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Quebec City Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Quebec City Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of an hotel near the airport in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

This airport is brand new and its much better than the old one. Very clean and Free WiFi.
- Pat B

Airport Overview

quebec city airport

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down of what travellers have reported to us during their time at Quebec City Airport.

What to Expect

  • Jean Lesage International Airport was recently renovated; it has two floors and is serviced by over ten airlines.
  • This airport is open 24 hours, and while travelers can’t sleep at the gate overnight they are permitted to sleep landside.
  • Vending machines and a 24 hour Tim Horton’s are available for around the clock food, there are also full service restaurants available which close after the last departure.
  • Free WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • It is not possible to sleep airside. You must pass through security and stay in the public area of the terminal until the next morning.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are a few hotels near the airport.See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

  • Economy class travelers can pay to enter the lounge. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for locations and rates.

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Quebec City Airport Information

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.

Airport Lounges

  • VIP Lounge - Location: Airside, 2nd Floor, adjacent to Gate 29. Hours: 4:00AM - 9:00PM (Daily). Lounge Access: Pay at the Door (CA$ 37.50)

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Quebec City Airport. Connect to the “YQB-Internet” network.

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping at the Quebec City Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Hotel Quebec Inn - (8 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle is available ($).
  • Howard Johnson Quebec City - (8 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available Monday through Friday from 8:00AM to 5:00PM.
  • Econo Lodge Airport - (8 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle is available ($).

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Quebec City Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Scotiabank ATMs are available on the ground floor in both International and Domestic Arrival areas, and both airside and landside (near Tim Horton’s) on the 2nd floor.
  • Baby Care Facilities - Feed and change your baby in comfort and privacy in the nursing room. Microwave, changing table, sink, and comfortable chair are available. Location: Next to the Children’s play area, near the security checkpoint.
  • Business Zone - 14 quiet work stations with high-speed Internet access. Location: Airside. Rate: Free.
  • Car Rentals - Yes, see our Airport Transportation section below.
  • Children's Play Area - Yes, near the security checkpoint.
  • Comfort Zone - An area away from high traffic areas with comfortable seating. Location: Airside
  • Currency Exchange - Location: ICE, International arrivals, landside • Airside, 2nd floor
  • Food & Drinks - Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. Vending machines are also available. These options are open 24 hours: Tim Horton’s (2nd floor, landside).
  • Information Desk - The Information Booth, located near the main entrance, close to the check-in counters, is open 24 hours. They will do everything from store your bags to lend you snow brushes, scrapers and jumper cables to get your car going after a snowfall. Nice!
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - A secured coat check and baggage room is available 24 hours at the airport. Report to the Information Booth near airport check-in for service. Rates: $2.30 per day for coats or boots and $2.30 - $11.00 for baggage room storage. Debit cards, credit cards and CAD accepted.
  • Luggage Wrapping - Available for a fee of $4 per bag or $5.25 - $11.25 per luggage, depending on the size. Location: Near the check-in counter • International Arrivals.
  • Observation Area - Landside: Airside, Second floor, in the Tim Hortons dining room.
  • Showers - not available
  • Smoking - Prohibited inside the terminal, there are designated smoking booths located outside.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

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Airport Sleeper Policy

Airport Sleepers are permitted to sleep landside. It is not possible to sleep at the gates overnight.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


RTC bus route 78 runs between the airport and Les Saules bus terminal on weekdays only. For further information, contact Réseau du Transport de la Capitale (RTC).

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available onsite: Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National/Alamo. Location: main floor, Administration Building.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport transportation service as a courtesy to their guests. Here are a few hotels offering airport shuttle service: Econo Lodge Airport   •  Howard Johnson Quebec City   •   Hotel Quebec Inn   •   Hotel Must.


Metered taxis are readily available in the ground transportation area of the airport. At the time of this update, the following flat rates are available: $34.25 for rides to/from downtown Quebec City and $15.00 for rides to/from the outskirts of the airport (Sainte-Foy area)

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Last Updated: 01 May 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us.

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