Travel & Transit

World Fantasy Convention 2021 will be held at Hotel Bonaventure Montréal. It is a 4 stars hotel located downtown Montréal that has an outdoor heated pool opened all year round! Each room has a view on the gardens or the city. All rooms at the hotel have an ergonomic work area and free high-speed Internet access.

Address: 900 de la Gauchetière West, MontréalQuébec, H5A 1E4Canada

 

How to get here:

(All driving instructions are from the Hotel website – we strongly suggest you use an up to date GPS, Google Maps or another similar service for a more up to date route)

Flying into Pierre Elliot Trudeau Airport

If renting a car

Take highway 20 to highway 720 (Autoroute Ville-Marie). Take exit #4 at de la Montagne Nord, turn right on St-Antoine Street, left on Mansfield, and right on de la Gauchetière. The hotel entrance is located at 900 de la Gauchetière (right on the corner of Mansfield).

By bus

Direct Line to downtown

Take the 747 bus (approx. $10 – buy your ticket inside the airport – ticket is valid 24 hours with all buses and metro in Montréal) – Bus specially made for airport transportation (luggage space) and has free wifi.

– Debark at René-Lévesque / Mansfield

– Walk South on Mansfield down to de la Gauchetière, the hotel is on the South East corner.

Other bus options (3.50$ exact change only – valid for one fare only) – note that this is significantly longer than using the 747 bus.

– Take the 204 or 209 bus to the Dorval terminus

– Take 211, 405 or 485 eastbound to Lionel-Groux Metro station

– Take the Orange Metro Line towards Montmorency and get off at Bonaventure station

– Follow directions to Place Bonaventure then to Hotel Bonaventure

By taxi (Approx. 40$)

 

Flying into Burlington Airport

If renting a car

Follow driving instructions below under "From Vermont".

By bus

The Greyhound Bus Terminal is directly at the airport

Greyhound will bring you to the Montréal Bus Terminal. Follow instructions under “Arriving by bus”.

 

Flying into Plattsburg Airport

If renting a car

Follow driving instructions below under “From New York State

By bus

From the airport, take a taxi up to the Greyhound Bus Station at 7155 Route 9 Plattsburgh, NY 12901

Greyhound will bring you to the Montréal Bus Terminal. Follow instructions under “Arriving by bus”.

 

Arriving by train

All trains (Via Rail and Amtrak train) arrive at Gare Centrale.

– Follow signs to Place Bonaventure then to Hotel Bonaventure OR

– Go outside, walk to the corner of Mansfield and de la Gauchetière, the hotel is on the South East corner.

 

Arriving by bus

Using Megabus

Megabus will bring you at their terminal station in Montréal

– Walk East to the corner of Saint-Antoine and Mansfield

– Head North up to de la Gauchetière

– Turn right at de la Gauchetière, the hotel will be right there on the corner

All other bus companies (Orléans Express, Greyhound USA, Greyhound Canada and many others, will bring you to the Montréal Bus Terminal. From there:

– Follow signs to the Berri-UQAM Metro Station

– Take the Orange Line, towards Côte-Vertu and get off at Bonaventure station

– Follow signs to Place Bonaventure then to Hotel Bonaventure

 

Driving

(instructions from the Hotel website – we strongly suggest you use Google Maps for a more up to date route)

From Toronto

Take Highway 401 Eastbound and continue on Highway 20 to highway 720 (Autoroute Ville-Marie). Take exit #4 at de la Montagne Nord, turn right on St-Antoine Street, left on Mansfield, then right on de la Gauchetière. The hotel entrance is located at 900 de la Gauchetière (on the corner of Mansfield). 

From Ottawa

Take Highway 407 Eastbound and continue on Highway 40 to Highway 15 South/Décarie. Take highway 720 (Autoroute Ville-Marie) Eastbound. Take exit #4 at de la Montagne Nord, turn right on St-Antoine Street, left on Mansfield, then right on de la Gauchetière. The hotel entrance is located at 900 de la Gauchetière (on the corner of Mansfield).

From Québec

Take Highway 20 West – Follow the directions for Pont Champlain (Champlain Bridge). On the Champlain, bridge keep right and take exit #55 towards Montréal/Centre-Ville/Downtown. The highway becomes Robert Bourassa Street. Turn left on de la Gauchetière (after the 5th traffic light) and left again before the next traffic light into the hotel plaza. The hotel entrance is located at 900 de la Gauchetière (on the corner of Mansfield)

From New York State

Take the I-87 North. After the border I-87 becomes Highway 15 North. Follow the signs for 10 West. Then, follow the directions for Pont Champlain (Champlain Bridge). On the Champlain, bridge keep right and take exit #55 towards Montréal/Centre-Ville/Downtown. The highway becomes Robert Bourassa Street. Turn left on de la Gauchetière (after the 5th traffic light) and left again before next traffic light into hotel plaza. The hotel entrance is located at 900 de la Gauchetière (on the corner of Mansfield)

From Vermont

Take the I-89 to the North. At the border, I-89 becomes Highway 133. Follow Highway 133 towards Montréal until it becomes Highway 35. Continue towards Montréal (Highway 10 Ouest). Follow the directions for Pont Champlain (Champlain Bridge). On the Champlain, bridge keep right and take exit #55 towards Montréal/Centre-Ville/Downtown. The highway becomes Robert Bourassa Street. Turn left on de la Gauchetière (after the 5th traffic light) and left again before next traffic light into hotel plaza. The hotel entrance is located at 900 de la Gauchetière (on the corner of Mansfield)