GA Map & Transport Links
GA Map & Transport Links
All transport required as part of the Assembly programme will be arranged for delegates by the General Assembly administration.
Delegates and resource people who have registered and provided their arrival times, will be met at the airport or train/other transit station by the WSCF General Assembly welcome team and transported to the Assembly venue.
All delegates are requested to send their itineraries directly to GA Coordinator Jane Sorensen, please forward emails with your travel booking details to firstname.lastname@example.org Address the forwarded emails “Dear Jane” to get through the spam filter.
Delegates and resource people will be transported to the airport or train/other transit station in time for their return trip check-in, after the conclusion of the Assembly or (for resource people) at the end of their stay at the Assembly.
Ms. Jane Sorensen
From Montreal airport
Should you need to get to the Assembly on your own, Montreal taxis charge a set rate from the airport to most parts of town which is C$ 35.00 (plus C$5.00 tip).
The Montreal airport bus (L’Aerobus) leaves at intervals of 25-30 minutes and connects to downtown hotels.
The Aerobus fare is C$14 one way. From downtown Montreal take the metro to Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf (see metro section below).
Please inform the General Assembly Co-ordinator Jane Sorensen if your flight is delayed or you have some other problem in arrival or departure timing.
From Montreal railway station
To reach the GA venue Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf from the Montreal railway station, enter the Montreal metro system at Bonaventure metro station. To find Bonaventure metro station, follow the signs that direct you there from the main railway terminal. From Bonaventure, take the orange metro line in the direction of Côte Vertu. Leave the metro at the Côte Ste. Catharine metro station and take the 129 bus in the direction of Place-des-Arts. The bus stop in front of Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf is one stop after the "Decelles" bus stop.
GA Venue - street address
GA venue maps and location
The General Assembly venue Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf is situated next to the University of Montreal on the northern slope of Mont Royal. The following map shows the GA venue’s surrounding area and is marked with the three nearest metro station stops.
Nearby Metro stations (exits marked with purple arrows)
To see the College and its immediate surroundings in context go to the College location on Google maps. If you enter the College’s postal code (Montreal H3T 1C1), Google puts a marker on the map to help you find it. Use the plus and minus keys to zoom in and out of the map to see how the College fits into Montreal city.
Montreal Metro - Underground rail system
The metro lines operate with departures every six minutes, except during rush hour when departures are every 3 minutes. The closest metro stop to Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf is Université de Montréal on Boulevard Edouard Montpetit. To reach the Université de Montréal metro stop, walk out behind Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf and across the grounds of the neighbouring business school, the Hautes Etudes Commerciales.
Montreal city centre by metro
To reach Montreal city centre, take the blue line metro in the direction of Snowdon, then change to the orange line in the direction of Montmorency. Alternately change to the green line in the direction of Honoré Beaugrand.
Standard Montreal Metro fares
A one-trip metro ticket is C $2.75
Tourist card Montreal transport tickets
Montreal has a Tourist Card which allows unlimited travel for one day or three days on all Montreal buses and the metro. Tourist cards cost C$9.00 (one-day unlimited travel ticket) or C$17.00 (three-day day unlimited travel ticket) and can be bought from Snowdon metro station and several other downtown metro stations including Berri-UQAM, Saint Laurent and Place-des-Arts.
Bus 129 goes right past the Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf, from Cote Ste. Catherine metro on the orange line above the Snowdon transfer (in French correspondance). The college bus stop is just after rue Decelles, right at the driveway for Brebeuf. To get to downtown Montreal on Bus 129, take it in the direction of Parc Avenue and continue to the eastern downtown metro stop, Place-des-Arts. View the bus 129 route map
Bus 51 leaves from Chemin Edouard-Montpetit, near to Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf. It goes eastward joining the Cote-Ste-Catherine route for while and then continues east to Laurier metro, at the top part of the “Plateau” which is a well-frequented and vibrant area. View the bus 51 route map.
Bus 165 leaves from Chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges and continues on to the western downtown metro stop, Guy-Concordia. View the bus 165 route map.
For more information on the Montreal metro and buses go to the Montreal Public transport website.
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