An international destination of choice, Montréal is easily accessed by land, water and air. Downtown is a mere 20 minutes from the Pierre-Elliott Trudeau International Airport, which handles some 600 flights daily. Public transit is not only affordable, it’s also a great way to get around the city. Quick, safe and clean, the metro connects downtown to major tourism attractions, as well as to numerous bus stops and train stations. In addition, cycling enthusiasts enjoy 450 kilometres of bicycle paths, many of which lead to major tourist areas.
Don’t forget to ensure you have a valid passport at all times, and in some cases, a visa. American citizens returning home should also be aware that there are new customs requirements in effect . For more information, visit the Web sites of Citizenship and Immigration Canada and the U.S. Department of State.
To finish your trip in style, take some time out to shop for gifts and souvenirs. Details on the transport of goods can be found on the Canada Border Services Agency Web site.
Established in 1922, Taxi Diamond features a fleet of some 1,000 cars. Its team provides fast and courteous service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Its many services include reservations for any occasion, fast and secure parcel delivery, payment by credit or debit card and corporate accounts.
1 800 716-6727
With annual revenues of $16.4 billion and more than 78,000 employees, Enterprise Holdings, through its regional subsidiaries, operates the largest fleet of vehicles in the world through a global network of more than 8,100 airport and neighborhood locations under the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental, and Alamo Rent A Car brands. Its Business Rental Program offers tailored, sustainable transportation solutions, from airport and home city rentals to car sharing and fleet management.AVAILABLE SERVICES:
1 800 325-8007
The STM offers tourists passes valid for a one or three-day period, allowing them unlimited access to its bus and métro (subway) network. The STM Family Outings programme includes a Fare Privilege for parents who use the bus and métro with their children. Upon presenting their transit fare, adults can travel without additional charge with up to five children under the age of 12 on weekends and holidays.
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Featuring 24-hour service, 7 days a week, 365-days a year, the 747 Aéroport P.-E.-Trudeau/Centre-ville service includes nine stops in each direction, taking approximately 45-60 minutes each way depending to traffic conditions. Buses will run frequently, are custom-designed to serve the airport, and are handicap-accessible. Furthermore, for the fare payable on board (coins only) –, travellers may enjoy unlimited bus and metro access for that 24-hour period.
Since 1972, this taxi cooperative has been offering round-the-clock, rapid and courteous service. Clients can take advantage of local or long distance rides as well as city tours.