747 YUL Aéroport Montréal-Trudeau / Centre-ville shuttle


The 747 shuttle service runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, bus 747between YUL Montréal-Trudeau airport, métro station Lionel-Groulx and métro station Berri-UQAM (downtown).

Two route options are available to you from the airport.

1. Destination Terminus métro Lionel-Groulx 

  • A single stop
  • Travel time from 25 to 35 minutes, depending on traffic

2. Destination Terminus métro Berri-UQAM (downtown)

  • 11 stops
  • Travel time from 45 to 70 minutes, depending on traffic
  • Stops at hotels on boul. René-Lévesque


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If you want to buy your 747 fare card ahead of time

If you have single transit fares (1 trip, 2 trips or 10 trips) on your OPUS card and you add a valid short-term unlimited use pass for the 747 (1-day, 3-day or unlimited weekend pass), the unlimited pass will be used first the next time you validate your OPUS card. To validate your 747 fare card at a specific time, buy it on a non-reloadable card.

  • The cost of a ticket is $10.
  • Free for children aged 11 and under at all times while accompanied by a person aged 14 or older who is supervising them. The program Family outings is valid aboard.
  • The following fares are also accepted on the 747 at no additional cost: 1-day and 3-days passes, Unlimited Weekend, Weekly or Monthly regular or reduced passes, 4-month pass and monthly metropolitan fares.

In the bus

The $10 fare can be paid in cash with exact change (no bank bills).


1. At the YUL Montréal-Trudeau airport

There are four fare vending machines in the international arrivals area. Payment in cash, by debit card or with VISA or MasterCard credit card.

For more information, you may inquire at the STM information counter located in the international arrival area or ask one of the STM representatives near the bus stop outside the airport

2. Before leaving for the airport, you can also buy your fare:

A ticket purchased from a parking pay station is only valid for a one-way trip to the airport and must be used within two hours of purchase.


  • Check Infobus sign at any line 747 bus stop and find one of 12 designated Agence de mobilité durable parking pay stations where you can buy a 747 fare.
  • Go to pay station identified by blue P$ sign.
  • Enter the numbers 0747 and follow on-screen instructions.
  • Take ticket and use it within two hours of purchase.
  • Give ticket to driver who, in turn, will hand you a proof of payment valid for a one-way trip. Note that it can not be used for return trip on 747 or to interrupt trip and resume it later on 747.
  • Pay station accepts payment for 747 every day, 24 hours a day.

3. In the bus

The $10 fare can also be paid in cash with exact change on the bus (no bank bills).



The STM complies with Highway Safety Code regulations.The Code stipulates that all luggage / equipment on a bus must be stowed to ensure that:

  • Driver can move freely aboard bus and efficiently operate vehicle;
  • Passengers have unobstructed access to all exits;
  • Passengers are protected against injury from falling or shifting items carried on the bus.

Bicycles are accepted aboard 747 shuttle buses under certain conditions:

  • Bike must be stored in a rigid travel case made for shipping;
  • Folding bikes are also accepted, but must be placed in a soft carrying case;
  • Bikes must be placed on the luggage racks.

Please note that bus drivers may refuse customers travelling with bike case or any other type of luggage to avoid hindering other passengers aboard. Drivers may ask customer to wait for the next bus.

Be advised that two types of buses are used to operate the 747 shuttle.

 Size of luggage racks

One type of bus has 1 rack at the back of the bus:

  • 152 cm wide, 68 cm deep, and 177 cm high (approx. 5 ft by 2ft by 6 ft)

The other has 3 racks (2 in front and 1 at the back):

  • 152 cm wide, 68 cm deep, and 101 cm high (approx. 5 ft by 2 ft by 3.5 ft)
  • 121 cm wide, 68 cm deep, and 101 cm high (approx. 4 ft by 2ft by 3.5 ft)
  • 121 cm wide, 68 cm deep, and 182 cm hign (approx. 4 ft by 2 ft by 6 ft)
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