Before planning your trip to Canada, make sure you meet the requirements to be allowed to travel to Canada. Have a close look at the “International Students: All you need to know” page to get all the information you need for your trip to Canada.
Please also note that, since July 18, you must wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth in all enclosed public spaces and on public transport.
When you arrive at Montréal Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, you won’t be able to use public or intercity transportation to get to where you will be quarantining. However, you can take a plane to Québec City
See the Montréal Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport’s “Taxis, adapted taxis and limousines” page for contact information for the different services available to get you to where you will be quarantining.
How to get to Université Laval from Montreal
Once your quarantine is over, you can take the bus or train to Université Laval. To get to Université Laval from Montreal, you can take the train or the bus. There are two bus terminals and two train stations in Quebec City. They both have a location downtown and in Sainte-Foy, closer to the university.
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.