Moncton travel guide

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You're Going to Love Moncton

With a population of 87 467, Moncton is a must-see destination in New Brunswick, Canada. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Moncton to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Moncton

If you’re looking for affordable options, Rossano's Italian Grill - Moncton (30 Mapleton Rd) and Rotisserie St-Hubert - Moncton (235 Carson Dr) are great picks.

When to visit Moncton

Moncton in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Moncton in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Moncton in July, when the average temperature is 20 °C, and the highest can go up to 25 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -13 °C, with an average temperature of -8 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in March, when precipitation is around 106 mm. In contrast, August is usually the driest month of the year in Moncton, with an average rainfall of 77 mm.

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How to Get to Moncton


When flying to Moncton, you’ll arrive at Moncton Intl (YQM), which is located 9 km from the city centre.


VIA Rail Canada is the most popular train carrier serving Moncton, followed by UP Express. The train journey from Moncton to Montreal takes 16h 58m and costs around $167 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Toronto, expect to pay about $543 for a 24h 51m trip. The train station in Moncton is called Moncton, and is located 1.5 km from the city centre.


Maritime Bus operates bus routes to Moncton. Moncton’s bus station is located 21 km from the city centre.

Airports near Moncton

Airlines serving Moncton

Good (3,710 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,058 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,271 reviews)
Excellent (1,816 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (4,033 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (203 reviews)
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Azores Airlines
Good (28 reviews)
Air Transat
Good (217 reviews)
Porter Airlines
Good (110 reviews)
Flair Airlines
Good (137 reviews)
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Sunwing Airlines
Good (23 reviews)
PAL Airlines
Excellent (2 reviews)
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Where to stay in Moncton

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Moncton and Travelodge Suites by Wyndham Moncton.

Where to stay in popular areas of Moncton

Most booked hotels in Moncton

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Moncton
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
Casino New Brunswick
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
Hotel Moncton
Good (7.3, Good reviews)
Travelodge Suites by Wyndham Moncton
Good (6.7, Good reviews)
Days Inn & Suites Moncton
Good (6.7, Good reviews)
Thriftlodge by Wyndham Moncton
Mediocre (3.7, Mediocre reviews)

Hiring a car in Moncton

Hertz, Budget and Thrifty are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to hire a car in Moncton is the Budget branch at 777 Aviation Avenue, which is 9 km from the city centre.

Expect to pay $2.42 per litre in Moncton (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $28.94 and $38.59. The most frequently booked car type in Moncton is Supplier choice (Class Special Car or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate car hire (Honda HR-V or similar) is, on average, 68% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.