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