Quebec Airport Mini Guide
About Quebec Airport…
Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport is 11km from the capital city of Quebec. It is a relatively small but busy airport.
How can I get There?
There are 350 flights a week into the airport, these are from North (LA
) and South America (Mexico
) and Europe. These flights are operated by 8 scheduled airlines and 3 charter airlines.
How do I get to the City?
RTC bus 78 departs from the airport terminal a few times a day (Monday to Friday) or get to the city faster by taking a taxi. If you have rented a car, you will find the car rental office on the main floor of the admin building. It’s easy to drive, just follow the Autoroute 440W, it takes about 22 minutes to get to the city.
What Facilities Does the Airport Have?
You will find ATMs and ICE currency exchange counters on both levels of the terminal, for all your money services. The Information Booth on Level 1, can answer any questions you may have about the airport and also offers coat check and storage as well as helping you to re-start your car! The airport is divided into 3 passenger zones, to keep everyone happy – there is KidZone, a children’s play area and Comfort Zone offers quiet areas for you to relax before the flight. The Business Zone is on level 2 and has 14 quiet workstations with high speed internet. On level 2 you will also find the VIP lounge which offers a bar service and light meals for a fee or qualifying airline ticket.
Can I eat There?
Yes, there is always Tim Horton’s for coffee and a cake or you can have a cool drink and a snack at Aerobar. For something more substantial you can eat at Restaurant Altitude and Bar.
Are There any Shops?
You can buy a book or newspaper for your journey at Relay or grab a snack at the vending machines if you are on the run. Look for bargains at the Duty Free store whilst you wait for your flight.
My Flight has Been Cancelled, is There a Hotel at the Airport?
No, unfortunately. But the Comfort Inn Quebec Airport is 5km away and offers transport to and from the airport. It has 3 stars and 79 rooms with free Wi-Fi.
Quebec Airport (YQB) is known as the Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport. This airport was first established as a flight training facility but is now the second busiest airport in Quebec. Quebec Airport is an award winning airport having been voted best airport in North America by the International Council of Airports (ACI).
Car hire in Quebec Airport makes sense as the airport is located about 10 kilometres outside of Quebec city. However as this is a busy airport we advise you to book your vehicle rental in advance to get bargains.