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Roads in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

 

Route 169 - Road that runs around Lac-Saint-Jean and connects, at Hébertville, to Route 175 in the Laurentian Wildlife Reserve (gateway to Quebec City). 

Route 167 - Road linking La Doré to Chibougamau (gateway to Northern Quebec and James Bay) 

Route 155 - Road that connects Chambord to Trois-Rivières (gateway to the Mauricie region) 

Route 175 - Panoramic road that crosses the Laurentian Wildlife Reserve between Saguenay (Chicoutimi borough) and Quebec City (gateway to Quebec City, main access to the region). 

Route 381- Road linking Saguenay (La Baie borough) and Baie-Saint-Paul (gateway to Charlevoix) 

Highway 70 - Highway linking the boroughs of La Baie and Jonquière to Saguenay 

Route 170 - Road along the south shore of the Saguenay Fjord from Saint-Siméon to Saint-Bruno in Lac-Saint-Jean (gateway to Charlevoix) 

Route 172 - Road along the north shore of the Saguenay Fjord from Tadoussac to Alma in Lac-Saint-Jean (gateway to the North Shore)

 

Transportation

 

Ferries 

The Tadoussac-Baie-Sainte-Catherine crossing: allows you to admire the Saguenay Fjord and the wonders of the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park. It connects the north and south shores of the Route du Fjord (This ferry service is free of charge / In service: year-round, day and night / Duration of the crossing: 10 minutes / Continuous departures from each shore). 

Traverse Rivière-du-Loup ─ Saint-Siméon: connects the Lower St. Lawrence region to the Charlevoix region. Gives access to the Route du Fjord. 

Traverse Matane-Baie-Comeau-Godbout: connects the Gaspé Peninsula region to the North Shore region. 

Traverse Les Escoumins-Trois-Pistole: connects the Lower St. Lawrence region to the North Shore region. 

Société des traversiers du Québec

1 877 787-7483

ferries.com

Crossing Saint-Siméon - Rivière-du-Loup

418 638-2856 ― 418 862-5094

traverserdl.com

(Duration: 65 minutes / paid access)

 

Airports 

Saguenay-Bagotville Airport (YBG): Civilian airport offering daily flights with Montreal's Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL), Quebec City's Jean-Lesage International Airport and other destinations. Located in the borough of La Baie in Saguenay, it is the main and most important airport in the region.  

Saint-Honoré Airport (YRC)                                                                                                                          

Alma Airport (YFT)  

Roberval Airport (YRJ) 

Saint-Méthode Airport (YDO) 

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) :  

Quebec City Jean-Lesage International Airport (YQB) 

 

Train 

Getting to or from the region by train is easy because of our four Via Rail Canada stations located at Lac-Bouchette, Chambord, Hébertville and Saguenay (Jonquière borough). VIA Rail Canada provides connections from most major cities in Quebec and even Ontario. 

 

Buses 

Several passenger bus routes serve the region, both for access to the region and for intra-regional travel. Visit Intercar's website to find out what routes are available. You will also find a list of the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean terminuses.