Getting to Startupfest

Startupfest is NOT where it used to be!
WE’VE MOVED
New Venue: Parc de Dieppe

How to get here:

By Boat: The boat shuttle leaves from Quai Jacques-Cartier in the Old Port of Montréal.
By Bus: The Startupfest bus shuttle departs from rue Gauvin, at the entrance of the “Tour de la bourse de Montréal” near Square-Victoria–OACI.
By Car: There is parking available in the Casino’s P10 parking lot located at 1261, rue des Irlandais. We will have a parking shuttle available to bring you directly from P10 to the site. There are also parking lots in the Old Port at the Science Centre, or the Quai de l’horloge. From there, you walk over and take the boat shuttle (see boat option above).
By Taxi/Uber: You can direct your Uber / Teo Taxi / Taxi to 1261, rue des Irlandais, Montréal, QC H3C 4J7. From that point, our parking shuttle will bring you directly to the entrance of the venue.
By Public Transportation: STM Bus line 168. Stop: Des moulins/950 (n°53920). OR STM Bus line 74. Stop: Des moulins east/Pierre-Dupuy (n°54312)
By Bike: While there is no Bixi station near the venue, there will be a bike rack where you can park your bike!

For wait times, how to get to site, and transportation updates, follow our Transportation Twitter account!

SEE BELOW FOR MORE DETAILS

DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS

Startupfest Shuttles: July 10-14, as of 8AM

For the smoothest, most spectacular ways to get to Startupfest, take advantage of the Startupfest shuttles: Boaty McBoat Face II and The Startupfest Express Bus!
Shuttle rules: Bikes, animals, alcohol, and smoking are prohibited aboard the Startupfest shuttles.

Bus Shuttle

The Startupfest bus shuttle departs from rue Gauvin, at the entrance of the “Tour de la bourse de Montréal” near Square Victoria Metro. It takes you directly to the Startupfest venue entrance in about 10 minutes.

Schedule: At peak times, busses depart every 5 minutes. In off-peak times, busses depart every 15 minutes. Schedule is subject to change based on traffic and road work.

Boat Shuttle

The Startupfest boat shuttle leaves from Quai Jacques-Cartier in the Old Port of Montréal (one quai EAST of the science centre- if you are facing the Montreal Science Centre, go left). The boat takes you directly to the Startupfest venue in just a few minutes. You can pick up your Startupfest badge right beside the boarding dock before hopping on (and you need your badge to take the boat)! Driving to the boat? Park in the nearby lots at the Science Centre or the Quai de l’horloge. Follow us on twitter for wait time updates.

Schedule: At peak times, boats depart every 7 minutes. In off-peak times, boats depart every 15 minutes. Schedule is subject to shift and changed based on water traffic and safety regulations.

By Car (Least favorable option)

There is parking available in the Casino’s P10 parking lot located at 1261, rue des Irlandais. We will have a parking shuttle available to bring you directly from P10 to the site. There are also recommended parking lots in the Old Port at the Science Centre, or the Quai de l’horloge. From that point you can take a short walk over to Quai Jacques Cartier and hop aboard our spectacular boat shuttle!

By Taxi / Uber

You can direct your Uber / Teo Taxi / Taxi to 1261, rue des Irlandais, Montréal, QC H3C 4J7. From that point, our parking shuttle will bring you directly to the entrance of the venue. Persons with reduced mobility will be given special access to a drop off directly on site.

By Public Transport

STM Bus line 168
Stop: Des moulins/950 (n°53920)
See the schedule.

STM Bus line 74
Stop: Des moulins east/Pierre-Dupuy (n°54312)
See the schedule.

Both STM bus lines leave you at the nearby P10 parking lot, where you can hop aboard the parking shuttle to the entrance of the venue.

By Bike

While there is no Bixi station near the venue, there will be a bike rack where you can park your bike!

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