General Info:

The International Airport in Montreal is P-E Trudeau (YUL).
Taxi from the airport to the downtown area approximately 40 CAD$
Bus service to downtown with Montreal’s public transportation system:

  • Bus number 747, for 10 CAD$
  • Service runs 24/7, for departure times, see schedule at http://www.stm.info/sites/default/files/planibus/en/747.pdf
  • Route 1: To Lionel-Groulx Metro station, 25 to 35 minutes depending on traffic
  • Route 2: To downtown, with 11 stops at major hotels, 45 to 70 minutes depending on traffic

 

Metro:

The Metro system operates from 5:30 AM to 12:30 AM.
1 ticket = 3.25$, Seniors (65+): 2.,25$
2 tickets = 6.00$, Seniors: 4.00$
10 tickets =  27.00$, Seniors: 16.50$
1-day ticket, including transportation between the Mtl-Trudeau Airport and downtown: 10.00$

Metro map (PDF)

 

Things to Do:

Check the following link fro things to do, where to stay, and maps: https://www.mtl.org/en

City map (PDF)

 

Apps:

Public transportation mobile apps:
http://www.stm.info/en/info/advice/5-ways-view-bus-schedules/mobile-tools#titre-h2-5671--2

 

How to go to the conference venue from the Marriott Hotel:

  1. Use the underground connection and walk to the Bonaventure Metro Station (Orange line)
  2. Take the Metro in direction “Côte-Vertu”
  3. At the “Snowdon” station, transfer on the Blue line in direction “Saint-Michel”
  4. Get off the train at the second stop. You will be at station “Université de Montréal”

Follow signs for “École Polytechnique” and “Pavillons Lassonde”