Need to get to the starting point of your Route Verte adventure? Trying to find effective solutions for travelling light? Looking for a helping hand while you are out and about? Never fear: there is a full range of transportation services at your disposal.


Call 1-888-TAXIGUY (1-888-829-4489), a province-wide taxi service, for assistance.

Please make a point of indicating to the responding dispatcher that you need a bicyclefriendly cab and to ask specifically what this entails (bike rack, van or car trunk).

Intercity Coach Services

Most intercity buses take bicycles, although costs and packing guidelines vary from one line to the next. Be sure to enquire when booking your ticket.



Montréal / Mont-Laurier

Montréal / Abitibi-Témiscamingue

Montréal / Outaouais

Région métropolitaine de Montréal








EXO – Greater Montreal Area

Greater Montréal commuter train lines are equipped with bike racks, although some restrictions apply at certain times of day.

See exo’s website for more details.

VIA Rail – Province of Québec

Bicycles are welcome on a number of VIA Rail trains. Check with them for further information on how to proceed. When travelling on VIA Rail with a bicycle, you  should arrive at least one hour prior to your scheduled departure.

Covid-19 : To support the ongoing efforts to limit the propagation of COVID-19, checked baggage and bike are currently not allowed on VIA Rail trains.

See the VIA Rail website for additional details.

Luggage Transfer and Shuttle Services

For cyclists looking to travel light, several operators provide a luggage transfer service. Others make a shuttle available between two trails or regions or offer roadside assistance in the event you encounter a glitch en route.

A few days’advance notice is required to arrange luggage transfer.


Given the current circumstances, some companies may not be able to provide the usual services. We recommend that you check by contacting them directly.


Autobus Le Petit Train du Nord

Shuttle service and luggage transfer

Montréal – Saint-Jérôme – Mont-Laurier

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Le Saint-Laurent à vélo

Luggage transfer and shuttle service

Salaberry-de-Valleyfield – Montréal – Sorel – Tracy – Berthierville – Trois-Rivières – Québec – Lévis – Rimouski

418 571-1011

Tourisme Centre-du-Québec

Luggage transfer with package

Drummondville – Bécancour – Saint-Ferdinand – Victoriaville

819 364-7177, poste 300

Van Taxi

Shuttle service (cyclists and bicycles)

Bécancour – Trois-Rivières

819 380-6466

Vélo piste Jacques-Cartier Portneuf

Luggage transfer

Ville de Québec – Rivière-à-Pierre

418 337- 7525

Équinox Aventure

Luggage transfer and breakdown service

Véloroute des Bleuets

1 888 668-7381

Autobus Les Sillons

Shuttle service (cyclists and bicycles)

Magdalen Islands

418 986-3886 / 418 937-7025


Luggage transfer / Shuttle service (cyclists and bicycles)


Rimouski à Rivière-Madeleine

438 275-1713

River Shuttles and Ferries

Many shuttle and ferry services, including the Société des traversiers du Québec and several private providers, are happy to accommodate cyclists’ needs. Note that you are not required to pack or fold your bicycle prior to boarding.

For additional information, including all applicable fees, we recommend contacting your carrier directly.

Bécancour / Trois-Rivières
1 866-856-6668
July to September (weekends only)

Boucherville / Île Gros-Bois
514 871-8356
June to October

Cap-aux-Meules / Île d’Entrée
1 888 986-3278
All year round

Carillon / Pointe-Fortune
450 537-3412
May to December

Croisière Berthier-sur-Mer / Grosse Île / Isle-aux-Grues
1 866 856-6668
May to October

Isle-Verte / Notre-Dame-des-Sept-Douleurs
418 898-2843
April to November

La Baie / Sainte-Rose-du-Nord / Parc Sépaq du Fjord-du-Saguenay / L’Anse-Saint-Jean / Tadoussac
1 800 363-7248
June to October

Lachine / Châteauguay
514 871-8356
June to September

Les Cèdres / Saint-Timothée
450 452-4651
May to October

Longueuil / Île Charron
514 871-8356
May to October

Longueuil / Vieux-Montréal (arrêt à l’île Sainte-Hélène)
June to October

Magdalen Islands / Prince Edward Island
1 888 986-3278
May to January

Masson-Angers / Cumberland
819 986-8180
All year round

Matane / Baie-Comeau
1 877 787-7483
All year round

Montmagny / Isle-aux-Grues
418 248-2379
April to December

Montréal / Magdalen Islands
1 888 986-3278
June to September

Montréal Promenade Bellerive / Île Charron
514 871-8356
June to September (weekends only)

Notre-Dame-Ile-Perrot / Beauharnois
514 871-8356
On some summer days

Oka / Hudson
450 458-4732
May to November

Pierreville / Saint-François-du-Lac
450 568-2124
June to September

Québec / Lévis
1 877 787-7483
All year round

Quyon / Fitzroy Harbour (Ontario)
819 458-2032
June to December

Rimouski / Forestville
418 725-2725
May to September

Rimouski / Sept-Îles
1 800 463-0680
April to January

Rivière-du-Loup / Saint-Siméon
418 862-5094
April to January

Sorel-Tracy / Saint-Ignace-de-Loyala
1 877 787-7483
All year round

Tadoussac / Baie-Sainte-Catherine
1 877 787-7483
All year round

Témiscouata-sur-le-lac / Parc national
du Lac-Témiscouata
1 800 665-6527
June to September

Traverse Le Péribonka
1 800 374-2967
June to September

Trois-Pistoles / Les Escoumins
1 877 851-4677
May to October

Valleyfield / Les Côteaux / Saint-Stanislas
514 871-8356
June to September (Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)

Varennes / Pointe-aux-Trembles / Repentigny
514 871-8356
June to September