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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Jean-Drapeau Subway Station
The Jean-Drapeau subway station is located in the heart of Parc Jean-Drapeau. To get to the Parc easily and quickly, the subway is still the best way to go!
During the summer season, Parc Jean-Drapeau visitors can use the river shuttle as a means of transportation, from the Vieux-Port de Montréal (Jacques-Cartier pier) and the city of Longueuil.
Users can also bring along their bikes and they have access to a network of cycling paths at each stop.
Two STM shuttles provide a connection between the Jean-Drapeau subway station and various attractions.
777: Every day of the year, the 777 shuttle provides fast access to the Casino de Montréal.
Bike / BIXI
From Montréal: take the Lachine Canal bike path, near the Vieux-Port de Montréal, or the Jacques Cartier Bridge cycling path.
From the South Shore: take the South Shore Bike Link, between Saint-Lambert and Parc Jean-Drapeau, or the Jacques Cartier Bridge cycling path.
BIXI : there are many BIXI stations at the Parc during the summer season.
People can enjoy many of the cycling paths to get to or pass through the Parc Jean-Drapeau, either running or walking.
With more than 25 kilometres of trails and pathways, the Parc is a pleasant spot for hiking, all year round.
Motorists can get to Parc Jean-Drapeau by taking the Jacques Cartier Bridge or the Concorde Bridge (Bonaventure Autoroute, Pierre-Dupuy exit).
For more details, visit Getting to the Parc.