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MONTREAL CANADA TRANSPORTATION - MONTREAL CANADA

Montreal Canada TransportationMontreal Transportation - If you are driving around the area here are some rules to follow. The speed limit is 60 mph and all drivers and passengers must wear seatbelts. Be sure to follow the rules for parking to avoid getting a fine.

You can travel by bus and train and plane also throughout the area of Montreal and the rest of Canada. The Public Transportation Services are run by the Société de transport de Montréal – STM (tel: (514) 288 6287; website: www.stm.info). Commuter rail and off-island bus services are run the Agence métropolitaine de transport (website: www.amt.qc.ca). Adult fares for STM services anywhere on the island are C$2.25; a carnet of six tickets costs C$9.50 for one way.

Ferries along the St. Lawrence Rivers and on the other major rivers (Saguenay, Richelieu, Ottawa) offer service all year long. There are also passenger/cargo ships and you need to reserve a spot on them. Montreal has a safe and convenient public transit system. Whichever means of transportation you choose to get around the city be sure to practice safe traveling measures. Always park in lighted areas, travel with others and don’t look like a tourist too much if at all possible.

For transportation to and from Montreal Airport there are various options to choose from. A shuttle service provided for your convenience runs every 20 minutes and goes to 6 different downtown locations. The Montréal Bus Central Station (corner of de Maisonneuve and Berri), as well as the Delta Montréal, Sheraton, Delta Centre-ville, Fairmont Queen Elizabeth and Marriott Château Champlain hotels.

The Tickets for shuttle use may be purchased at the Montréal Central Bus Station – 505, De Maisonneuve Blvd or the Airport Ticket Kiosk. There is also taxi and prices begin at C$2.50 and limousine service that you can enlist to take you to your destination from the airport, as well as rental car agencies if that is the route that you prefer.

 

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