Parc Jean-Drapeau

Parc Jean-Drapeau is a majestic park located in the St. Lawrence river. It comprises two islands, Ste. Helen's island and Notre-Dame island, and offers a multitude of attractions and activities. Trails and bicycle paths offer magnificent panoramic views of the river and downtown. Artworks including Calder’s immense stabile, Man, are exhibited there permanently.

There, you will also find La Ronde, the Montréal Casino, Jean-Doré beach on Notre-Dame lake, Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve race track, and so much more.

From walking distance of the Jean-Drapeau métro station, you'll find the Aquatic complex, the environment museum: The Biosphère, the Stewart Museum and a beautiful brand new Central Concourse: Espace 67.

In every season, the park hosts many music festivals, a fireworks competition, international sports events and popular festivals. and hosts numerous large-scale events each year.

  • Fête nationale du Québec: June 23, 2019
  • Heavy Montréal: July 27 and 28, 2019
  • Osheaga: August 2 to 4, 2019
  • ÎleSoniq: August 9 and 10, 2019

How to get there?

Station  Jean-Drapeau

For La Ronde

Bus  767 La Ronde / La Plage

Station  Papineau  +  Bus  769 La Ronde

For Jean-Doré beach

Bus  767 La Ronde / La Plage

For the Casino

Bus  777 Casino

Our tips

When major events take place, getting around the city with public transit is the easiest way. So leave the car at home and enjoy the peace of mind!

Allow for more time to get there: a lot of people are heading to the same location! Keep in mind that service levels are adjusted to handle the increased ridership.

Trip planning tools to get there easily

The "Your trip" tool in the Getting around section will show you which bus lines or métro stations to use to reach your destination.

Just enter your departure point and destination addresses to get directions!

Find out when the next buses are scheduled to arrive at your stop. If you don't know which buses serve your neighbourhood, enter your address in the Maps tool of the Getting around section.

To learn more: 5 ways to view bus schedules

Avoid line-ups during snowstorms by purchasing your fare in advance.

Your options

  • You can go to one of many authorized retailers to purchase the fare you want.
  • You can pay cash with the exact change aboard the bus. See the current fare schedule.
  • You can go to the nearest métro station and purchase your fare from either:
    • The fare booth attendant
    • One of the automated fare vending machines

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Hold on to your fare card until the end of your trip, because once it is validated, it serves as your proof of payment. Otherwise, you could be fined a minimum of $150 plus fees.

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