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Flight from Montreal to Halifax
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Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for C$ 177 or less one-way and C$ 235 or less round-trip.
The cheapest flight from Montreal to Halifax was found, on average, 89 days before departure.
Book at least 3 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is June.
Morning departure is around 2% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Airport (YUL) features a single and large terminal divided into four areas called jetties. They include public areas and domestic, international, and trans-border jetties. To access the airside, you can use one of the checkpoints. Checkpoint A is door international and domestic flights, while Checkpoint C is for trans-border flights.
The best way to get to YUL would be via taxi. The average taxi ride takes about 18 minutes. Alternatively, you can take the bus with Express Line 747. It offers daily rides from downtown to the airport in 25 minutes. If you want private transportation to and from Montreal Airport, you can book a transfer. You can also drive to the airport and take advantage of the parking options at the airport.
Air Canada offers direct flights from YUL to Halifax International Airport (YHZ). Air Canada and WestJet provide one-stop flights on this route with layovers at Toronto. The journey time varies depending on the duration of the layover.
Both YUL and HYZ are wheelchair enabled. They feature courtesy wheelchairs, wheelchair assistance, elevators, lifts, and designated spots in the parking lot. Reduced mobility travelers can get special assistance if they contact their airlines at least 48 hours before their scheduled flights.
Before your scheduled flight, you can enjoy some activities at YUL. It provides several art exhibitions throughout the airport. The International Departures features an entertainment lounge on the Airside near gate 53. It features a Cyber Station, which provides PlayStation consoles with various games. You can also watch planes land and take off from Jacques-de-Lesseps Park at the Location: Intersection of Halpern and Jenkins on the airport's southeast side.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days
FAQs for booking Montreal to Halifax flights
Yes. YUL features three lounges for Domestic Departure, Transborder, and International Departures for first-class and business-class travelers. Economy class travelers can pay at the door to aces the National Bank Lounge on the Airside between gates 52 and 53. YUL also features a Desjardins Odyssey Lounge and Air France Lounge on the Airside of the International departures. However, they are only accessible by lounge membership programs.
Yes. YHZ features a designated space for parents who want to breastfeed in privacy. It features four soft chairs, a sink, and a changing table. You can find it on the main level between the food court and the art gallery.
YHZ provides some sleeping options for travelers with late-night arrivals. The staff and security accommodate overnight sleepers but are restricted to the landside area. You can also spend the night at the ALT hotel connected to the terminal via walkways on the mezzanine level. Several nearby hotels also provide airport shuttles, including Quality Inn Halifax hotel, Hilton Garden Inn Halifax Airport, and Holiday Inn Express and Suites Halifax Airport. However, earlier reservations are necessary.
Matrox bus route 320 offers rides from the airport to downtown Halifax. They leave every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take hotel shuttles to offsite locations. You can find metered taxis and shared-ride shuttles in the ground transportation area. Maritime Bus offers shuttle services between the YHZ airport and several locations in the Maritimes. Airport Express offers seasonal service to downtown Halifax.
A direct flight to Halifax will take on average 1h 40m to travel the 805 km flying distance from Montreal.
In normal times, a total of 258 direct flights connect Montreal to Halifax weekly. On average, there are 36 departures per day.
Air Canada connects Montreal to Halifax up to 11 flights per day, followed by Austrian Airlines (5 flights per day), and SWISS (4 flights per day).
For Montreal to Halifax, Saturday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Tuesday is the most expensive. Flying from Halifax back to Montreal, the best deals are generally found on Monday, with Tuesday being the most expensive.
When flying out of Montreal you will be using Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl. You will be landing at Halifax, also known as Halifax Intl.
The earliest flight leaves Montreal at 8:00 am and lands in Halifax at 10:30 am.
The last flight leaves Montreal at 9:50 pm and lands in Halifax at 12:21 am.
All the following airlines operate direct flights between Montreal and Halifax: Air Canada, Flair Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Porter Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Turkish Airlines, TAP AIR PORTUGAL, and Air Transat.
Only Air Canada offers inflight Wi-Fi service on the Montreal to Halifax Intl flight route.
The Boeing 737 MAX 8 is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the Montreal to Halifax Intl flight route.
Star Alliance is the only airline alliance operating flights between Montreal and Halifax.
There are direct flights from Montreal to Halifax on a daily basis.
The two airlines most popular with KAYAK users for flights from Montreal to Halifax are Porter Airlines and Air Canada. With an average price for the route of C$ 390 and an overall rating of 7.7, Porter Airlines is the most popular choice. Air Canada is also a great choice for the route, with an average price of C$ 375 and an overall rating of 7.1.
Air Canada, Lufthansa and Air Transat have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl to Halifax Intl. Confirm policies on booking site.
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Montreal to Halifax.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Halifax from Montreal is likely to change within 7 days, so travellers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to Halifax with an airline and back to Montreal with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Halifax from Montreal up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.