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Travelers from the US and everywhere else in the world will need a valid passport to enter the country. Some might need a visa as well.
Make sure to check what you will need to travel to Canada before you register.
All the info is available on the Government of Canada's website.
YUL Montréal-Trudeau International Airport is located just 20 minutes from downtown. Upon arrival, you may choose from a variety of means of transportation to your housing; car rentals, taxi services, Uber, airport shuttle or the 747 bus that will get you to one of the downtown spots in 40 to 60 minutes depending on traffic.
Montreal is just 75 kilometres (46 miles) from the U.S. Border and right on the Trans-Canada Highway.
If you are looking for bus transportation, many American and Canadian bus operators come to Montreal. To find out more, visit the Gare d'autocars de Montréal's website
Once you get to Montreal, it is very easy to get around!
Bus and subway network: STM | Société de transport de Montréal
Bike-sharing service: Montreal bike rental | BIXI Montréal) and tons of bike paths
Taxi service and Uber rides
Montreal is also a very walkable city!
For more information about transportation to Montreal, please check out the Tourisme Montreal website.
Dorm rooms at Université de Montréal are available at a discount price. Different options are available.
Montreal has a large variety of hotels available. Most of them are located downtown and are a 20 minute cab ride from Université de Montréal. We have locked-in special symposium prices at a variety of hotels.
Airbnb is always a great way to find lodging in Montreal. There are many options outside of the downtown area which is perfect if you wish to discover the city!