Travel

Arrival and Departure

Participants should plan to arrive on the Sunday afternoon or evening prior to the session (or Monday early am if arriving by train), and to depart on the final Saturday of the session (before noon).

Please make sure to follow all health and safety guidelines required by your travel provider. 

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, the Orleans Express Bus, or VIA Rail (limited service only).

Plane

BY PLANE

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

Upon arrival in Quebec City, you will need to take a taxi to the Orleans Express bus terminal in Sainte-Foy to complete your trip to Trois-Pistoles. We recommend purchasing your bus ticket prior to booking your flight in order to ensure the flight arrival time aligns with the bus departure time.
 Bus

BY BUS

Orleans Express Bus – from Montreal or points east  

Please buy your ticket in advance. We will meet you at the bus station 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.

Train 

BY 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

BY CAR

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

Please note: Accommodation with your host family prior to the first Sunday and after the last Friday night cannot be guaranteed. Additional charges of $40/day will apply.