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.
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Abundance of snow: closure of the South Shore Bike Link
November 17-22, 2018
Due to the abundance of snow on the Route-Verte, the South Shore Bike Link is closed and will reopen on Friday morning. The bike link between the South Shore (Saint-Lambert) and Parc Jean-Drapeau will be closed from December 1, 2018 to April 15, 2019.
Two-way traffic on the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve
November 17, 2018 to April 15, 2019
The portion between the Cosmos bridge and the Pavillon du Canada is two-way for motorists. The bike path of the circuit is not maintained during winter season. Please use caution and share the road.
Traffic tie-ups on Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve
November 17, 2018 to April 1st, 2019
Due to construction work, all users of Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in the Paddocks and Jean-Doré Beach sector, can expect possible traffic tie-ups.