Québec City travel guide

Québec City Tourism | Québec City Guide

You're Going to Love Québec City

With a population of 528,595, Québec City is a must-see destination in Quebec, Canada. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

Where to Eat in Québec City

Vieux Québec is the neighbourhood with the most restaurants in Québec City. These include popular favourites such as Le Champlain Restaurant - Fairmont Château Frontenac (1 rue des Carrières), Place Dufferin - Fairmont Le Château Frontenac (1 rue des Carrières) and Bistro le SAM - Fairmont Château Frontenac (1 rue des Carrières). If you’re looking for affordable options, Cafe Sirocco (64 Boul. René-Lévesque Ouest (Angle Cartier)) and Bistro Hortus (1190 Rue Saint-Jean) are great picks.

When to visit Québec City

Québec City in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Québec City in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Québec City


When flying to Québec City, you’ll arrive at Québec City (YQB), which is located 13 km from the city centre.


VIA Rail Canada is the most popular train carrier serving Québec City, followed by AccesRail. Located 9 km from the city centre, Québec City Sainte-Foy is the busiest station in Québec City. Another popular train station is Québec City Gare du Palais, located 0.6 km from the centre.


Another option to get to Québec City is to pick up a car hire from Montreal, which is about 232 km from Québec City. You’ll find branches of Routes Car & Truck Rentals and Discount Car & Truck Rentals, among others, in Montreal.


Bus operates bus routes to Québec City. The most popular bus station is Québec City St-Augustin, located 0.2 km from the city centre of Québec City. Québec City Musée national des Beaux-Arts is also a commonly used station, and is 1.5 km from the city centre.

Airports near Québec City

Airlines serving Québec City

United Airlines
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American Airlines
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Air France
Good (354 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
Good (974 reviews)
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Brussels Airlines
Good (83 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (384 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
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Cathay Pacific
Excellent (29 reviews)
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Virgin Atlantic
Good (279 reviews)
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Where to stay in Québec City

From 5-star hotels such as the Le Capitole Hotel to great affordable options like the Relais Charles Alexandre, Québec City offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $233 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $419 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Econo Lodge Airport and Auberge Québec. There are also lots of holiday rental options in Québec City, with prices from $74 to $653 per night. Saint-Roch is the neighbourhood with the highest amount of rentals to choose from. On average, holiday rentals in Québec City are about 31% more expensive than a hotel room in the city.

Most popular hotel in Québec City by neighbourhood

Where to stay in popular areas of Québec City

Most booked hotels in Québec City

Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
Hôtel-Musée Premières Nations
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
Hotel Manoir Victoria
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
Holiday Inn Express Quebec City-Sainte Foy, An IHG Hotel
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
Hilton Quebec
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
Hotel Plaza Quebec
Good (7.6, Good reviews)
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Hiring a car in Québec City

Alamo, National and Dollar are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to hire a car in Québec City is the Thrifty branch at 507 Rue Principale, which is 13 km from the city centre.

Expect to pay $2.29 per litre in Québec City (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $27.39 and $36.52.