Catch a flight from Sudbury to Québec City and experience the provincial capital’s historic sites and European charm.
Overlooking the city is the majestic Château Frontenac. Built in 1893, this hotel continues to be one of the grandest places to visit in Québec City. The hotel was featured in Alfred Hitchcock’s iconic 1953 film, “I, Confess”. In the movie, Château Frontenac’s French Renaissance style architecture helps build the suspenseful backdrop for Hitchcock’s thriller.
Near the hotel is the National Historic Site, Citadelle de Québec. At this landmark, you‘ll discover some of Canada’s heritage military buildings - the oldest dating back to 1673. The star-shaped site is also home to the Musée Royal 22e Régiment. While you’re there, discover the stellar collection of over 300 medals and accolades at this celebrated museum.
In the winter, trade the city’s warm chateau-style villas for an adventure in the Hôtel de Glace. A night at this hotel made from ice and snow is a one-of-a-kind experience. Opt-in for a guided tour of the 32,000-sq.ft. hotel, decorated with elegant ice sculptures.
The winter festival, Carnaval de Québec, is among the popular things to do in Québec City. The whole family can get involved in the Carnaval as you cheer on the contestants at the exhilarating canoe race on the St. Lawrence River. In the evening, bundle up and watch the colourful Upper Town Night Parade.
No matter the season, there’s always an event to attend in Québec City. Le Festival d’Été de Québec is an electrifying showcase of summer concerts held annually since 1968. One of the largest music festivals in Québec, it takes over Plaines d'Abraham near the city’s waterfront.
Party with some of the biggest names in jazz, rock, and hip hop when you fly from Sudbury to Québec City.
Escape to the scenic streets of Vieux Québec with a flight from Sudbury to Québec City.
Take a walking tour of Vieux Québec and experience all that it has to offer. Lining the neighbourhood’s cobblestoned sidewalks are many renowned points of interest in Québec City.
Start at the Musée de la civilisation à Québec on Rue Dalhousie. Discover vast collections detailing the city’s French colonial and aboriginal history. Go through the museum’s First Peoples Collection, with close to 4,000 artifacts from the Inuit and Cree communities.
Traverse the city with a ride on the Old Québec Funicular. The cableway ascends slowly up a slope, offering amazing views of Vieux Québec and connects the two districts, Haute-Ville and Basse-Ville. The Funicular is perfectly situated in Rue du Petit Champlain, a fashionable corridor of chic boutiques and high-end shopping.
Take a break in Place d’Armes, a quaint green space surrounded by the age-old stone buildings of colonial Québec. At the centre of the park is a gothic-style fountain, where you can put your feet up after a long day of walking. Nearby, Parc Montmorency and Parc des Gouverneurs are other peaceful retreats from the pedestrian traffic.
Vieux Québec remains just as spectacular during winter. Climb up to Terrasse Dufferin to view the picturesque vista of the St. Lawrence River. In the heart of the river, marvel at the frosty landscape of Île d’Orléans.
Fly from Sudbury to Québec City for a memorable escapade in Vieux Québec.
Over 400 years of Québec City’s history is on display in Quartier Petit-Champlain. The area began as the site of a 17th century fur trading post and has since transformed into a hip district of stylish stores and trendy restaurants. Don’t miss the neighbourhood’s impressive outdoor art when you fly from Sudbury to Québec City.
Stroll along Côte de La Montagne to an al fresco mural depicting the city’s cultural legacy. The Fresque des Québécois features a number of important historical figures, like Old-World explorers Samuel de Champlain and Jacques Cartier. Using the Trompe-l'œil painting technique, the mural creates an optical illusion, allowing it to blend perfectly into the lively streets.
Québec City is also well known for the ornate stairways that join Basse-Ville and Haute-Ville. One of the more notorious treks is L’Escalier Casse-Cou. A steep hike up 59 steps earned the stairway its name that directly translates to Breakneck Stairs. The staircase is believed to date back to 1660, undergoing a few restorations through the years.
The historic square, Place Royale is another scenic stop near the Quartier Petit-Champlain, where one of the oldest churches in North America can be found here. Walk past the broad wooden doors of Église Notre-Dames-des-Victoires and into the vaulted interior. This historic church of greying stone has been a place of worship since 1688
Immerse yourself in the vibrant Québécois heritage of Quartier Petit-Champlain with flights from Sudbury to Québec City.
Fly from Greater Sudbury Airport (YSB) to Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB), with a quick connection in Toronto. Sudbury to Québec City flight time is 2 hours and 25 minutes on average. Connection times vary. The distance from Sudbury to Québec City is around 1,070 km / 665 mi.
Enjoy complimentary drinks and snacks along the way.
Porter’s check-in desk is located in the departures area.
Greater Sudbury Airport (YSB) is about 19 km / 12 mi from downtown Sudbury.
Please allow sufficient time to drop off your car rental before your departing flight.
Taxis from downtown cost about $55 CAD. Car service costs about $75 CAD.
The Sudbury Cab shuttle provides service to the airport from downtown.
Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) is about 16 km / 10 mi from downtown Québec City.
Take the Réseau de Transport de la Capitale 78 bus from the airport stop. The fare is $3.50 CAD.
Taxis to downtown cost about $35 CAD. Car service costs about $85 CAD.
Car rental services are available on the ground level of the administrative building of Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB).