Transportation - Getting to and from Sherbrooke
The closest airport is Pierre-Élliot-Trudeau International Airport (YUL). Pierre-Élliot-Trudeau airport is located West of Montreal, about 166-km away from Sherbrooke. By car, it can take between 1h40 to 2h00, depending on road and traffic conditions. From Pierre-Élliot-Trudeau International Airport (YUL), the three easiest ways to get to Sherbrooke are:
- By Aéronavette shuttle service - A shuttle service operated by Aéronavette is directly available at the Pierre-Élliot-Trudeau International Airport. The round-trip fare is $120 (+taxes). A specific CSM 2019 reservation link will be setup by Aéronavette by the end of February 2019 for those of you who want to register for this service. In the meantime, you can get more information regarding fees and services on the Aéronavette website.
- By bus service - First ride the 747 bus line and get off at the Berri-UQAM station in downtown Montreal. The 747 bus line runs 24/7 between Montreal-Trudeau Airport and downtown Montreal. The 10$ fare can be purchased from the automated dispensers on the international arrivals level (go on the STM website for more information). Travel time may vary between 45 to 70 minutes, depending on traffic conditions. Once at Berri-UQAM station, take a short walk to the Gare d'Autocars de Montreal. Then use the Limocar bus service to go to Sherbrooke (Université de Sherbrooke station or Downtown Sherbrooke Terminal). The round-trip fare is about $33. Fares, schedules and additional information can be found on the Limocar website.
- Car rental services - There are several companies offering car rental services at the airport. You can find additional information and make reservations here.
By the road
Sherbrooke is located 160 km away from Montreal (1h30 to 1h50), 792 km from Waterloo (~8h), 696 km from Toronto (~6h40), 353 km from Ottawa (~3h30), and 235 km from Quebec (~2h35).