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)

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The Tadoussac–Baie-Sainte-Catherine crossing: allows you to admire the Saguenay Fjord, as well as 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 / In service: all year round, day and night / Duration of the crossing: 10 minutes / Continuous departures take place from each side)

Rivière-du-Loup ─ Saint-Siméon ferry: connects the Bas-Saint-Laurent region to Charlevoix region. Gives access to the Route du Fjord.

Matane–Baie-Comeau–Godbout ferry: connects the Gaspésie region to the Côte-Nord region.

Les Escoumins–Trois-Pistole crossing: connects the Bas-Saint-Laurent region to the Côte-Nord region.

Société des traversiers du Québec

Traverse ferry Saint-Siméon – Rivière-du-Loup



(Duration: 65 minutes / paid access)



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

Several companies offer flights to and from the region.

Air Canada offers flights 4 days a week between Montreal Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau International Airport (YUL) and Bagotville Airport.

Saint-Honoré Airport (YRC)

Alma Airport (YFT)

Roberval Airport (YRJ)

➤ Saint-Méthode Airport (YDO) - (Dolbeau-Mistassini, Normandin and Saint-Félicien)



Several passenger bus routes serve the region, both for access to the region and for intra-regional travel. Visit the Intercar website for available routes. You will also find the list of terminals in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean.

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

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Public transport

The Service de Transport du Saguenay (STS) ensures the mobility of citizens and visitors by public transport in the boroughs of Chicoutimi, Jonquière and La Baie. The network covers a large part of the City of Saguenay, including industrial, commercial and residential areas.

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