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Moncton Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Moncton Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

Soon after my arrival I informed one of the security guards of my intentions and the reply was unequivocal: ‘let me get you a wheelchair, a blanket and a cushion.’ – Sarocloud

YQM Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Greater Moncton International Airport.

What to Expect

Moncton Airport (code: YQM) consists of a small, modern terminal with four gates, airside and landside cafes and sandwich shops, a newsstand and duty-free shop. WiFi is available to help pass the time. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Sleeping in Moncton Airport

moncton airport guideWe do not have any recent sleep-related airport reviews.  For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the  guide below or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Moncton Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Moncton Airport that provide free airport shuttles:

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Moncton Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges at Moncton Airport.

Food & Drinks

Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Food options include: Tim Horton’s (Airside, Hours: 4:00AM – 12:30PM) • Aarons’ Coffee House (Landside, Hours:8:00AM – 4:00PM) • Bistro Altitude (Airside, Hours: 10:00AM until last departure)

Mobile Charging

Charge your mobile devices at power outlets throughout the terminal and in the newly renovated mezzanine.

Rest & Relaxation Zones

There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available throughout Moncton Airport. In addition, computer data ports are available on telephones near the car rental kiosks, and in the pre-boarding area. Data ports are also built into seating located airside and on the mezzanine.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Landside, in the center of the Main level, near the car rental kiosks • Airside, across from Gates 1 and 2.

Baby Care Facilities – Changing tables are available in all airport restrooms.

Children’s Play Area – When you want to ensure your kids burn off all their energy before their flight, take them to the children’s play area. Location: Airside, by Gates 3/4.

Currency Exchange – Not available.

Drinking Water – Information is unavailable. Does the airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this guide.

Duty Free & Shopping – The airport’s only shopping options are two Relay kiosks, located landside. One offers duty-free shopping during the winter charter season (Nov – May), and the other offers ordinary retail shopping year round.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Unavailable. If this is incorrect, click here to update this guide.

Medical Services – If you are not feeling well, the airport has a special rest area/first aid room. The room features a bed, first aid kit, wheelchair and is sometimes used as a nursing station. Location: next to the check-in counters (Air Canada) and always open.

Observation Deck – Relax and watch planes taking off and landing from the vantage point of the airport’s observation deck. Location: Landside, Mezzanine.

Postal Services – Drop off your last minute postcards at the airport’s mailbox. Location: Landside, main level, near departure doors.

Quiet Room – A quiet room is available for relaxation, meditating, breast-feeding, etc. Location: Landside, across from check-in desks. See Airport Security (located behind the information kiosk) to obtain access. Hours: 24 hours.

Showers – Unavailable. If this is incorrect, click here to update this guide.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Smoking – Smoking is not permitted inside the terminal. There are designated smoking areas located outside (landside).

Travel Agencies – If you are arriving in Moncton and need local arrangements or help planning a really last minute trip abroad, there is a Marlin Travel Agency with offices at the airport that can probably be of assistance.

Moncton airport is served by the following airlines: Air Canada • Air Transat • Jetline • PAL Airlines • Porter Airlines • Sunwing •Swoop • WestJet.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Maritime bus connect travellers to the airport. Reservation must be made 3 hours prior to the pick up.  Visit Maritime Bus for more information.

Car Rentals

These car rental agencies offer service onsite, from the main level of the terminal: Alamo • Avis • Budget • Enterprise • Hertz • National • Thrifty.

Hotel Shuttles

Some local hotels provide airport shuttle service: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dieppe Airport  •  Quality Inn Airport.

See also Airport Hotels above.


Metered taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area, just outside of Arrivals.

Last updated: 2024-01-31

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.