KLM Royal Dutch Airline
Le Plateau district, Montréal
 

Practical info Montreal, Canada

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

Electricity

Electrical current is 120 volts, 60Hz. American-style flat two-pin plugs and a plug with a third round grounding pin are standard.

Currency

The currency used is the Canadian Dollar (CAD). Banks and bureaux de change will change cash, as will some hotels. Major credit cards are widely accepted and ATMs are widespread. US Dollars are widely accepted.

Communication

The international access code for Canada is +1. The outgoing code is 011 followed by the relevant country code. The outgoing code is not necessary for calls to the US and the Caribbean. Hotels, cafes and restaurants offering free wifi are widely available. As international roaming costs can be high, purchasing a local prepaid SIM card can be a cheaper option.

Emergency number

911 (all emergencies)

Travel documents and health

Everything about travel documents

Everything about health and KLM Health Services

Public holidays

Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport

www.admtl.com

Getting to the city

The 747 Express is an airport bus service, taking passengers into the centre of Montreal and to the major downtown hotels. A shuttle takes people from the airport to the train station, while there are also hotels shuttles and regional shuttles. Uber and taxi services are also available.

Car rental

Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Thrifty are represented on site.

Airport taxi's

Metered taxis are readily available and can be found waiting outside the baggage reclaim area on the ground level. There are also Uber services available.

Facilities

The Departures Level offers ATMs and bureaux de change, as well as duty-free and other shops. A variety of restaurants, bars, and cafes are available on both levels and wifi access is available from anywhere in the terminal. Business facilities are available in the VIP lounges. Disabled travellers are well catered for and passengers with special needs should contact their airline in advance.

Parking

Short-term parking is charged at C$6 for the first 20 minutes and C$37 per day; and indoor parking is available in HotelParc, charging C$8 for 20 minutes and C$39 per day. Long-term parking is cheapest in Econoparc at C$18-C$25 per day and C$120-C$150 per week, and the lot is connected to the terminal by a free shuttle service. Valet parking is also available; the reception area is next to the terminal.

Internet

Wifi is available in the terminal and is free for one hour.