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Closure of the South Shore Bike Link on June 1-14 Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve closed from May 21 to June 14 River shuttle: start of season postponed Cycling access ramp of the Concorde Bridge: detour to be expected Closure of the South Shore Bike Link on June 1-14
 

Closure of the South Shore Bike Link on June 1-14

June 1st-14, 2019

The South Shore Bike Link will be closed from June 1 to June 14 due to the Grand Prix du Canada.

Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve closed from May 21 to June 14

May 21 to June 14, 2019

Due to the final preparations for the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada, the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve is closed to cyclists from May 21 to June 14 inclusively.

River shuttle: start of season postponed

May 14-31, 2019

Due to the river's high water level, the Maritime Shuttles service will not begin its operations on Saturday, May 18, as expected. More details will be announced in the coming days.

Cycling access ramp of the Concorde Bridge: detour to be expected

April 3 to May 16, 2019

The cycling access ramp, which serves as a cycling path between Île-Sainte-Hélène and the Concorde Bridge, will remain closed until the end of construction work on Espace 67. Cyclists can get to Île-Sainte-Hélène, from the Concorde Bridge, by taking the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve and then the Cosmos Bridge.

Plan your trip and avoid unpleasant surprises by consulting often the important notices or the schedule of activities and events that are of interest to you.

Getting to the Parc

Getting to the Parc

Jean-Drapeau Subway Station

The Jean-Drapeau subway station is located right in the heart of Parc Jean-Drapeau. For fast and easy access to the Parc, the subway is the best way to go!

Subway schedule

Shuttle service from the subway station:

  • 777 Casino
  • 767 La Ronde / La Plage (free, summer season only)

Routes and schedules on the STM website

STM Promotions

The Family Outings program of the STM allows up to five children aged 6 to 11 to ride public transit for free during certain periods when accompanied by an adult with a valid fare.

Moreover, public transit is always free for children 5 years old or under when accompanied by an adult.

Bike

From Montreal:

  • Bike path on Jacques-Cartier Bridge.
  • Lachine Canal bike path near the Old Port of Montréal. (Follow directions for Cité du Havre, then for Parc Jean-Drapeau.)

From the South Shore:

  • South Shore Bike Link between Saint-Lambert and Parc Jean-Drapeau.
  • Cycling path on Jacques-Cartier Bridge.

Bixi

Several stations are installed at Parc Jean-Drapeau during the summer season. Consult the map.

Car

If you are coming by car, you can reach the Park using:

  • Jacques-Cartier Bridge
  • Concorde Bridge (Bonaventure Expressway, Pierre-Dupuy exit)

Parking

Many parking areas are available around the Parc and close to events and attractions venues.

Rates and parking areas

River shuttle

During the summer season, Parc Jean-Drapeau visitors can take the river shuttle as an original means of transportation from Montreal's Old Port(Jacques-Cartier Pier).

Passengers can bring along their bikes since they have access to cycling paths at each stop.

Schedules and rates

Directions

Maps: events and activities

Visit the specific event or activity page in the " Things to do at the Parc " section to know its exact location in the Parc.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a speed limit at Parc Jean-Drapeau?
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Yes, the speed limit throughout Parc Jean-Drapeau is 30 km/h, even on Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve.

Is it possible to ride a motorcycle in the Parc?
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In compliance with the City of Montréal by-law, motorcycle traffic is prohibited at all times on all Île Notre-Dame roadways.

However, it is permitted on Île Sainte-Hélène, from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., if the entry and exit is done by the Jacques-Cartier Bridge.

Getting to Île Notre-Dame

Select your destination

Important Notices Plan your trip

Closure of the South Shore Bike Link on June 1-14

June 1st-14, 2019

The South Shore Bike Link will be closed from June 1 to June 14 due to the Grand Prix du Canada.

Schedule and details

Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve closed from May 21 to June 14

May 21 to June 14, 2019

Due to the final preparations for the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada, the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve is closed to cyclists from May 21 to June 14 inclusively.

Schedule and details

River shuttle: start of season postponed

May 14-31, 2019

Due to the river's high water level, the Maritime Shuttles service will not begin its operations on Saturday, May 18, as expected. More details will be announced in the coming days.

Schedule and details

Cycling access ramp of the Concorde Bridge: detour to be expected

April 3 to May 16, 2019

The cycling access ramp, which serves as a cycling path between Île-Sainte-Hélène and the Concorde Bridge, will remain closed until the end of construction work on Espace 67. Cyclists can get to Île-Sainte-Hélène, from the Concorde Bridge, by taking the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve and then the Cosmos Bridge.

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