Canada’s second largest city, Montreal is a major business and leisure destination. The charm of Old Montreal attracts visitors from across the country and around the world. Similarly, Amsterdam’s rich culture and history as well as its picturesque canals are major draws for travellers. Whether you are visiting family or escaping on a holiday, daily flights connect Montreal-Trudeau International Airport (YUL) and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS).
KLM flights from Montreal
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines operates non-stop flights between Montreal and its hub in Amsterdam. In Montreal, business class travellers and other eligible passengers have access to the Air France-KLM Lounge. At Schiphol Airport, there are luxurious KLM Crown Lounges to enjoy before the flight.
The flight from Montreal to Amsterdam is about 6 hours and 45 minutes. The flight departs Quebec’s largest city in the evening and arrives in the Netherlands the following morning. From Amsterdam to Montreal, the flight is approximately 7 hours and 30 minutes.
The airline generally uses Airbus A330-200s on the route. KLM World Business Class and Economy Class services are available on these aircraft, which feature personal entertainment screen. Passengers are also treated to complimentary meals during the flight.
Connecting flights from Montreal to Amsterdam
Connecting flights offer travellers alternatives and additional flexibility when flying from Montreal to Amsterdam. These flights, however, are longer than KLM’s non-stop service. The duration depends on the route and duration of the layover at the connecting airport. Options include American Airlines via Philadelphia International Airport and United Airlines via Newark Liberty International Airport.
Among quickest connections from Montreal to Amsterdam are Lufthansa flights via Frankfurt, which are 9 hours and 15 minutes. Air France has trips lasting under 10 hours with connections at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. Swiss International Airlines also has some of the fastest connecting flights to Amsterdam, lasting about 10 hours and 10 minutes via Zurich.