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Airport Information

Located only 20 minutes from downtown, and 14 miles (22km) from Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth, Montréal-Trudeau International Airport (YUL) is one of the largest in Canada with direct flights from some 40 carriers to over 130 international destinations in Canada, the United States and abroad.

Car Rental

All major car rental agencies have counters at Montréal–Trudeau International Airport, located on the ground floor of the multi-level parking facility in front of the terminal.

There is a Budget Rent-a-Car office in the train station two floors below the hotel. There are Hertz and Avis locations one block from the hotel.

Avis: (800) 879-2847
Tilden: (800) 387-4747
Budget: (800) 268-8970
Hertz: (800) 263-0678
Thrifty: (800) 367-2277


Valet Parking (250 spaces) is available at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth. Enter at the Main Entrance, Belmont and Cathcart Street.

$29 per night, taxes excluded, departure prior to 4:00pm
$22.75 taxes excluded for up to 12 hours
$5 taxes excluded per 20 minutes


Entrance on South side of Belmont Street. Fees must be paid at the parking pay stations.

Pedestrian Network

The hotel is linked directly to the métro and many businesses and sites of interest via the Underground Pedestrian Network.

Public Transportation


If coming directly from the airport, there is a taxi service that brings you directly to or from downtown hotels for a flat rate of $40.


At the heart of Montréal life since 1966, the métro system counts 68 stations and provides more than 1.2 million passenger trips each day. A public corporation, the STM serves the mobility needs of residents and visitors by offering an efficient public transit system (bus and metro).

The hotel has direct access to the Bonaventure Metro Station through an underground tunnel. There is a hotel entrance from the metro station. For more information, visit the STM website.

Smartphone users can download the STM app for iPhone and Android from the App Store and Google Play. The app provides daily bus and subway schedules and lets users save routes, among other options.


The hotel is located directly above Central Station. There is a hotel entrance from the train station. Please follow signage.

Via Rail

747 Express Bus

Take Bus 747 (Airport-Downtown Shuttle) and get off at the corner of Mansfield/René-Lévesque (stop #4). The hotel is located at 900 René-Lévesque Boulevard W. Please consult the STM webpage for fare information.

Featuring nine stops in each direction, the 747 bus service operated by the City of Montréal is provided 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and offers transportation between downtown Montréal and Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport. The bus arrives a frequency of 7 minutes and stops conveniently near major hotels such as Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth and takes approximately 25-30 minutes each way, depending on traffic towards the airport. Tickets are purchased at the cost of $10 inside the terminal before boarding. When returning, a $10 bus fare is paid aboard the bus (coins only, bills are not accepted). Tickets provide travellers with a transit pass valid on the STM bus and metro network for 24 hours. For more information, visit the STM website.

From the United States

Please contact your travel agency or call 1 888 VIA-RAIL (1 888 842-7245 FREE). For information on Amtrak trains from Canada, visit the Amtrak website or call 1 800 USA-RAIL (1 800 872-7245 FREE).

Individuals who are speech or hearing impaired may communicate through telecommunication devices (TTY) by dialing (toll-free) 1 800 268-9503 FREE.

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