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Flights to Montreal in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inAugustHigh demand for flights, 6% potential price rise
Cheapest inAprilBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average priceHK$7,846Average for return flights in December 2021
Return fromHK$8,368From Hong Kong Intl to Montreal
One-way fromHK$3,853One-way flight from Hong Kong Intl (HKG) to Montreal

Cheap flights to Montreal in December, January 2021

The best prices found for YMQ flights for December, January
25 Jan - 1 Apr
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

2 stops

39h 41m
YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

HKG

Hong Kong Intl

1 stop

30h 10m
HK$8,368

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/12/21

25 Jan - 1 Apr
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

1 stop

32h 30m
YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

HKG

Hong Kong Intl

1 stop

30h 10m
HK$9,218

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 5/12/21

25 Jan - 1 Apr
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

2 stops

32h 50m
YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

HKG

Hong Kong Intl

2 stops

33h 00m
HK$9,632

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/12/21

Montreal 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Montreal found for this year
7 Dec - 14 Dec
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

1 stop

32h 25m
YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

HKG

Hong Kong Intl

1 stop

28h 35m
HK$11,207

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 6/12/21

7 Dec - 14 Dec
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

2 stops

34h 45m
YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

HKG

Hong Kong Intl

3 stops

34h 19m
HK$11,784

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 6/12/21

7 Dec - 14 Dec
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

1 stop

32h 25m
YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

HKG

Hong Kong Intl

2 stops

24h 15m
HK$12,658

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 6/12/21

Can I fly to Montreal from Hong Kong right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Hong Kong to Montreal

Most visitors from Hong Kong need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Montreal.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Hong Kong must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Montreal.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Hong Kong are not required to quarantine after entering Montreal.

Documents
Compassionate entry for travellers and limited release from quarantine - Foreign nationals traveling without an advance written approval for an exemption of a border restriction may be denied entry into Canada.


Can I fly back to Hong Kong from Montreal?

Returning to Hong Kong from Montreal

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Montreal must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Hong Kong.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Montreal are not required to quarantine after entering Hong Kong.

When is the best time to fly to Montreal?

Average Montreal flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month

HKG - YMQ

Price

HK$4,729 - HK$9,498

YMQ

Temperature

-9 - 22 °C

YMQ

Precipitation

64 - 111 mm

Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, January is seen as the time to fly to Montreal, however, it is possible to get good deals throughout the year. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Montreal, the warmest period tends to be July, with the wettest being August.

When is the best time to book a flight to Montreal?

The price you pay for your flight to Montreal may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 59 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Montreal?

Thursday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Montreal. Flying on Sunday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Montreal?

Flights at midday are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Montreal. Flights in the evening are usually the most expensive.

To call Montreal merely the Paris of North America is to sell it short. True, the island in the Saint Lawrence River has the architecture, the food and joie de vivre of the French capital, but it is a mix of more than 40 ethnic groups, a complicated history and a vibrant and edgy bohemian scene that confounds that description.

The city freezes during wintertime and temperatures plummet to -30, but there is no bad time to search for cheap flights to Montreal. Montrealers make the most of winter with a carnival; shopping in Ville Souteraine, the underground city, with more than 30km of shopping, and its hearty fare (including poutine, a rib-sticking mix of chips, cheese curd and gravy).

The starting point for the tourist is Vieux Montreal. Here, you’ll find City Hall, Bonsecours Market, and the awe-inspiring Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel. In “new” Montreal, Le Plateau is the city’s creative heart, home to designers, writers and artists.

Montreal is human scale with Mont Royal, 1,000 parks, 350km of bicycle paths and 900 outdoor skating rinks. Prince Arthur Street, Saint-Laurent and Les Eclusiers are the places to party. Bars are open until 3am and some never close.

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Montreal climate

With predominantly wet, warm summers and cold, snowy winters, the climate of Montreal is varied and seasonal. In winter snowfall is abundant, and snow is common both in spring and autumn. Temperatures well below freezing are experienced in winter, and the bitter weather is exacerbated by wind chill. Summer brings sunshine and pleasant days, with high humidity on occasion, although highs seldom exceed 25C. Rain can be expected any time of year in Montreal, but summer tends to be the wettest season. A feature of the climate of Montreal is the possibility of late autumn heat waves, enjoyed as “Indian summers”, which frequently occur.

When is the best time to fly to Montreal?

Although Montreal has a long and harsh winter it is still a year-round tourist destination thanks to its numerous festivals and underground city with more than 2,000 shops.

Peak season:

Summer, specifically late June to August is the busiest and most expensive time to book Montreal flights and visit. The weather is warm and there are a number of festivals going on at that time including: the ten-day Festival International de Jazz in late June, the International Fireworks Competition in late June and July, the World Film Festival and Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in August.

Off season:

Many frequent visitors actually prefer to go during September and October when the crowds have disappeared and the weather’s still pleasant. In terms of value, spring is the best time to visit because Montreal flights, hotels and car rentals drop dramatically, but bear in mind that it is mud season, the time when all the snow melts and getting around town can become a little uncomfortable.

Getting around Montreal

Between the city’s smart layout and extremely efficient public transport system, you’ll never worry about getting where you need to go. There are also plenty of bike paths all over the city if you want to get a little exercise. Public transport consists of metro, bus and commuter rail and is run by STCUM. The metro is sparkling clean and has four different lines with dozens of stations. The bus routes are connected with the metro and both run between 5:30am and 1am. There are also a few night buses running after regular service ends. You can also get into the suburbs by connecting to the commuter rail. Check out the bus and metro tourist passes to save some money. Taxis are available by phone or by hailing one off of the street. If you really want to rent a car, there are plenty of companies in the city, but with congested traffic and all the easy transport options, it’s not recommended. 

What is good to know if travelling to Montreal?

  • Eat some poutine, the national dish, a warming dish of fries topped with fresh cheese curds and gravy. The smoked meat sandwich (served with potato chips, coleslaw and a pickle) is a Montreal tradition too. Go to Schwartz’s to buy it, it has been a “Montreal Tradition Since 1928”.
  • Mark Twain once said that Montreal was the only city he was ever in where you couldn’t throw a brick for breaking a church window. There are four Roman Catholic basilicas: Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral, Notre-Dame Basilica, St. Patrick’s Basilica, and Saint Joseph’s Oratory, Canada’s largest church. Its dome is the largest after Saint Peter’s Basilica in Rome.
  • The Underground city is an ingenious way of escaping the cold Montreal winters. There are more than 32km (20 miles) of tunnels with shopping malls, hotels, offices, museums and public transport systems.
  • You can walk from the top of Peel Street to Mount Royal for a panoramic view of the city, the river and the Monteregian Hills in the distance. There is a park and two cemeteries at the top of Mount Royal – Notre-Dame-des-Neiges, which is Catholic, founded in 1854, and Mount Royal cemetery, a nondenominational resting place founded in 1853.
  • The Old Town (Vieux Montréal) is charming and very, very old by North American standards. The oldest buildings date back to the 1600s. Architectural gems include Montreal City Hall, Bonsecours Market and the Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel.
  • The Latin Quarter is where the restaurants and bars are. The Museum Quarter is where you will find the Museum of Fine Arts and the McCord Museum of Canadian History.
  • Montreal likes to laugh. Montreal Just for Laughs festival takes place in July. It also likes to listen to jazz music. The world-famous festival is on in late-June/July.
  • The Montreal Biodome is a fascinating place, a zoo with four ecosystems: Tropical Forest, a replica of the South American rainforest; Laurentian Forest, a replica of North American wilderness; Saint Lawrence Marine Eco-system, modelled on the Gulf of Saint Lawrence; and a polar area divided into Arctic and Antarctic.