ARRIVING INTO QUEBEC CITY
Quebec City: International flights arrive at Jean Lesage International Airport (located 20km/12miles) outside of the city centre. Airlines, which routinely arrive in Québec City, are Air Canada, Air Nova/Air Canada Reg., Air Transat, American Eagle, and Continental Express.
Most major Canadian cities, Boston, Newark, and Miami have direct flights to Jean Lesage International. Travelers flying from other American centers will have to book a connecting flight. Please be aware that all non-Canadian travelers will have to go through customs upon their arrival in Canada.
There are two train stations serving Quebec City.
Gare du Palais, which is located in the Lower Town at 450 rue de la Gare-du-Palais (Tel. 418-692-3940). At least four trains run between Montréal and Québec City daily between 7am and 11pm. The trains are equipped with pay phones and snack and beverage services (cash only).
Travel time between the two cities is about 3 hours. One-way fares vary substantially, with many kinds of discounts for seniors, students, and days of departure. Full time students holding ISIC (International Student Identity Cards) are entitled to a 35% discount on economy class tickets and a 10% discount on all other classes.
St. Foy (located in a suburb of Quebec City). (3255, Chemin de la Gare).
AIRPORT or TRAIN PICK UP
An airport or Train transfer is included on arrival and departure days. Upon arrival, the student will be met in the arrivals' area of the arrival airport by our representative who will be holding a sign. Once you have met our representative you will be taken to your accommodation.
Should you have booked the service for Unaccompanied Minors with the airline and with us, please note that we have to be informed about this at least two weeks prior to your arrival! As soon as we have the information we will let you know the name of the person that will meet you at the airport. You will then have to give that name to the airline. Please understand that we are unable to organize this special UM transfer, should we receive the information later than two weeks prior to your arrival.