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!
Shuttle service from the subway station:
- 777 Casino
- 767 La Ronde / La Plage (free, summer season only)
Routes and schedules on the STM website
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 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.
Several stations are installed at Parc Jean‑Drapeau during the summer season. Consult the map.
If you are coming by car, you can reach the Park using:
- Jacques‑Cartier Bridge
- Concorde Bridge (Bonaventure Expressway, Pierre‑Dupuy exit)
Many parking areas are available around the Parc and close to events and attractions venues.
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, the speed limit throughout Parc Jean‑Drapeau is 30 km/h, even on Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve.
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
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Jean-Drapeau subway station
Important Notices Plan your trip
Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve is closed to cyclists from July 23 to August 17
July 23 to August 17, 2018
Due to the mounting, the hosting and demounting of major events, Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve is partially closed and the section that remains open is being turned into two‑way vehicular traffic. Cyclists can use the Route verte (Green Route) and the South Shore bike link will remain open.
The South Shore Bike Link close at 11 p.m. on fireworks nights
July 7 to August 8, 2018
The opening of the South Shore link will be extended to 11 p.m. on nights when the International des Feux Loto Québec is being held, making it easier for the public's traveling.