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

L'Aerobus stops at the Montreal Central Bus Station located at 505 de Maisonneuve Blvd. E. The bus departs every 30 minutes. Plan approximately 45 minutes for transit from the airport to the bus station. The fare is approximately $14. Click for timetable.  

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 this taxi trip is approximately $34.75. Click for taxi information.

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

From the Montreal Central Bus Station, board a Greyhound bus to Plattsburgh, NY. The cost is approximately $20.00. Departure times are as follows:

Depart Montreal Arrive Plattsburgh
7:15 am 9:15 am
5:00 pm 7:00 pm


Step 3: Arriving in Plattsburgh

If you arrive between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 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 9:00 p.m.

Take a taxi from the bus station to University Police. ISS will have an overnight orientation leader on staff to help you check into your room. 


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: (518) 564-3287
Fax: (518) 564-3292