One or more escalators are being fully refurbished in this station. Please read the page on this subject in the STM Works section.


Bus transfers

Local and 10-minutes max 45 Papineau North South
Local and 10-minutes max 93 Jean-Talon West East
All-night 359 Papineau North South
All-night 372 Jean-Talon West East


  • Sortie Fabre, 1480, rue Jean-Talon Est, H2E 1S7 (ce guichet de métro est fermé)
  • Sortie Papineau, 1737, rue Jean-Talon Est, H2E 1T3

Neighbourhood map (PDF)

List of closed fare booths

Consult the list of stations that summarizes where fare booths are closed and the schedules for fare booths that are open irregular hours.

Parking space for bicycles

Number of bicycle stands available outside the station: 21.  First come, first served.

Before taking our public transit system with your bike, please read the Bicycles section for more info.

A little info about your métro station's history

Architects: Bruno Bédard & Raimondo Averna.

Opened: June 1986.

Origin of name: rue Fabre, commemorating Mgr Édouard-Charles Fabre (1827-1896), third bishop (1876) and first archbishop (1886) of Montréal.

Did you know? This station replaced the ones planned for rue De Normanville and rue Cartier.

Artwork: wall treatment by Jean-Noël Poliquin.


Operating hours

Blue line

Towards Snowdon Towards Saint-Michel
First Last First Last
Weekdays 05:32 00:47 05:42 00:57
Saturday 05:32 01:17 05:42 01:27
Sunday 05:32 00:47 05:42 00:57

After the last métro, you can use the night bus service.

Frequency of departures

Blue line

From 7am to 9am and from 4pm to 6pm
Morning, day and evening (non-peak)
Week Every 3 to 5 minutes Every 5 to 10 minutes
Week-end Every 8 to 11 minutes
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