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Where is Rivière-du-Loup located?

The 100% French-speaking community of Rivière-du-Loup is located on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River, some 200 km east of Québec City.

It is also less than 60 miles from Main, USA or New Brunswick. 



From Jean-Lesage Airport

Shuttle bus from YQB to Rivière-du-Loup ONLY on Sunday before the beginning of the program at approximately 3:00 PM EST (time subject to change).  Please schedule your flight to arrive before 2:00 PM EST.

Return shuttle bus to YQB from Rivière-du-Loup ONLY on the last Friday of the program – departure from Rivière-du-Loup at 7:15 AM EST SHARP.  Please schedule your flight to depart after 11:00 AM EST.

The shuttle time may be adjusted according to flight times.  An additional shuttle may be added if necessary.

Round-trip fee: $125 CAD.  RESERVATION REQUIRED.


From the YQB airport, take a taxi to the Ste-Foy (suburb of Quebec City nearest to YQB) bus station (15 minutes).

Take the bus to Rivière-du-Loup (2 hours).

Bus company:

When you arrive in Rivière-du-Loup:

Summer term students ONLY:

Take a taxi to the College Residence,

325 St-Pierre Street (10 minutes).

The Residence is open 24 hours a day.

Our staff will be there to assist you.


Trains arrive in Rivière-du-Loup during the night BUT OUR PERSONNEL WILL BE WAITING FOR YOU at the train station with a shuttle bus when your train arrives even if it’s delayed.

Our personnel will be at the train station ONLY during the night between Sunday and Monday to greet students and accompany them by shuttle to the college residence (summer term). 

Note: Train schedules are subject to change.

Departure from Montreal

Arrival in Rivière-du-Loup

Sunday at 7:00 PM EST
Monday at 1:08 AM EST

Departure from Halifax

Arrival in Rivière-du-Loup

Sunday at 1:00 PM EST
Monday at 3:38 AM EST