PEOPLE 2023-Transportation guide

Getting to the Conference Site

Concordia University Conference Centre is located at:

9th floor of the John Molson Building

1600 Boul. de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal, QC H3H 1J5

Tel: +1 514-848-2424

From the Airport:

Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport: 16 km to conference site. You have several options for ground transportation services at curbside just outside the arrivals area. For general information call the Société de transport de Montreal at +1 514-786-4636.       

Montreal 747 Express bus: The 747 bus runs 24 hours a day between Montreal Trudeau Airport and the Berri-UQAM metro station near downtown Montreal. One-way cash fare is $10 payable in Canadian coins only – no bills. If you don’t have any Canadian coins to pay the fare on the bus directly, you can buy a fare card at the airport (International Arrival level).

Take a taxi: Taxi fares to downtown will be about $41. Other taxi services, such an Uber, may have different rates.

From the VIA Rail Train Station:

If you’re travelling to Montreal from Ottawa, Toronto or beyond, consider taking the train. You’ll arrive in Montreal at Gare Centrale, which is within walking distance from conference site, or an eight-minute cab ride.

From the Intercity Bus Station:

The Intercity Bus Station is at Berri, east of where Concordia is located. To get to conference site from there, you may either take the metro or bus. For metro, you can take a Green Line then disembark at the station named “Guy-Concordia”, exit the metro station and proceed to the entrance in “Guy St.”. The MB building can be directly accessed through underground tunnel within metro station.

For bus, there are several bus lines within one or two blocks from Berri (Gare d’Autocars de Montreal) to choose from to reach the conference site, for example, you can take the Bus 24 that runs along Sherbrooke, going west.

From Self-driving:

Parking: If you drive to the conference site, there are several parking options available. On-campus parking: The LB building indoor garage is accessible via 1453 Mackay Street and directly connected to the library building. The FB building indoor garage is accessible via 1230 Guy Street and directly linked to the Faubourg building. Street parking: There are metered parking spaces available on streets surrounding the John Molson Building. Be sure to check parking signs carefully for restrictions and time limits. There are several public parking lots in the area, including 2140 Rue Guy Parking and 1432 Crescent St Garage. Rates and availability may vary.

From Metro:

The green line of the metro runs directly below the Sir George Williams Campus downtown, stopping at Station Guy-Concordia. A network of tunnels connects most buildings on campus to the metro. Exit the metro station and proceed to the entrance in “Guy St.”. The MB building can be directly accessed through underground tunnel within metro station.

From Local Bus:

There are several bus lines that run near MB building. Bus station Guy-Concordia (Stop ID 52147 & 52146) near MB building for Bus 66, Bus 166 and Bus 15. Bus station Guy-Concordia (Stop ID 52201) for Bus 165, Bus 369 and Bus 465. For more information about detailed information on bus routes, schedules, and fares in Montreal, please visit