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The REM will offer fast and direct service to the airport regardless of traffic. Allow approximately 20 minutes from downtown.

A metro station at the airport

The REM will make it possible to travel to the airport by train. Reliable and frequent service will be guaranteed at all times and will be unaffected by traffic. The REM will also be connected to the three major STM metro lines: the Orange line (Bonaventure), the Green line (McGill) and the Blue line (Édouard-Montpetit). All network stations will have elevators, so as to ensure access for commuters who cannot use the stairs.

From downtown to the airport in 20 minutes

Next steps

The YUL-Montréal-Trudeau-Airport station will be located underground. Construction will begin in summer 2019 with the arrival of a tunnel-boring machine (which will start excavating at the Technoparc). During the commissioning, wide platforms will be built to receive commuters and facilitate line transfers.

REM station Montréal-Trudeau Airport YUL

REM at the airport

Bonaventure to the airport

25 minutes

McGill to the airport

24 minutes

Édouard-Montpetit to the airport

21 minutes

Commissioning schedule under review
with Aéroport de Montréal

Peak frequency

10 minutes

Off-peak frequency

15 minutes

FAQ

Here are the travel times to the airport from the 25 other REM stations.
 

South Shore

  • Brossard: 41'

  • Du Quartier: 38'
  • Panama: 35'

Downtown

  • Île-des-Soeurs: 31'

  • Griffintown – Bernard-Landry: 27'
  • Central Station: 25'
  • McGill: 24'
  • Édouard-Montpetit: 21'

Mount-Royal and Saint-Laurent

  • Canora: 18'
  • Ville-de-Mont-Royal: 17'
  • Côte-de-Liesse: 15'
  • Montpellier: 13'
  • Du Ruisseau: 11'
  • Bois-Franc: 9'
  • Marie-Curie: 2'

West Island

  • Sunnybrooke: approx. 24'

  • Pierrefonds-Roxboro: approx. 26'
  • Des Sources: approx. 26'
  • Fairview-Pointe-Claire: approx. 30'
  • Kirkland: approx. 33'
  • Anse-à-l'Orme: approx. 36'

North Shore

  • Île-Bigras: approx. 29'
  • Sainte-Dorothée: approx. 31'
  • Grand-Moulin: approx. 34'
  • Deux-Montagnes: approx. 36'

 

* To get to the airport from this station, you have to make a transfer at Bois-Franc. We added a conservative 10-minute connection time in our calculations.

If you are taking the REM from the South Shore, you just choose, after arriving at the station, the REM train that will go all the way to the Airport terminus. Roughly one in every three REM trains will travel to the airport (outside of peak hours in morning and evening), which means one departure every 10 to 15 minutes.

If you are taking the REM from the West Island or the North Shore, you will have to switch platforms at Bois-Franc station so you can catch a train going to the Montréal-Trudeau airport.

For example, here is how you can reach the airport from Kirkland station:

  • Take the REM from Kirkland to Bois-Franc (14 minutes)
  • Switch platforms and wait several minutes at Bois-Franc
  • Take the REM from Bois-Franc to the airport (9 minutes)

In total, getting to the airport will involve 23 minutes of travel time and a few minutes of transfer time.

The Autorité régionale de transport métropolitain (ARTM) is responsible for setting fares for public transit - bus, metro, commuter train and the future REM - on its territory, in collaboration with the various operators.

The fare reform deployed as of July 2021 establishes the basic principles of the fare framework. The schedule may evolve over the next few years in line with new services that may be introduced on the ARTM's territory.

Details concerning the pricing of services to the airport, if applicable, will be communicated in the coming years, before the YUL-Aéroport-Montréal-Trudeau station is put into service.

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