Moncton travel guide

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You're Going to Love Moncton

With a population of 87,467, Moncton is a must-see destination in New Brunswick, Canada. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Moncton to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Moncton

If you’re looking for affordable options, Rossano's Italian Grill - Moncton (30 Mapleton Rd) and Clos Restaurant (611 Main Street) are great picks. For delicious green meals, Milestones Grill + Bar - Moncton (239 Carson Dr) and Boston Pizza - Moncton (1380 Mountain Rd) are recommended spots to get vegetarian or vegan food in Moncton.

When to visit Moncton

Moncton in September
Estimated hotel price
C$ 163
1 night at 3-star hotel
Moncton in September
Estimated hotel price
C$ 163
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Moncton in July, when the average temperature is 20 °C, and the highest can go up to 25 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -13 °C, with an average temperature of -8 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in March, when precipitation is around 106 mm. In contrast, August is usually the driest month of the year in Moncton, with an average rainfall of 77 mm.

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How to Get to Moncton

Plane

When flying to Moncton, you’ll arrive at Moncton Intl (YQM), which is located 9 km from the city centre Airlines that fly from Canada to Moncton include Air Canada, Emirates and Korean Air. The shortest domestic flight to Moncton departs from Toronto and takes around 2h 10m.

Train

VIA Rail Canada is the only carrier operating train routes to Moncton. The train station in Moncton is called Moncton, and is located 1.5 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Moncton is to pick up a car rental from Halifax, which is about 187 km from Moncton. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Budget, among others, in Halifax.

Bus

Moncton’s bus station is located 21 km from the downtown.

Plane

When flying to Moncton, you’ll arrive at Moncton Intl (YQM), which is located 9 km from the city centre Airlines that fly from Canada to Moncton include Air Canada, Emirates and Korean Air. The shortest domestic flight to Moncton departs from Toronto and takes around 2h 10m.

Train

VIA Rail Canada is the only carrier operating train routes to Moncton. The train station in Moncton is called Moncton, and is located 1.5 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Moncton is to pick up a car rental from Halifax, which is about 187 km from Moncton. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Budget, among others, in Halifax.

Bus

Moncton’s bus station is located 21 km from the downtown.

Airports near Moncton

Airlines serving Moncton

Lufthansa
Good (4,685 reviews)
KLM
Good (849 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,618 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,302 reviews)
Air France
Good (983 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,965 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,119 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,885 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (230 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (774 reviews)
Aeromexico
Good (811 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (985 reviews)
Azores Airlines
Good (29 reviews)
Air Transat
Good (270 reviews)
WestJet
Good (1,940 reviews)
Porter Airlines
Good (160 reviews)
Flair Airlines
Good (178 reviews)
Sunwing Airlines
Good (23 reviews)
PAL Airlines
Good (9 reviews)
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Where to stay in Moncton

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Moncton and Travelodge Suites by Wyndham Moncton.

Where to stay in popular areas of Moncton

Most booked hotels in Moncton

Wingate by Wyndham Dieppe Moncton
4 stars
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
C$ 177+
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Moncton
2 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 156+
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dieppe Airport
2 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 169+
Casino New Brunswick
4 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 184+
Quality Inn Airport
2 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 151+
Coastal Inn Moncton/ Dieppe
3 stars
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
C$ 132+

Renting a car in Moncton

Renting a car in Moncton costs C$ 87 per day, on average. Budget, Hertz and Thrifty are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to rent a car in Moncton is the Thrifty branch at 777 Aviation Avenue, which is 9 km from the downtown.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 12% cheaper than airport locations in Moncton.

Expect to pay C$ 1.90 per litre in Moncton (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 22.71 and C$ 30.28. The most frequently booked car type in Moncton is Compact (Toyota RAV4 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate rental cars (Mazda Mazda3 or similar) are, on average, 61% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Moncton costs C$ 87 per day, on average. Budget, Hertz and Thrifty are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to rent a car in Moncton is the Thrifty branch at 777 Aviation Avenue, which is 9 km from the downtown.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 12% cheaper than airport locations in Moncton.

Expect to pay C$ 1.90 per litre in Moncton (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 22.71 and C$ 30.28. The most frequently booked car type in Moncton is Compact (Toyota RAV4 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate rental cars (Mazda Mazda3 or similar) are, on average, 61% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.