Québec City is accessible by plane through Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB). There are more than a dozen direct flights between Montreal (YUL) and Québec City every day, mostly operated by Air Canada; flight time is about 40 minutes. There also are direct flights to Québec City from many major North American cities, including Chicago, New York (JFK and Newark), Philadelphia and Toronto.

Regular carriers operate daily flights, with connections, to and from Europe: Air Canada, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, and US Airways. In addition, the following carriers offer marketed flights to and from Québec (YQB) in partnership with other airlines: Air France, American Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Icelandair, Lufthansa, KLM, Qatar Airways, Scandinavian Airlines, Swiss International, TAP Portugal, Turkish Airlines.

From the Airport

The easiest way to reach downtown is to take a taxi; a ride will take about 20 minutes and cost $35.