Certain entrance buildings of this station are closed for refurbishment and elevator installation work. Read more


Operating hours

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Towards Angrignon Towards Honoré-Beaugrand
First Last First Last
Weekdays 05:49 01:01 05:46 00:51
Saturday 05:49 01:31 05:46 01:21
Sunday 05:49 01:01 05:46 00:51

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

Frequency of departures

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From 7am to 9am and from 4pm to 6pm
Morning, day and evening (non-peak)
Week Every 3 to 5 minutes Every 4 to 10 minutes
Week-end Every 6 to 12 minutes


  • Sortie Robert-Bourassa (University), 2055, boulevard Robert-Bourassa, H3A 3H9
  • Sortie Union Nord, 2021, av. Union, H3A 2S9

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Around this station

Find out more about the station

  • Weekdays : noon to 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday : noon to 7:00 p.m.

IMPORTANT : The opening hours of the fare booths in the station will be ajusted and extended if an event leads to an increase in ridership.

Equipment on site to meet your needs

Achetez votre titre à la distributrice automatique
Buy your fare or a new OPUS card (regular fare) at the automatic fare vending machine.
Utilisez ce téléphone pour parler à l'employé de l'entrée principale
Use the telephone identified by this symbol to speak with an employee at the main entrance.
Utilisez ce télépone en cas d'urgence
Use the telephone identified by this symbol only for safety concerns or in the event of an incident.
  • Centre Eaton de Montréal
  • Maison des Coopérants
  • Place Montreal Trust
  • Place London Life
  • Promenade de la Cathédrale
  • Le Centre 2020 University
  • La Baie
  • Maison Simons
  • McGill University

Architects: Crevier, Lemieux, Mercier & Caron.

Opened: October 1966.

Origin of name: avenue McGill College, that leads directly to the university that was established in 1821 according to the wishes of James McGill (1744-1813), a successful merchant trading in furs.

Did you know? This station once housed a branch of the Montréal Public Libraries network.

Artworks: mural by Les Industries perdues, mural by Murray MacDonald, murals by Maurice Savoie and glassworks by Nicolas Sollogoub.

Discover the STM and its history

Mobile network available at this station


Bus transfers

Local and 10-minutes max 15 Sainte-Catherine West East
Local and 10-minutes max 24 Sherbrooke East West
Local and 10-minutes max 35 Griffintown East West
Local and 10-minutes max 61 Wellington East West
Local and 10-minutes max 125 Ontario West
Local and 10-minutes max 168 Cité-du-Havre North South
All-night 356 Lachine/YUL Aéroport Montréal-Trudeau/Des Sources East West
All-night 358 Sainte-Catherine East
Express 420 Express Notre-Dame-de-Grâce West East
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