Fly with Qatar Airways and let our luxury, long-haul service carry you to the amazing destination of Montreal. Reach this important Canadian city ready for business or pleasure as our award-winning cabin crew shows you the true meaning of 5-star travel, ensuring you are relaxed and stress-free for the duration of your journey. All flights from Tehran to Montreal with Qatar Airways aim for this high standard of excellence, from check-in to arrival.
Split into 19 distinct boroughs, the fascinating Canadian city of Montreal is rich with tourist attractions, amazing restaurants and beautiful architecture. Montreal is considered to be the economic heart of Canada and its Downtown area is characterised by sky-high, gleaming skyscrapers. The historic Old Town shows a different side of the city, with its picturesque riverfront architecture and peaceful ambience. Whether you are a business traveller or tourist, At Qatar Airways we make your journey to Montreal special and memorable.
Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport is a shining example of modernism combined with traditional values of service and courtesy. This busy air hub is located approximately 30km south of the capital, and is currently undergoing substantial re-development. Plans for a new airport hotel are underway, as well as an extension of the Tehran metro service to the main terminal. Passengers flying from Tehran with Qatar Airways will find the staff friendly and helpful, and the well-laid out terminal building easy to navigate
Parking and transportation
Transport to and from the airport is primarily provided by taxis and hire cars. Taxi journey time to the airport is around 90 minutes, depending on traffic. Shuttle buses link the airport to the nearest metro station and with Tehran’s domestic airport, Mehrabad International Airport. If you’re driving to the airport, follow the Tehran-Qom Freeway (Route 7), which links to the airport via a separate access road. Short-term parking is available next to the terminal building. Long-term car parks (2 and 3) are a little further out, but there is a regular free shuttle bus service running to the terminal.
Arriving in Tehran
Passengers flying from Tehran with Qatar Airways depart from Terminal 1 A and B zones. A comfortable lounge area is available for first class and business class travellers, which offers snacks and drinks as well as relaxation areas.
Facilities and amenities
Imam Khomeini International Airport has a good selection of facilities and amenities. Although there are no business facilities or meeting rooms available on-site, there are plenty of conference facilities in nearby hotels. Banks and currency exchange facilities are available (note that credit cards are not widely accepted in Iran) and free Wi-Fi is available in the Departure lounge. A selection of retail outlets sell locally-produced Iranian goods, and a duty free shop is also available (no alcohol). A popular restaurant offers a selection of traditional Persian dishes, coffee and light snacks.
The heart of French Canada and the cultural and economic capital of Quebec, Montreal is a bi-lingual city that welcomes visitors from around the world. It’s an ultra-modern city with an internationally important commercial sector that also has a well-deserved reputation as one of the liveliest and culturally diverse cities in Canada.
Book a flight to Montreal with Qatar Airways and you will discover a city that loves its comedy, music, theatre and dance, as well as one that embraces innovation and technology.
For visitors, most attractions are focused in and around the Ville-Marie Borough which is divided into four different neighbourhoods. In the Downtown area you’ll find the main commercial centre, as well as the Parc du Mont-Royal, while Old Montreal is home to the beautifully preserved old waterfront area. Montreal’s Chinatown is the third largest in Canada, while the Parc Jean-Drapeau is home to the islands of Île Sainte-Helene and Île Notre-Dame.
Montreal is famous for its festivals, from the Just for Laughs comedy festival in July, through to the Festival du Monde Arabe in November, which celebrates the culture and music of the Arab world. June 24th is Quebec's national holiday, and visitors head to the Maisonneuve Park for a spectacular show celebrating the culture and history of the city.
The Gilles Villeneuve racing circuit, home of the Montreal Formula 1 Grand Prix, can be found at the Parc Jean-Drapeau, where you’ll also find an artificial beach and the hugely popular Montreal Casino.
Flights to Montreal with Qatar Airways land at Pierre Elliott Trudeau Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure. Before you fly to Montreal please check the visa and passport requirements.
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