Quartier des spectacles

The Quartier des spectacles covers an area of about one square kilometre. It consists of eight public squares, some forty bars and concert halls, some forty exhibition venues and several movie theatres.

How to get there?

Station Place-des-Arts

  • Esplanade de la Place des Arts
  • Place des Festivals
  • Maison symphonique de Montréal
  • Promenade des Artistes
  • Rue Sainte-Catherine - between Bleury and Clark

Station Saint-Laurent

  • Îlot Clark
  • The Parterre, at the Quartier des spectacles
  • Place de la paix

Station Berri-UQAM

  • Place Émilie-Gamelin
  • Place Pasteur

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 of our website 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 of the website. To learn more:

5 ways to view bus schedules

Avoid line-ups 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 aboard the bus, but make sure you have the exact change for the $3.50 fare. 
  • You can go to the nearest métro station and purchase your fare from either:
    • A station officer
    • One of the automated fare vending machines

Get more information here.

Transit fare cards are not sold on the bus.

Only ride public transit occasionally? These fare cards could suit your needs.




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View all fare products here.

The fares you buy are loaded on different fare media. Click on each one to see how to use it.



Keep your fare card with you :

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.

If you have limited mobility or use a wheelchair, please read the section about network accessibility on our website.

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