Planning your visit to Quebec City.

 

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How to Travel to Canada : Do You Need a Visa?

 

To travel to Canada, you may need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA), a visitor visa or only a valid passport. Find out what you need regarding your home country or your specific situation.

 

 

Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA):

Fees: $7 CAN

You must apply for an eTA online before travelling to Canada by air. Do not wait for the last minute.

Travel with the passport you will use to get your eTA.

 

Visitor visa (or temporary resident visa):

Fees: from $100 CAN

You must meet some basic requirements to travel to Canada. Consult the website Determine your eligibility – Visit on business

If you need a visa, you must apply for a visitor visa. There is no separate application for business visitors.

Find out if you need to give your biometrics (fingerprints and photo).

Make sure to apply for a visa before booking your flight to Canada and about 12 weeks before your scheduled departure date. You could check processing times online.

 

Letter of Invitation from a business partner:

If you need a visa, you may need to provide a letter of invitation from your business partner. If yes, please send us a request by email at isdm2019@fmed.ulaval.ca with the following information:

  • Title (Mr, Ms);
  • First name as on passport;
  • Last name as on passport;
  • Passport number;
  • Date of birth;
  • Company name and position;
  • Complete home address;
  • Phone number (work and home);
  • Email address;
  • Length of stay in Canada (in days);
  • Departure date from Canada.

We will send you the letter (pdf file) by email. Print 2 copies : one to submit when applying for your visa and one to present when you enter Canada.

 

Need help?

Contact your country's Visa Office.

Contact Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada if you need help regarding your application.

 


 

 

Accommodations

 

Several blocks of rooms have been reserved at a special rate at the six hotels below, all within 4 km of Université Laval. When booking your reservation, please use the reservation link or the group code provided below. The number of rooms with the special rate are limited. Please book early.

 

 

 

Hébergement hôtelier du Service des résidences de l'Université Laval (Université Laval Residences)

 

Pavillon Alphonse-Marie-Parent
2255 rue de l'Université, Quebec (Quebec)  G1V 0A7

Website & Location

Distance from the main event : 1.1 km

 

Rates per night (15% tax not included):

Standard university room with shared bathrooms and without air conditioning:

Single room: $48

Double room: $61

 

Reservations:

Online

In the events menu, select 294129 Conférence internationale en prise de décision partagée

 

 

Hôtel Universel

 

2300 Sainte-Foy Road, Quebec (Quebec)  G1V 1S5

Website & Location

Distance from the main event: 1.4 km

 

Group Rates were available until June 6, 2019. Reservations are now subject to space and rate availability. 

 

Free outdoor parking

Breakfast not included, restaurant on site
Family suites may be available with or without extra charges

 

Reservations:

By phone: 1-800-463-4495

Online

 

 

Hôtel Alt Québec

 

1200 Germain-des-Prés Avenue, Quebec (Quebec)  G1V 3M7

Website & Location

Distance from the main event: 2.2 km


Group Rates were available until June 6, 2019. Reservations are now subject to space and rate availability. 

 

Free parking

Breakfast not included, restaurant on site

 

Reservations:

By phone: 1-800-463-5253

Online

 

 

JARO Hotels

 

Reservations:

By phone: 1-800-567-5276

Online

Group Rates were available until May 31, 2019. Reservations are now subject to space and rate availability. 

 

You can chose between these three hotels:

 

 

Hôtel Lindbergh

2825, Laurier Boulevard, Quebec (Quebec)  G1V 2L9

Website & Location

Distance from the main event: 2.5 km

 

Free indoor and outdoor parking

Continental breakfast included

 

 

Hôtel Plaza Québec

3031, Laurier Boulevard, Quebec (Quebec)  G1V 2M2

Website & Location

Distance from the main event: 3 km

 

Free indoor and outdoor parking

Breakfast not included, restaurant on site

Family suites may be available with or without extra charges

 

 

L’Hôtel Québec
3115 des Hôtels Avenue, Quebec (Quebec)  G1W 3Z6

Website & Location

Distance from the main event: 3.3 km

 

Free indoor and outdoor parking

Breakfast not included, restaurant on site

Family suites may be available with or without extra charges

 


 

 

Getting to Québec City

 

With its convenient road, air and rail connections, you have many options for getting to Quebec City.

 

Source: Quebec City Tourism

 

 

 

By Plane

 

Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) is located only 13 km from Université Laval.

There are direct flights from many major cities in Canada and US to Québec City.

For all flight options to and from Quebec City, please refer to the list of destinations served.

From the Airport, you can take a cab, rent a car to go to Université Laval or take Réseau de transport de la Capitale (RTC) (shuttle service three times per day).

If your final destination is Montréal-Trudeau Airport (YUL), plan at least 3 hours (164 miles) to come to Québec City by car, train or bus.

 

 

By Train

 

The Sainte-Foy Train Station (Gare de Sainte-Foy) is located at 3255 chemin de la Gare, less than 5 km from Université Laval. However, some routes may stop only at the other Quebec City train station, Gare du Palais, located downtown at 450 rue de la Gare du Palais, 9 km from Université Laval. Check when you buy your ticket. 

Via Rail Canada

Daily service between Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal and Quebec City

Information: 1-888-842-7245

Visitors travelling by train from the USA come into Montréal via Amtrak, then transfer to VIA Rail Canada trains for Quebec City.

Amtrak

Information: 1-800-872-7245

From Gare de Sainte-Foy, you can take a cab to go to Université Laval. 

 

 

By Bus

 

Bus station Sainte-Foy Terminal (Gare de Sainte-Foy) is located at 3001, chemin des Quatre-Bourgeois, 3.5 km from Université Laval. However, some bus companies may stop only at the other Quebec City bus station, Gare du Palais Bus Terminal, located downtown at 320 rue Abraham-Martin, 9 km from Université Laval. Check when you buy your ticket. 

Intercar

Intercar links Quebec City with Saguenay, Lac-Saint-Jean, Charlevoix, and all destinations along the North Shore (Côte-Nord).

Information: 1-800-806-2167

Orléans Express

Orléans Express Coach Lines provides frequent service between Quebec City, Montréal, and other destinations in the province.

Information: 1-833-449-6444

Greyhound

Visitors travelling by bus from the USA come into Montreal via Greyhound, then transfer to Orléans Express bus for Quebec City.

Information for visitors from Canada: 1-800-661-8747

Information for visitors from USA: 1-800-231-2222

From Sainte-Foy Terminal, you can get a cab or take the city bus (800 or 801) to go to Université Laval. Get off at Station Université Laval.

 

 

By Car

 

Located on the north shore of the St. Lawrence River, Quebec City is easily reached on the north shore by Highway 40 (autoroute Félix-Leclerc) or on the south shore by Highway 20 (autouroute Jean-Lesage).

 

Travel Distances
City Km Miles
Saguenay 215 134

Montreal

247 153
Rimouski 309 192
Ottawa 440 273
Toronto 798 496
Boston, MA 634 394
New York, NY 826 513

 


 

 

Getting Around

 

 

 

Taxi

 

Taxis in Quebec City can be identified by the sign on the top of their car. There are several companies you can call or you can get a cab at one of the various taxi stands in the city.

 

 

Public Transit (local RTC buses)

 

The Réseau de transport de la Capitale (RTC) provides access to Université Laval and most tourist attractions.

Routes 800 and 801 serve Sainte-Foy Terminal (Gare de Sainte-Foy), Laurier Boulevard and Université Laval (bus stop # 1561, Station Université Laval). 

Route 804 serves Laurier Boulevard, Université Laval (bus stop #7008, de la Foresterie) and chemin Sainte-Foy.

These routes offer high frequency service with a departure every 10 or 15 minutes.

From Université Laval, routes 800 and 801 take you down to Quebec City in only 20 minutes.

You can pay directly on the bus (cash only, $3.50) or buy a pass in advance at most drugstores.

Information: 418 627-2511 option 1

Fares and passes

 

 

Car

 

Rental car are available at the airport, train or bus terminals and at some hotels.

Information on vehicles and parking regulations

 

Most sessions will be held at Pavillon Ferdinand-Vandry:

1050 avenue de la Médecine

Université Laval

Quebec (Quebec)  G1V 0A6

Location

Map of Université Laval (# 19)