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Traveling From Montreal, Canada

Important: If you are flying into Canada on your way to the USA, you may need a temporary visitor's visa to Canada. You must check with the Canadian Embassy/Consulate in your country, or with a local travel agent, to determine whether or not you will need a visitor's visa to Canada before you purchase your airline tickets.

Step 1: Shuttle or Taxi from Montreal Airport to Montreal Central Bus Station

The 747 bus line runs between the Montréal-Trudeau airport and the Montreal Central bus station (Gare d'autocars de Montréal - Berri-UQAM métro station). The bus departs every 15 minutes. Plan approximately 45-60 minutes for transit from the airport to the bus station. The fare for this transit is approximately $10.

Alternatively, you can take a taxi to the downtown Montreal Central Bus Station located at 505 de Maisonneuve Blvd. E. (Greyhound Bus Station). The fare for the taxi trip is approximately $40.

Step 2: Bus from Montreal Central Bus Station to Plattsburgh, NY

From the Montreal Central Bus Station, board a Greyhound/Trailways bus to Plattsburgh, NY. The cost is approximately $22.50 (one-way). There are several departure times to choose from.

Step 3: Arriving in Plattsburgh

If you arrive between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.

We will pick you up at the bus station. Just tell us when exactly you will be arriving on the Student Arrival Information Form.

If you arrive after 8:00 p.m.

You will need to take a taxi from the bus station to the SUNY Plattsburgh University Police station. The taxi ride will cost approximately $8. GEO will have an overnight orientation leader on staff to help you check into your room. Taxi services in Plattsburgh are provided by the following companies:

  • City Taxi – (518) 561-7777
  • C&L Taxi – (518) 572-3830

Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

If you have any questions about international admission or financial aid at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

Global Education Office and International Admissions
State University of New York at Plattsburgh
Kehoe Administration Building, Room 210
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, New York 12901 USA

Phone: 1-(518) 564-3287
Fax: 1-(518) 564-3292
Email: [email protected]