Orange Elevators available

Operating hours

Orange line

Towards Montmorency (zone B) Towards Côte-Vertu
First Last First Last
Weekdays 05h51 00h51 05h46 01h00
Saturday 05h51 01h21 05h46 01h30
Sunday 05h51 00:51 05h46 01:00

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

Frequency of departures

Orange line

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

Estimated occupancy

Orange line

Nearly empty.
Distancing possible.
Some seats available.
Distancing not possible.
Standing room only.
Distancing not possible.
Nearly full.
Due to the particular configuration of the métro tracks at the Place-d'Armes station towards , the estimated metro occupancy level is not available. We will work on this in the later development phases of this functionality.


  • Sortie St-Urbain, 960, rue St-Urbain, H2Z 1K4 - Elevator access

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Around this station

Elevator access to the métro

Plan your trips around elevator accessibility across the network:

  • Blue line : Only possible transfer at Snowdon and Jean-Talon stations.
  • Berri-UQAM station : Only the Orange and Green lines are accessible by elevator.
  • Green line : Only possible transfer at Berri-UQAM, Lionel-Groulx and Honoré-Beaugrand stations.
  • Yellow line : No possible transfer.
  • Visit the Elevator access to the métro page to find all accessible stations
  • You can check the status of elevator service at any time by going to elevator service updates. This information is also available in the banner under the map on our home page.

How do I get to the special shuttle in case of a métro service interruption?

Use the Green line

To get around downtown between the Berri-UQAM and Lionel-Groulx stations.

If Green line is also disrupted, three stops are available at this station and the signs are easily identifiable since they are orange, the color of the métro line they serve.

  • Pictogram special shuttle orange line Towards Henri-Bourassa: Bus stop 59308, located on Saint-Antoine, corner Saint-Urbain.

    Towards Laval

    To continue towards Laval métro stations ( Cartier, de la Concorde and Montmorency), between 5:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., the special shuttle service is operated by the Société de transport de Laval (STL) from Henri-Bourassa métro station. From 2 p.m. to the closure of the métro, the special shuttle service is operated by the STM and ends its service at Cartier métro station.

    • Pictogram special shuttle orange line Towards Côte-Vertu: Bus stop 52850, located on Viger, corner Saint-Antoine.
    • Pictogram special shuttle orange line Towards Côte-Vertu: Bus stop 54360, located on Viger, corner Chenneville.

    This shuttle is not free, the regular fare applies. 

    It is also possible to check these stops on the neighbourhood map displayed at the entrances of our stations.

    Special shuttle service

    Find out more about the station

    Number of bicycle stands available outside the station: 14.  First come, first served.

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

    Bike parking

    Architect: Janusz Warunkiewicz (City of Montréal).

    Opened: October 1966.

    Origin of name: place d'Armes, an open area where the city's defenders would assemble, and second location in Montréal to bear that name after today's place Royale.

    Did you know? This station served as a terminus for the Orange line from October 1966 to February 1967.

    Artwork: glasswork by Adrien Lucca.

    Discover the STM and its history

    Mobile network available at this station


    Bus transfers

    Local and 10-minutes max 55 Boulevard Saint-Laurent South North
    Local and 10-minutes max 129 Côte-Sainte-Catherine South North
    All-night 361 Saint-Denis North South
    All-night 363 Boulevard Saint-Laurent North South
    All-night 365 Avenue du Parc North South
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