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There are 3 ways to get from Dorval to Gander Airport (YQX) by plane, train, car or car ferry

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Fly from Montreal

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Gander (YQX)

Cheapest

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Dorval to North Sydney, NS
  2. Take the car ferry from North Sydney, NS to Port aux Basques
  3. Drive from Port aux Basques to Gander Airport (YQX)

Train to Ottawa, fly

  1. Take the train from Dorval to Ottawa
  2. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Gander (YQX)

Montreal (YUL) to Gander (YQX) flights

The flight time between Montreal (YUL) and Gander (YQX) is around 5h 35m and covers a distance of around 1495 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 46m. The fastest flight normally takes 4h 4m. Services are operated by Air Canada, PAL Airlines, WestJet and others. Typically 44 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
3h 48m
Layover time:
1h 46m
Total time:
5h 35m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
4h 4m
Flight distance:
1495 km
Flights per week:
44
Cheapest price:
$361
Carbon emissions:
494 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
08:05
Last flight departs at:
18:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Montreal (YUL) to Gander (YQX) flight schedules

Dorval → Gander Airport (YQX)
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Rules to follow in Canada

2m

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Travel within Canada

Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
Regional restriction measures in place

COVID-19 help in Canada

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1-833-784-4397

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Canada.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gander Airport (YQX) is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gander Airport (YQX) is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Gander Airport (YQX) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1-833-784-4397.

Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Government of Canada.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dorval to Gander Airport (YQX) is to drive and car ferry which costs $230 - $440 and takes 28h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Dorval to Gander Airport (YQX) is to fly which costs $460 - $1,000 and takes 5h 12m.

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The distance between Dorval and Gander Airport (YQX) is 1496 km.

It takes approximately 5h 12m to get from Dorval to Gander Airport (YQX), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Montreal Airport to Gander Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 4m and has one stopover.

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Gander Airport (YQX) is 1h 30m ahead of Dorval. It is currently 11:32 AM in Dorval and 1:02 PM in Gander Airport (YQX).

PAL Airlines, WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Montreal Airport to Gander Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Gander Airport (YQX). Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Dorval to Montreal Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs $4.

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Map of how to get from Dorval to Gander Airport (YQX).
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  • Distance: 1495.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 12m

What companies run services between Dorval, QC, Canada and Gander Airport (YQX), Canada?

Air Canada, PAL Airlines and two other airlines fly from Dorval to Gander Airport (YQX) every 4 hours.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Gander via Halifax
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Gander via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Gander via Ottawa, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Gander via Halifax
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Ottawa to Gander via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Gander via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Gander via Quebec, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Gander via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Montreal to Gander via Halifax
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Gander via Halifax
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
PAL Airlines
Website
palaerospace.com
Flights from Montreal to Gander via St Johns
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Dorval to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$29 - $45
Business
$90 - $100
Economy
$57 - $60
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Ferry operators
Marine Atlantic
Phone
+1 800-341-7981
Website
marineatlantic.ca
Car ferry from North Sydney, NS to Port aux Basques
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $120
Schedules at
marineatlantic.ca
Adults
$44
Standard vehicle
$115
Bicycles
$18
Motorcycles
$58

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