Until the arrival of a train that will serve the Montreal airport to the city centre, the Montreal airport and the STM launches a new shuttle bus.
For people who will be travelling to Montreal soon, here is some information on this new transportation offer that the Montreal airport is putting in place via this shuttle.
The transportation service that this new shuttle (bus) will offer at the Montreal airport will take office on March 29th, 2010.
Montreal Airport Shuttle-Service
This new shuttle that will go over the Montreal airport will be named: The bus of the 747 Express line. The shuttle will offer 24 hours a day and 7 days a week service from Montreal Airport to downtown Montreal.
The frequency of the shuttle service from the Montreal airport will be:
– Peak hours: 20 minutes
– Off-peak period: 30 minutes
It is important to note that the shuttle will cover the Montréal-Trudeau airport and not the Mirabel airport.
Montreal Airport Shuttle-Stops
The route of this shuttle (bus) will count nine stops. Among these stops are:
– Lionel-Groulx metro station
– Berri-UQAM metro station
-Montreal Coach Station
In addition, the shuttle will stop near a few hotels and tourist attractions in the city centre.
It angrier a journey of almost 45 km round trip and its duration will vary from 20 to 35 minutes, depending on the traffic conditions.
In order to enable customers to easily locate the stops of this shuttle, a mini panel will be superimposed on the regular stop signs identified on this line.
Montreal Airport Shuttle-Rates
Here are the rates that will apply to the use of this shuttle (bus) serving the Montreal airport.
The rate on the bus
It in Coütera $7 cash on board even the shuttle.
It should be noted that the payment of this right of way will also give the bearer access to the Metro network and the remainder of the STM bus network for a period of 24 consecutive hours;
Rate with Pass
Holders of a monthly or weekly regular or reduced-rate CAM, as well as a 1 day or 3 day title, will benefit from the Montreal Airport shuttle service free of charge.
The same rule applies to the holder of the TRAM 1 to 8 monthly.
Montreal Airport Shuttle-adapted
The buses that will be used to cover the Montreal Airport shuttle service will be specific. In fact, they will be adapted to the transport of passengers with baggage. The bus will be equipped with three luggage racks that can accommodate, depending on the size of the baggage, at least 17 standard baggage and 17 carry-on baggage.
As it will be a special shuttle, the distinctive graphic signature will use the blue Chevron of the new STM position to which an aircraft pictogram juxtaposera.
Montreal Airport Shuttle – press release
For those who are interested, here is the press release regarding the arrival of this new shuttle that will serve the Montreal airport.