Travelling-Third congress on the Eph/ephrin system
International and local travel
Montréal-Trudeau Airport (YUL) is served by most major airlines.
Ground Transportation from the airport to downtown hotels
Taxis and public transit are all available from Montréal-Trudeau airport to the Congress-designated hotels. Uber is also available in Montréal.
Taxis are an inexpensive and comfortable way to get around Montréal. You can get a taxi at the arrivals level near the central exit located where a dispatcher will assist you. No reservation is required. For taxi transportation between the airport and downtown (including the Congress-designated hotels) (about a 20-minute ride), the rates are fixed at C$41 one way, and there is always a minimum charge of C$17. It is customary to tip the drive anywhere from 10% to 20%, with 15% being the average. Visa, MasterCard
The 747 shuttle service (http://www.stm.info/en/info/networks/bus/shuttle/747-p-e-trudeau-airport-downtown-shuttle) runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, between Montréal-Trudeau airport and downtown. Once you leave the customs hall, follow the signs for shuttle bus/navettes just outside the terminal. Travel time may vary between 30 to 45 minutes, depending on traffic conditions. Fares are only C$10 for unlimited travel throughout the STM bus and metro networks during 24 consecutive hours. The fare card can be purchased at the airport from automated dispensers that accept cash, debit and credit cards. If paying onboard, only coins are accepted - no bank bills.
There are two routes
Ground Transportation to the Congress venue
The Congress venue CHUM Research Center at 900 Saint-Denis Street is at the Champ-de-Mars metro station of the orange line. The CHUM Research Center building is linked to the metro station through a tunnel.