Discover Montréal by bus-Insider tips from STM!
Two thousand nineteen marks 100 years since the first city bus was launched in Montréal. Celebrate by discovering Montréal by bus with one of STM’S 16 suggested itineraries, on 20 regular bus lines, that will take you through the city’s different neighborhoods.
🔍Line 11 – Parc-du-Mont-Royal / Ridgewood & Line 711 – Parc-du-Mont-Royal / Oratoire: The panoramic, from plateau to peak
Some call it the heart of Montréal, others call it the city’s emblem. For us, Mount Royal is Montréal at its peak. Climb it with us on board the panoramic 11 Parc-du-Mont-Royal and 711 Parc-du-Mont-Royal / Oratoire.
🔍Line 24 – Sherbrooke: The prestigious, from La Fontaine Park to Notre-Dame-de-Grâce
If there is one east-west street that is sure to grab your attention, Sherbrooke is it. Hop aboard the 24 to see the sights along one of Montréal’s most prestigious avenues.
🔍Line 36 – Monk: The electrifying, from downtown to Sud-Ouest
Electrifying sights, electrified buses! Take a trip on the 36 Monk line, serviced by our fully electric buses for the Cité Mobilité project, to explore some of the city’s most historically rich and exciting neighborhoods.
🔍Line 51 – Boulevard Édouard-Montpetit: The dynamic, from Plateau-Mont-Royal to Notre-Dame-de-Grâce
If you want to see all of Montréal’s many faces, the 51 Édouard-Montpetit is the way to go. In addition to Plateau-Mont-Royal and Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, it passes by the vast campus of Université de Montréal and major tourist destination Saint Joseph’s Oratory. Dynamic? We should think so!
🔍Line 55 – Boulevard Saint-Laurent: The classic, from one river to the other
Ever taken the bus through the heart of Montréal? It’s about time! Hop on board the classic 55 Boulevard Saint-Laurent and open your eyes and ears—you’re in for a lovely ride!
🔍Line 58 – Wellington: The “Verdunoise”, from Wellington Street to the Lachine Rapids
There’s no better way to explore Verdun than by hopping on board Verdun’s 58 Wellington bus. You’ll experience an old industrial neighbourhood, a thriving commercial street and breathtaking views of the Saint Lawrence River and the Lachine Rapids.
🔍Line 66 – The Boulevard: The elegant, from Westmount to Côte-Saint-Luc
Each of Mount Royal’s slopes is different. The 66 The Boulevard takes a steep route along the mountain’s southern and western sides. Hop on board to discover the hills and elegant streets of Montréal.
🔍Line 68 – Pierrefonds & Line 69 – Gouin: The riverside, along the Rivière des Prairies
These buses travel along the Rivière des Prairies. Hop on board to discover the other side of the island, with its river, small islands, beautiful waterside parks and heritage sites. Take the east-west route for an outing you won’t forget!
🔍Line 80 – Avenue-du-Parc: The leafy, from Parc-Extension to Mount Royal Park
There’s definitely something trendy about the 80 du Parc as it heads from Place des Arts to Parc-Extension, passing by Mount Royal and the Mile End. Plus, with its well-earned name, it’s definitely our leafiest bus line!
🔍Line 125 – Ontario: The lovely, from Quartier des Spectacles to Olympic Park
Ontario is the main street of Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, a densely populated neighbourhood with tree-lined streets and unique architecture. Hop on board the pleasant 125 Ontario to check it out.
🔍Line 129 – Côte-Sainte-Catherine: The “Outremontaise”, from one side of the mountain to the other
Have you ever been all the way around Mount Royal? While not actually going full circle, the “Outremontaise” 129 Côte-Sainte-Catherine route hugs the mountain’s side like an arm around its shoulder.
🔍Line 165 – Côte-des-Neiges: The international, from Côte-des-Neiges to the Town of Mont-Royal
Why take a trip around the world when you can take the 165? Hop on board for a quick tour of the diverse neighbourhoods of this eclectic, vibrant and completely urban part of the city.
🔍Line 189 – Notre-Dame: The ever-shifting, Montréal’s east end from one side to the other
If there is one part of Montréal that constantly shifts as you pass through, it has to be its east end, where peaceful residential neighbourhoods rub elbows with vast industrial zones. Hop on board the 189 Notre-Dame to head all the way to the tip of the island at Parc du Bout-de-l’Île.
🔍Line 211 – Bord-du-Lac & Line 212 – Sainte-Anne: The waterfront, the West Island from one end to the other
Hop on board the riverside 211 Bord-du-lac and 212 Sainte-Anne to cross the entire West Island. You’ll travel along Lake Saint-Louis and end your trip near some heavily used locks.
🔍Line 715 – Vieux-Montréal / Vieux-Port: The historical, around Montréal’s historic quarter
The 715 Vieux-Montréal / Vieux-Port travels a short route but harbours many treasures. Taking the 715 means visiting two Montréals: the one of the past and the one of the future.
🔍Line 767 – La Ronde / La Plage & Line 769 – La Ronde: The summertime, from one island to another
In the summer, Montrealers flock to the islands, where they can enjoy an amusement park, a beach and a huge one-of-a-kind park, all in the space of a few hours. We offer two shuttle buses connecting the city to expansive Jean-Drapeau Park during the summer season. So cross the river with us on the summertime 767 and 769!
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The Moovit Team