Getting to and getting around Québec city

Getting around town Getting to Québec city

Getting around town

On foot

Réseau de transport de la Capitale

During the Festival, the RTC sells a special FestiBUS pass especially designed for festivalgoers!

Shuttle Service

Dedicated shuttle service directly from the suburbs to downtown, within walking distance to all Festival sites. Four convenient pick up/drop off areas:

  • 410 - Lebourgneuf
  • 420 - Sainte-Foy
  • 430 - Charlesbourg
  • 450 – Beauport

Free parking

Use this free park and ride service to leave your car behind and take the bus.


For more information on city busses, bus routes, fares and parking lots, go to the RTC website.

Desjardins Bike Parking

Leave your bike at the Desjardins secure bike parking area, operated by the Coop Roue-Libre free of charge during the Festival. It's located in the Cœur du FEQ, at Place de l'Assemblée-Nationale, across from the Québec Parliament Building.

On foot

All the Festival sites are within walking distance from another - a great way to tour the city!


Carpool service for residents of Île d'Orléans and the Côte-de-Beaupré.



There are indoor and outdoor paid parking lots operated by La Société Parc-Auto in the vicinity, but they fill up fast.


In the Parc-O-Bus section on the RTC website, you'll find more information on free park and ride lots where can leave your car behind and take the bus.



Go to the City of Québec for the latest changes to traffic circulation during the Festival.

Ferry between Québec-Lévis

During the Festival, there are simultaneous departures from each shore every 30 minutes from 6: 30 p.m. to midnight.

To speed up embarkation, we strongly recommend buying your tickets in advance at the Québec or Lévis ferry terminal.

Getting to Québec city


Via Rail

Via Rail network serves both Quebec City and its two train stations: the Quebec City train station (downtown) and the Sainte-Foy train station. Visit their website for special offers like Discount Tuesdays, Kids Summer Fare, Escape Fare and more!

Gare du Palais

450 rue de la Gare du Palais
Québec, QC, G1K 3X2, Canada
Arrivals/departures: (888) 842-7245
Information and reservations: (888) 842-7245

Gare de Sainte-Foy

3255, Chemin de la Gare
Sainte-Foy, QC, G1W 3A8, Canada
Arrivals/departures: (888) 842-7245
Information and reservations: (888) 842-7245

Jean-Lesage Airport

Jean-Lesage international Airport in Québec City has direct flights to and from several major Canadian and US cities.

505, rue Principale
Québec (Québec) Canada G2G 0J4
Phone: 418 640-3300
Toll-free: 1 877 769-2700


Two major coach lines operate out of Québec City with stops at the Gare du Palais and Sainte-Foy terminals.

Orléans Express

Toll-free: 1 888 999-3977


Toll-free: 1 800 806-2167

Amigo Express

AmigoExpress has an easy and efficient online and mobile carpool platform. Linking drivers with passengers across Québec and Canada, it offers affordable, eco-responsible and safe transportation.

Toll-free: 1-877-264-4697 offers a carpool platform across Québec, Canada and United States.


Caribook is the new carpool app in the Province of Québec. It offers a simple, flexible and yet safe service.