Montreal Prices & Travel Costs

Last Updated: Jan 2024

For most North Americans, Montreal feels like a familiar trip to Europe. The city is attractive and the French influence is impossible to miss.

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Travel Costs to Montreal

Population 1,600,000
Area 3,600,000
Timezone UTC-5
Currency Canadian dollar
BACKPACKER INDEX: US$87.48
1 USD = 1.3700 CAD
133 World cities ranked cheapest to most expensive: Backpacker Index for 2024

Accommodation Costs in Montreal

Montreal Hotel Seasons

Montreal Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar33.58 - 47.45
starstarstarstarstar42.34 - 98.54
starstarstarstarstar51.09 - 186.13
starstarstarstarstar94.89 - 230.66
starstarstarstarstar343.07 - 388.32

Montreal Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed18.25 - 30.66

Montreal Attractions Prices

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Marguerite-Bourgeoys MuseumIncluding the Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, this museum in the Old City deals with religious art.
adults
students
ages 65+
10.22
5.11
8.76
Montréal Museum of Archeology and HistoryLearn about Montreal's beginnings at this Old City museum.
adults
students
ages 5-12
16.06
10.95
5.84
Montreal BiosphereThis geodesic dome was from the 67 Expo and is now an environmental museum.
adults
students
16.06
11.68

Montreal Food and Drink Prices

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastFrench-style bread-based breakfasts are common in Montreal, though other options exist.5.11 - 8.76
Budget lunchThere are plenty of good non-chain casual and fast-food places that offer good value in Montreal.7.30 - 10.95
Budget dinnerA proper sit-down dinner will usually be great, but rarely too cheap.10.95 - 17.52
Beer (pint)The large Canadian lagers are often on good specials at pubs. Nightclubs will charge more. 5.84 - 8.03
PoutineThis classic Montreal dish of fries topped with gravy and cheese curds (and often much more) can be a cheap meal or a great drunken snack.3.65 - 7.30

Montreal Transport Prices

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center29.20
Airport express bus to city center7.30
Public bus from airport to city2.19
3km taxi ride in Montreal5.84 - 8.76
Metro or bus ride in Montreal2.19
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When to visit Montreal

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)
January2272.8
February25102.6
March36212.8
April51352.9
May66472.7
June75563.3
July79613.4
August77593.6
September68503.3
October55393.0
November42293.5
December28133.4

Montreal Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar6:56am7:08pm
21 Jun5:06am8:47pm
21 Sep6:40am6:54pm
21 Dec7:31am4:14pm

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