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Planes, trains, automobiles… or boats—it’s easy to get to Québec City
no matter what your preferred method of travel.
In direct and close contact with major cities around the globe, Québec City
boasts an intermodal transportation infrastructure that makes getting around
An efficient network of highways, a modern international airport, a railway
system stretching across Canada and the U.S., and a deep water port open
year-round make Québec City a truly accessible destination.
Over 4,500 km of highway join Québec City with eastern, central, and western
Canada, as well as with bordering U.S. states.
|Distance between Québec City and
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Jean-Lesage International Airport
Québec City’s modern airport facilities are a
window on the world.
Located less than 20 minutes from downtown Québec City,
Jean-Lesage International Airport is one of the city’s major gateways.
Up to 1 million passengers use the facilities annually.
The airport is home to more than ten airlines offering connections throughout
North America, South America, and Europe.
Gare du Palais and Gare de Sainte-Foy
are both part of the
VIA Rail Canada network providing rail transport throughout Québec and
across Canada. VIA Rail’s tracks connect with American railways, making
Québec City accessible by train from just about anywhere in North America.
The Sainte-Foy and Gare du Palais bus terminals are
also connected to the Orléans Express and
Intercar bus networks.
Orléans Express offers numerous trips to and from Montréal daily and
frequent service between other cities province wide.
Intercar connects Québec City with the Saguenay, Lac-Saint-Jean,
Charlevoix, and Côte-Nord regions.
Port of Québec Cruise Terminal
As one of Canada’s largest ports, the
Port of Québec welcomes over 100,000 cruise ship passengers and crew
members from the U.S. and Europe from May to October of each year. Thanks to
the port’s depth, it is able to accommodate ships weighing up to 150,000
Some of the world’s largest vessels drop anchor in the Port of Québec, much to
the delight of passengers excited to visit the cradle of French civilization in
To find out the cruise ship schedule, consult the Port of Québec Cruise Terminal website.