» Conferences IEEE International Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control 50th Anniversary Joint Conference
24-27 August, 2004,
ARRIVING BY AIR : Montréal's major airport
is Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau de Montréal (Airport Montréal-Trudeau)
formerly known as Dorval. The airport code for Trudeau/Dorval is YUL. Mirabel
airport, (airport code YMX) is somewhat further from Montréal (30
miles, 47 km) and may be an option for some international travelers.
The principal Montréal airport is located about 14 miles or 22 km
west of downtown Montréal approximately 25 minutes away from the city.
The airport serves domestic and U.S. flights as well as most international
Airport Taxi To Montréal
The price is approximately $ 31.00 CAD plus gratuity between Trudeau/Dorval
and downtown Montréal. The price is the same regardless of
the number of passengers.
Airport Shuttle Buses To Montréal
The airport transfer to downtown Montreal costs $12.00 CAD. It leaves
Trudeau/Dorval every 30 minutes from 7:00 am to 1:00 a.m. weekdays and week-ends. First
departure is at 7:00 am and last departure corresponds with the last flight
coming into Trudeau/Dorval. Transportation is free for children under
4 years old.
From downtown to Trudeau/Dorval, service starts at 5:00 a.m.
For more information, please contact L'Aérobus at (514) 931-9002.
There are no airport shuttle buses operated by the hotels.
IEEE Travel Services has negotiated exclusive low rates for travel to the
Conference. These rates are available to you when booking through
IEEE Travel Services. Contact IEEE
Travel Services for more information.
MAPS OF MONTR É AL: The
UFFC Anniversary Conference will be held at the Palais des Congrès,
Montréal's convention center. Two nearby hotels (Delta
Centre-Ville and Hyatt Regency) will provide rooms within walking
distance of the Palais.
For a detailed map of the area surrounding the Palais, including the hotels,
the metro (in blue) and Montréal's underground (in brown) click
here . For a larger view of Montréal, click
For a map of the Montréal Metro (subway), click
here . The Metro stop closest to the Palais des Congrès
is Place d'Armes.
and bus system is safe and clean. The Conference hotels are
near a Métro entrance. The Palais des Congrès, Montréal's
Convention Centre, is directly accessible by subway at Metro stop Place
The bus system is sophisticated and, combined with the subway, gives you
access to the entire city.
Cost: $ 2.50 CAD for a one-way ticket (bus and metro), regardless of your
The " Carte Touristique ",
transit pass is designed for tourists and convention delegates. It
offers unlimited access to the Montréal metro and bus system. The
cost is $8 CAD per day or $16 CAD per three days. See
A weekly "CAMHebdo" transit pass is also available for 7 consecutive days
DRIVING TO MONTRÉAL
If you're driving into Montréal, the Palais des Congrès web
site provides detailed instructions under the How
to Find Us link
Hotel Parking: The Conference hotels provide parking. At
the Delta Centre-Ville, the rate is $18 CAD/day with unlimited access. At
the Hyatt Regency, valet parking with unlimited access is $23 CAD/day. The
Hyatt Regency also offers limited access parking for $18 CAD/day; you must
pay this amount each time you leave.
In City Parking: Stationnment du Grand Seminaire de Montréal
(2065 Sherbrooke St West, Tel 514-935-1169 ext 247) offers unlimited access
parking at $7 CAD/day and $35 CAD/week. The Seminaire is three blocks
from metro Guy-Concordia ( St Mathieu St. entrance) and about 6 blocks from
metro Atwater, where there is a big urban shopping mall as well. The
parking booth is manned 8h00- 10h00 and 18h00-20h00.
Remote Parking With Access To The Metro: There is limited
access parking at metro Longueuil - Université de Sherbrooke (tele:
450-646- 8431) south of Montréal. The rates are $5.25 CAD/day.
You get a ticket on leaving and then pay ( in cash) when you come back to
pick up the car. There is no come and go as you please; each time you take
the car out you pay and then start from zero coming back. The parking booth
is open 24 hours a day. The lot is 5 minutes from the Longueil metro. Note
that the Longueil metro is fairly expensive and it is a separate company
from the Montréal metro; this means that a Montréal metro pass
doesn't work on the Longueil line.