Important Notice

Biosphère, Environment Museum

Note that the Biosphere is undergoing some changes: the renewal of its showrooms. It will close for the Holiday season, from December 22 to January 16, to prepare for new exhibits.

Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

The bike path on Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve is not be maintained after November 15th and the portion between the hairpin (northern section of the circuit) and the Pavillon du Canada is a two-way street for vehicles. Cyclists, rollerbladers and runners are advised to be cautious.

Bike link South Shore

The bike link between the South Shore (Saint-Lambert) and the Parc Jean-Drapeau is closed for winter.

Subway - Closure of yellow line

The subway's yellow line is closed every Saturday and Sunday from September 13 to December 21, 2014 because of maintenance work. To get to Parc Jean-Drapeau, the STM is providing shuttle services (820, 877). During the long weekend of Thanksgiving, the subway's yellow line will also be closed Monday, October 13, 2014.

Further information

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Parc Jean-Drapeau

Getting to the Parc


Subway

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 still the best way to go!

Subway schedule

Shuttle service from the subway station:

  • 777 Casino
  • 767 La Ronde / La Plage(Summer season only)
  • 769 La Ronde (When La Ronde is open)

Routes and schedules on the STM website

Subway - Closure of yellow line

The subway's yellow line is closed every Saturday and Sunday from September 13 to December 21, 2014 because of maintenance work. To get to Parc Jean-Drapeau, the STM is providing shuttle services (820, 877). During the long weekend of Thanksgiving, the subway's yellow line will also be closed Monday, October 13, 2014.





Car

All roads lead to Parc Jean-Drapeau... but to make life easier for you, please note that there are only two points of entry to the Parc if you are coming by car.

  • Jacques-Cartier Bridge
  • Concorde Bridge
    • Bonaventure Expressway, Pierre-Dupuy exit
    • Just follow the signs for the Casino de Montréal



Parking

Parc Jean-Drapeau puts many pay parking areas at the disposal of visitors. The parking areas are close to the venues where the events and attractions are held.

Rates and parking areas


Speed limit at Parc Jean-Drapeau

Please note the speed limit throughout Parc Jean-Drapeau is 30 km/h, even on Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve.


Motorcycle

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.

GPS coordinates

Here are the GPS coordinates of Parc Jean-Drapeau's main buildings and areas of attraction :


Pavillon du Canada
N 45 30.224 W 73 31.749
Beach
N 45 29.941 W 73 31.362
Aquatic Complex
N 45 30.783 W 73 32.092
Olympic Basin
N 45 31.051 W 73 31.607





Bike

  • From Montréal:
    • Take the cycling lane on the Jacques-Cartier Bridge.
    • or
    • Take the Lachine Canal cycling path, near the Old Port, and follow the directions for Cité du Havre, then for Parc Jean-Drapeau.
  • From the South Shore:
    • Take the cycling lane on the Jacques-Cartier Bridge.
    • or
    • Take the Victoria Bridge link that leads directly to Parc Jean-Drapeau.


Parc Jean-Drapeau's bike link

The bike link between the South Shore (Saint-Lambert) and the Parc Jean-Drapeau is closed for winter.

Parc Jean-Drapeau's bike link is open each year from April 1st to November 15 from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Should weather circumstances not allows to open the bike link, we will notify users via our Website and Social Medias.

Please note the bike link is not accessible when a ship is passing through the Saint-Lambert locks. Since there may be a fairly long wait when a ship goes through the locks, we invite you to consult the following link so you can better plan your bike trip.

Bridge Status at the Saint-Lambert locks(Bridge 2 and 3)

 



River shuttle

During the summer season, Parc Jean-Drapeau visitors can take the river shuttle as an original means of transportation from Montréal or the South Shore.

More specifically, the shuttle's departure is from the Jacques-Cartier Pier, located at Montréal's Old Port, and it makes a stop at Parc Jean-Drapeau before heading to the South Shore (Longueuil marina), and then returning to the Jacques-Cartier Pier.

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

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Parc's Map

Download parc Jean-Drapeau map (PDF format) to find out where the attractions are and more!

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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 still the best way to go!

Subway schedule

Shuttle service from the subway station:

  • 777 Casino
  • 767 La Ronde / La Plage (Summer season only)
  • 769 La Ronde (When La Ronde is open)

Routes and schedules on the STM website

Subway - Closure of yellow line

The subway's yellow line is closed every Saturday and Sunday from September 13 to December 21, 2014 because of maintenance work. To get to Parc Jean-Drapeau, the STM is providing shuttle services (820, 877). During the long weekend of Thanksgiving, the subway's yellow line will also be closed Monday, October 13, 2014.

Parking

Parc Jean-Drapeau puts many pay parking areas at the disposal of visitors. The parking areas are close to the venues where the events and attractions are held.

Rates and parking areas

Frequently asked questions

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Weather

Current conditions

-9°c
Light snow showers

Forecasts

Monday
December 22
-4°c -5°c Partly cloudy
Tuesday
December 23
1°c 1°c Cloudy
Wednesday
December 24
5°c 4°c Showers
Thursday
December 25
6°c -1°c Showers

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