Airport location, terminals and transportation
Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport is a civilian passenger airport servicing Montreal and the outskirts of the city. It was put into operation in 1941. In 1960, it received the status of the international airport and became the main transportation hub, connecting Canada and European countries. In 2004, the airport was renamed after one of the prime ministers of Canada. It is fourth most important airport in Canada. The terminal of the airport is divided into several areas, which are the public area, the domestic area, the international area and the US flight area.
Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport is connected with the city by several means of transport. These include express bus number 747, regional buses and passenger railway train. One can order a taxi or a limousine at the arrival level, near the main exit.
Rental offices, how to find them, where to return car
The number of transnational companies, providing car rental services, operate in Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport. These are Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Thrifty. In order to hire a vehicle you will be required to present your driver's license and identity card. You can pick up your leased vehicle at the car rental locations, which are concentrated in the multilevel car park, placed next to the terminal. Such firms as National, Avis, Dollar, Hertz, Thrifty, and Tipoa have their car rental and collection locations in the parking lot of the airport. The clients of Budget and Hertz pick up the rental cars in the airport terminal. The car rental office of Budget, Enterprise, and Alamo is situated in the terminal. You should consult the information boards in the arrival areas. Another car rental facility, belonging to Hertz, is located at 555 Rue Arthur Fecteau, Dorval. This location is positioned near economy parking P 8. The car rental office of Avis is at 575 Boulevard Albert de Niverville, Dorval, beside economy parking P 9.
The car rental facilities of Payless and Avis are located at the following address; 955 Boulevard Montréal-Toronto, Dorval. The stops of several buses and a railway station are found next to them. The shuttles of vehicle hire companies run to the car rental locations, lying outside the terminal of the airport. A shuttle takes customers from the departure level. The car rental facilities start working according to the schedule, so you should check the time with the representative of the certain firm.
Long-term and short-term parking, hotels nearby
At the airport, parking is possible near the terminal. What is more, a valet parking service is available. Economy parking provides reduced-cost parking spaces and a free 24-hour shuttle service to the airport. A heated parking garage is stationed beneath the terminal and is connected to it. The airport offers several discount programs for its parking, available if booking is made online. Some programs are seasonal. There is a special free Cell Parc zone for short-term parking for those who meet or say goodbye to passengers. They can stay in this zone for no longer than 2 hours. It is serviced by a free shuttle.
The Marriot hotel is nestled in the territory of the airport, near the terminal. The hotel has its own parking.