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Because of the current situation, information about transportation may change. Please check different organizations’ websites to make sure you have the most up-to-date information. Since July 18, 2020, wearing a mask that covers the nose and mouth has been mandatory in enclosed public places and public transit for people age 12 and over.
Direct transportation from Montréal-Trudeau Airport
You can take a Montreal city bus, the 747 Express, from the airport to downtown Montreal. It makes eight stops including one at Gare d’autocars de Montreal and another at René-Lévesque and Mansfield near Montreal’s Central Station (VIA Rail Canada, train).
Air France passengers can take a shuttle this company provides to go to Québec City. For more information, contact Air France.
From downtown Montreal
From Gare d’autocars de Montreal, you can take an Orléans Express coach to Québec City or Sainte-Foy (closer to university). There are departures every day.
From Montreal’s Central Station, Via Rail Canada offers departures daily for Québec City and Sainte-Foy.
From the Sainte-Foy bus terminal and train station to the Université Laval campus
From the Sainte-Foy bus terminal, you can take a taxi to Laval University for about $12. A city bus is another option. We suggest the Métrobus 800 or 801. You can buy city bus tickets at the Ste-Foy bus terminal convenience store ($3,50 in exact change). Travel time is about 10 minutes.
From the Sainte-Foy train station, taxi fare to Université Laval is about $15.