The average price of a 7-day trip to Downtown Montreal is $1,199 for a solo traveler, $2,153 for a couple, and $4,037 for a family of 4. Downtown Montreal hotels range from $40 to $294 per night with an average of $108, while most vacation rentals will cost $100 to $380 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) are between $501 and $796 per person for economy flights and $1,572 to $2,498 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $46 to $86 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Downtown Montreal, QC, CA

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to YUL and stay in a Downtown Montreal hotel:

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 19th)
  • March 19th to April 1st
  • August 13th to December 9th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Downtown Montreal is usually mid to late September.

 

Average Downtown Montreal Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Downtown Montreal for a week is $986-$1,815($141-$259 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $46 to $86 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $316 to $637 for economy

Lodging: $58 to $96 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $61 to $75 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Downtown Montreal for a week is $1,994-$3,372($285-$482 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $172 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $632 to $1,274 for economy

Lodging: $58 to $96 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $61 to $75 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Downtown Montreal for a week is $3,062-$6,108($437-$873 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $184 to $344 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,264 to $2,548 for economy

Lodging: $116 to $192 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $85 to $105 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Downtown Montreal

How cheap can you make a vacation to Downtown Montreal? The cheapest trip to Downtown Montreal is about $83 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 5% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $20 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $36.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Downtown Montreal for a week is $583-$1,171($83-$167 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $21 to $42 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $316 to $637 for economy

Lodging: $36 to $40 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Downtown Montreal for a week is $1,046-$2,102($149-$300 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $42 to $84 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $632 to $1,274 for economy

Lodging: $36 to $40 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Downtown Montreal for a week is $2,044-$4,204($292-$601 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $84 to $168 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,264 to $2,548 for economy

Lodging: $72 to $80 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $60 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is harder to travel to Downtown Montreal cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Downtown Montreal Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Downtown Montreal.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Downtown Montreal for a week is $2,260-$6,677($323-$954 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $87 to $181 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $733 to $1,306 for first class

Lodging: $153 to $294 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $380 to $684 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Downtown Montreal for a week is $3,602-$9,250($515-$1,321 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $174 to $362 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,466 to $2,612 for first class

Lodging: $153 to $294 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $380 to $684 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Downtown Montreal for a week is $7,204-$16,040($1,029-$2,291 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $348 to $724 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,932 to $5,224 for first class

Lodging: $306 to $588 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $608 to $958 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Downtown Montreal Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Downtown Montreal is higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Downtown Montreal due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Downtown Montreal Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Downtown Montreal hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Downtown Montreal.

 

Flight Costs to Downtown Montreal

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $796 average in late July to a low of $501 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $524. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Downtown Montreal our data includes 380 originating airports, and 155 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Downtown Montreal from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $4,734 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Lester B. Pearson International (YYZ) in Toronto (Canada) at an average of just $130.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Downtown Montreal, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $295, so you can easily save about 59% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Downtown Montreal can easily cost $320 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $21 per person. Private tours can cost $631 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

 

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