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 Chez Muffy (10 rue Saint-Antoine), Restaurant Le Continental (26, rue St-Louis) and Restaurant Le Saint Amour (48, rue Sainte-Ursule). If you’re looking for affordable options, Conti Caffe (32 Rue Saint Louis) and Brasserie Française Chez Jules (24, Rue Sainte-Anne) are great picks.

When to visit Québec City

Québec City in January
Estimated hotel price
€137
1 night at 3-star hotel
Québec City in January
Estimated hotel price
€137
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Québec City

Plane

When flying to Québec City, you’ll arrive at Québec City (YQB), which is located 13 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Québec City from Ireland departs from Dublin and takes around 30h 08m.

Train

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.

Car

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 Discount Car & Truck Rentals and Thrifty, among others, in Montreal.

Bus

Bus operates bus routes to Québec City. The most popular bus station is Québec City Sainte-Foy, located 8 km from the city centre of Québec City. Québec City St-Augustin is also a commonly used station, and is 0.2 km from the city centre.

Airports near Québec City

Airlines serving Québec City

United Airlines
Good (2,840 reviews)
Lufthansa
Good (2,153 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (4,385 reviews)
KLM
Good (350 reviews)
Air France
Good (399 reviews)
SWISS
Good (454 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,208 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (964 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (1,419 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (539 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (100 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (439 reviews)
Avianca
Good (803 reviews)
LOT
Good (342 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (51 reviews)
WestJet
Good (469 reviews)
Virgin Atlantic
Good (338 reviews)
Air Transat
Good (93 reviews)
Azores Airlines
Good (21 reviews)
Porter Airlines
Good (55 reviews)
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Where to stay in Québec City

From 5-star hotels such as the Le Capitole Hôtel to great affordable options like the Hotel Relais Charles-Alexandre, Québec City offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around €125 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to €228 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 €52 to €308 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 24% more expensive than a hotel room in the city.

Vieux Québec - Hotel 71 by Preferred Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Le Priori and Hôtel Marie-Rollet have some of the best reviews among hotels in this area. A 3-star room in Vieux Québec will cost you about €89 per night.

Most popular hotel in Québec City by neighbourhood

Where to stay in popular areas of Québec City

Most booked hotels in Québec City

Hotel Clarendon
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
€119+
Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
€215+
Hilton Quebec
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
€158+
Hôtel Palace Royal
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
€125+
Hotel Chateau Laurier Quebec
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
€126+
Hôtel Le Concorde Québec
Good (7.2, Good reviews)
€84+
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Hiring a car in Québec City

Alamo, National and Budget 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 €1.28 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 €15.36 and €20.48. Economy (Chevrolet Spark or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Québec City, while also 8% cheaper than other types, on average.