Montreal, the largest city in the province of Quebec, is accessible by air, train and auto. The city can be easily navigated by taxi, metro (subway), bus or on foot. Just remember that if you are traveling to Montreal from another country, you will need a passport.
TRAVEL BY AIR
Montreal is served by Pierre Trudeau International Airport. The airport is approximately 20 kilometres (12 miles) west of downtown Montreal. Airlines serving Montreal include US Airways, Delta, Continental, United, Northwest, Air Canada, Westjet, Swiss Air, Air France, KLM, Lufthansa and British Airways. For detailed information on flights to and from Montreal please see the Aéroport de Montréal website.
GETING FROM THE AIRPORT TO MONTREAL
Buses, limousines and taxis provide quick, efficient shuttle service between the airport, the major hotels and the City Centre Air Terminal. A taxi from the airport to downtown Montreal costs $31.00 CDN plus tip. There is a shuttle service called 747 Express Bus that runs 24/7, linking Pierre Trudeau International Airport to the Montreal Central Bus Station and major downtown hotels. Tickets for the 747 Express Bus may be purchased at the Airport ticket kiosk on the ground level. For information on the shuttle’s fares and schedules, visit the STM website.
TRAVEL BY TRAIN
Montreal’s Central Station located under the Queen Elizabeth Hotel at the corner of Boul. René-Lévesque and Mansfield Street, is right in the middle of downtown. The station is the major terminus for VIA Rail trains from Toronto, Québec City, Halifax and Ottawa. So what better way to get to the POP Montréal festival than by train? Book a ticket through our website and take advantage of our Express deals – you can save up to 75% off on last-minute departures! If you wish to travel from Washington and New York you can use the US Amtrak trains service.
TRAVEL BY BUS
The terminal for all major lines is the Station Centrale d’Autobus Montreal, located at 505 Maisonneuve Est, corner of Berri street. From there you can take a to the university or take the metro (subway). The Berri-UQAM metro is right below the terminal and one of Montreal’s main subway stations, with connections to most lines.