Saint Paul Street in Montreal at night.

Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Montreal (YUL)

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Visiting from Sydney to Montreal


Montréal in North America is blessed with fun-filled parks, narrow streets, lush green back alleys and charming homes. One of the most popular neighbourhoods is Plateau-Mont-Royal with its colourful buildings—especially those around Square St. Louis. There are iconic delis, trendy cafes and the city’s prettiest parks including La Fontaine and Laurier. The French-infused city is home to the hottest food scene famous for their bagels, smoked meats, poutine and food markets similar to Paris. Montréal has festivals galore that celebrate art, music and comedy along with stunning museums to explore. As Canada's second largest city, there is always something happening in Montréal, Qubec province.

Flight information

Fly Sydney (SYD) to Montreal (YYL)

The approximate flight time for flights from Sydney to Montreal is 24 hours and 52 minutes.

When to visit

The best time to visit Montral, Québec is during summer (June to September) as the city comes to life with festivals including Jazz de Montréal and Just For Laughs Festival. It’s the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors and cool off at the Plage Jean-Doré and stroll around the Old Port. Temperatures average around 26°C. Autumn (September to October) is a beautiful time to visit to see the colourful leaves around Mount Royal Park and the Botanic gardens. Winter gets very chilly with snow, winter festivals and is a lovely time to enjoy shopping, ice skating and Christmas markets. Temperatures drop to around -10°C.

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Montreal Airport (YUL). Officially named as Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport. Is the international airport serving Montreal Island, located 20 km away from Montreal city centre. It is the busiest airport in the province of Quebec and the third one in Canada.

Arriving in Montréal

The helpful staff at Montréal Airport will greet you when you land and assist you with your travel needs. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are various transport options available to get you on your way.         

Getting into Montréal from Montréal Airport

Montreal Airport offers a variety of transport options to make getting into the city centre easy. Public transport options include the 747 bus line that runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, between Montréal-Trudeau Airport and downtown Montréal. Travel time may vary between 45 to 70 minutes, depending on traffic. VIA Rail Canada is the trainline connecting to the city or take a regional shuttle service with Skyport. Car rental agencies are available with a variety of providers available to book. It is possible to take a taxi from the arrivals level near the central exit located in front of the cloakroom, where a dispatcher will assist you. Private limousines can be arranged, along with ride share services Uber and Eva.

Getting around Montréal

The best ways to get around Montreal are on foot or by public transport. Montreal is a very walkable city; however the Montreal Metro and bus are both cost-efficient and easy to use. The metro (subway) has just four lines connecting the downtown centre to major tourist sites, bus stops and train stations. Experience Montreal like a local by hopping on a bike with many cycling paths thought the city. Enjoy a ride in a taxi, Uber or hire a car to explore the city. As Montréal is an island, there are water taxis running between the Old Port of Montréal and Parc Jean-Drapeau, Longueuil, and along the St. Lawrence River.

Departure information

Fly from Sydney

Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Sydney, there are a few things you should know so you’re prepared for your upcoming trip. 

What is the main airport called?

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD). Is an international airport in Sydney, Australia located 8 km south of the Sydney central business district, in the suburb of Mascot. 

Baggage allowance

Passengers on Qantas flights from Sydney are allocated checked baggage. If you require extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online before departure. 

Checking in

Passengers travelling from Sydney, ensure you check-in online or via the Qantas App before you arrive at the airport from 24 hours before departure.

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Enjoy peace of mind knowing baggage is included on all Qantas flights. Find out all you need to know about checked baggage.

Food and drinks on every flight

Enjoy a meal or snack every time you fly with us, as well as a range of refreshments including beer and wine+.

Inflight entertainment

Enjoy a range of entertainment on every flight including TV, the latest movies and more+.

Important Information

Disclaimer: ^ You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn and redeem Qantas Points. A joining fee may apply. Membership and Qantas Points are subject to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program terms and conditions.

Disclaimer: ++ Status Credits are earned on eligible Qantas, Jetstar, oneworld® member and oneworld connect® airlines only - see the Airline Earning Tables and Qantas Frequent Flyer program Terms and Conditions for details. Status Credits may not be earned on some fare types and booking classes. 

Disclaimer: +Meals, beverages, entertainment and offerings vary between flights and cabins. Alcohol offered during select flight times on select flights.