Travelling to Trois-Pistoles

How to get to Trois-Pistoles

Located approximately 230kms east of Quebec City, on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River, Trois-Pistoles can be reached by car, the Orleans Express Bus, or VIA Rail (limited service only).


Jean Lesage International Airport (Quebec City) is the closest airport to Trois-Pistoles.

There will be a shuttle bus from the airport to the School, departing at approximately noon on Sunday, August 13. The return trip is scheduled for Sunday, August 20 at approximately 9:00AM, arriving at the airport at around noon.  If you would like to reserve a seat on the shuttle bus, please select this option at the time of registration.

 Bus Orleans Express Bus – from Montreal or points east  

Please buy your ticket in advance. We will meet you at the bus station if you advise us of your date and time of arrival. We will also drive you to the station for your departure.

Train  VIA Rail*  limited service only

If you take the train you will be arriving in the early hours of Monday morning. We will be at the station to meet you. Please book your round-trip ticket early as space is limited.

 Car Driving

Driving directions from Jean Lesage International Airport (Quebec City) to the Trois-Pistoles French Immersion School, 455 Rue Jenkin, Trois-Pistoles, QC, Canada


We ask that you arrive in Trois-Pistoles on Sunday, August 13 (or in the early hours of Monday morning if taking the train).  Classes begin on Monday morning and continue until Saturday morning (or Wednesday morning for the 10-day program).  Please view our preliminary schedule (or 10-day schedule) for more details.

Welcome Reception 
École secondaire Arc-en-Ciel
455 Jenkin Street

Optional Information Session
École secondaire Arc-en-Ciel
455 Jenkin Street 



Participants of our Adult French Immersion Week (including Alumni and Families):
Sunday, August 20 (AM) or Saturday, August 19 (PM)

Participants of our 10-day Program:
Thursday, August 24 (AM) or Wednesday, August 23 (PM)

Please note that accommodation with your host family prior to the first Sunday and after the last Saturday/Wednesday night cannot be guaranteed. Additional charges of $25/day will apply.