Getting Here

With its convenient road, air, and rail connections, getting to the Québec City region couldn't be simpler!

By Car

Highway 20 (autoroute Jean-Lesage) runs along the south shore of the St. Lawrence River, and Highway 40 (autoroute Félix-Leclerc) is the north shore access to the city.

Travel Distances

Canadian Cities Miles* Kilometers*
Halifax 688 1,069
Montréal 151 253
Ottawa 270 450
Toronto 476 766
American Cities Miles* Kilometers*
Atlanta 1,401 2,241
Boston 381 610
Chicago 1,016 1,625
Detroit 728 1,164
New York 524 839
Philadelphie 617 987
Washington D.C. 749 1,199

*Source: CAA data

 

By Train

VIA Rail Canada
Daily VIA Rail Canada service between Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal and Québec City.
Phone: 1-888-842-7245
Visitors travelling by train from the USA come into Montréal via Amtrak, then transfer to VIA Rail Canada trains for Québec City.

Amtrak
Phone: 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245)

Québec City Train Stations

Gare du Palais (Central Station)
450, rue de la Gare-du-Palais, Québec
1-888-842-7245

Gare de Sainte-Foy
3255, chemin de la Gare, borough of Sainte-Foy–Sillery–Cap-Rouge
1-888-842-7245

 

By Plane

Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport, 16 km (10 miles) away from downtown Québec City, can be reached via boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel (138) or autoroute Duplessis (540).
Phone: 418-640-3300 or 1-877-769-2700

Direct flights from many major cities in Canada and US are provided to Québec City such as Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver and New York as well as Paris in spring and summer. London will also be added to the list starting from summer 2022.

For all flight options from and to Québec City, please refer to the list of destinations served by Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport.

By Bus

 

Fédération des transporteurs par autobus - Intercity Transit
Accessible to all, the intercity transportation network consists of 222 bus stations throughout Québec for efficient, timely travel. 

Intercar
Intercar links Québec City with Saguenay, Lac-Saint-Jean, Charlevoix, and all destinations along the North Shore (Côte-Nord).

Orléans Express
Orléans Express Coach Lines provide daily service between Québec City, Montréal, and other destinations in the province.

Greyhound
Visitors travelling by bus from the USA come into Montréal via Greyhound, then transfer to Orléans Express bus for Québec City. 

Québec City Bus Stations

Gare du Palais Bus Terminal
320, rue Abraham-Martin, Québec
418-525-3000

Sainte-Foy Terminal
3001, chemin des Quatre-Bourgeois, borough of Sainte-Foy–Sillery–Cap-Rouge
418-650-0087

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