Arrival and Departure

We ask that you arrive on Sunday afternoon prior to the welcome reception. Classes begin on Monday morning. Participants should plan to depart on the final Saturday (PM) or Sunday (AM) of the session. 

Welcome Reception
École secondaire de Trois-Pistoles
455 Jenkin Street
7:30 p.m.  

Getting to Trois-Pistoles 

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



We offer a shuttle bus service from Jean Lesage International Airport in Quebec City to Trois-Pistoles. A return ticket for the shuttle bus ($120) can be purchased at the time of registration, or at a later date through your myWCS account. Select “Documents and Requests”, then “Register Now” next to Airport Shuttle.



Orleans Express Bus – from Montreal or points east  

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



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



VIA Rail   ** limited service only **

We do not recommend travelling by train as you will be arriving in the early hours of Monday morning (between 2:00am and 4:00am). It is important to note that train service to Trois-Pistoles typically runs late and that the train station is no longer open to the public. 

Please note: Accommodation with your host family prior to the first Sunday and after the last Saturday night cannot be guaranteed. Additional charges will apply.