Getting to the Islands by airplane

Please note that this information is regularly updated as per the current government guidelines.

Since guidelines and directives in response to COVID-19 can change quickly as the situation evolves, we invite you to regularly check with official sources for the most up-to-date information before planning or undertaking any travels in the upcoming weeks.


Accessing the Îles de la Madeleine by Plane

No pre-travel authorization is required to travel to the Îles de la Madeleine by plane. Following the announcement of the regional Public Health and the CISSS des Îles made on May 20th regarding the progressive limit of reception of visitors on the archipelago during summer, we recommend you to contact the airline companies directly or your travel agency for more information.



Vue aérienne de Havre-aux-Maisons, Îles de la Madeleine

Air traffic to the archipelago comes through the Îles de la Madeleine airport (YGR), which is located on Havre aux Maisons Island. Thanks to its commercial flights to and from major urban centres, it provides the Madelinots with year-round transportation and supply services. It also allows large numbers of visitors to fly to the Îles de la Madeleine, an increasingly popular destination.

Several aviation companies offer daily flights to the Îles de la Madeleine. Flight time can vary from one to four hours depending on the departure city and the number of en-route stops.

The Îles de la Madeleine are also accessible for private planes. Many services are available. The Îles de la Madeleine are part of the Éco-Fly Network.

Here are the airlines that serve the Îles de la Madeleine :

Air Canada

Air Canada offers daily flights for the Îles de la Madeleine from Montreal until 2020, September 7th

Toll free : 1 888 247-2262


Local airline offering flights for the Îles de la Madeleine from  St-Hubert, Quebec City, Mont-Joli and Bonaventure.

Phone : 450 443-0500
Toll free : 1 888 313-8777

Getting to the Islands