Arriving to Montreal
Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport situated 21 Km from the city. There are several ways to get from the airport to the Montreal downtown (Berri-UQÀM subway station).
BUS: it is the best and the cheapest way to get to Montreal center. The 747 bus line service runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, between the airport and Montreal downtown (Gare d’autocars de Montréal terminal next to Berri-UQÀM subway station).
The tickets can be purchased from the fare vending machines in the airport arrivals area. Payment in cash, by debit card or with VISA or MasterCard credit cards accepted. There are only three types of tickets that are accepted in the 747 bus line: 1-day pass (cost: 10$), 3-day pass (cost: 18$) and the weekly pass (cost: 25.5$). Other types of tickets (1-trip tickets, 10-trip tickets are not accepted in the 747 bus line). Finally, all those tickets provide full access to all buses and the metro network for the duration of their validity.
More details about the 747 bus and ticket fares are available through those links: 747 shuttle and Ticket fares.
TAXI: taxis can also be found at the airport. Not far from the arrival area, you can find an exit door that leads to taxi ranking area. The journey to the city centre will take you between 20 to 30 mn and you should expect to pay around 60$.