The average price of a 7-day trip to Montreal is $1,263 for a solo traveler, $2,268 for a couple, and $4,253 for a family of 4. Montreal hotels range from $40 to $294 per night with an average of $107, while most vacation rentals will cost $150 to $400 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 $41 to $92 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 Montreal, QC, CA

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to YUL and stay in a 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 Montreal is usually mid to late September.

 

Average Montreal Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Montreal for a week is $945-$1,936($135-$277 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $41 to $92 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $316 to $716 for economy

Lodging: $57 to $96 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $73 to $89 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Montreal for a week is $1,918-$3,456($274-$494 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $82 to $184 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $632 to $1,432 for economy

Lodging: $57 to $96 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $73 to $89 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Montreal for a week is $3,096-$6,592($442-$942 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $164 to $368 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,264 to $2,864 for economy

Lodging: $114 to $192 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $117 to $125 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Montreal

How cheap can you make a vacation to Montreal? The cheapest trip to Montreal is about $84 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $21 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 $35.

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 Montreal for a week is $589-$1,376($84-$197 per day)

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

Flights: $316 to $716 for economy

Lodging: $35 to $40 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $61 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Montreal for a week is $1,052-$2,386($150-$341 per day)

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

Flights: $632 to $1,432 for economy

Lodging: $35 to $40 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $61 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Montreal for a week is $2,026-$4,592($289-$656 per day)

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

Flights: $1,264 to $2,864 for economy

Lodging: $70 to $80 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $29 to $92 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is harder to travel to Montreal cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury 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 Montreal.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Montreal for a week is $2,304-$8,060($329-$1,151 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $86 to $166 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $784 to $1,618 for first class

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

or $400 to $880 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Montreal for a week is $3,690-$10,840($527-$1,549 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $172 to $332 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,568 to $3,236 for first class

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

or $400 to $880 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Montreal for a week is $7,380-$18,512($1,054-$2,645 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $344 to $664 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,136 to $6,472 for first class

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

or $600 to $1,232 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Montreal Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Montreal is higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in 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.

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 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 Montreal.

 

Flight Costs to 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 Montreal our data includes 380 originating airports, and 155 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to 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 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 Montreal can easily cost $320 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $21 per person. Private tours can cost $636 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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