Arrival and Departure

We ask that you arrive in Trois-Pistoles on the first Sunday of the program (afternoon or evening) and depart on the final Saturday (before noon).

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).



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.



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.



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 arrival date and after the departure date cannot be guaranteed. Additional charges of will apply.