International Conference 'Enslavement, Bondage and the Environment in the Indian Ocean World'

Transportation and Accommodations

To and From Airport

There are multiple options for getting to McGill University and downtown Montreal from the Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport:

  • Public Transit: The STM offers an express service, the 747 Airport Express, from the airport to downtown Montreal. Cost is $8.00.
  • Taxis and limousines areare available upon exiting the terminal. For fare information, click here


Mcgill University and downtown Montreal are also accessible by national train services:


A list of local hotels and bead and breakfasts is provided below. A discount may apply at the McGill preferred hotels. Please inquire with the hotel upon registration and inform them that you are attending a McGill sponsored event.

Holiday Inn Midtown-Montreal 420 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, QC H3A 1B4 Tel.: 514-842-6111, 1-800-387-3042, Fax: 514-842-9381 Website McGill number: 514-398-8177 Residence Inn by Marriott 2045 Peel St., Montreal, QC H3A 1T6 Tel.: 514-982-6064, 1-888-999-9494, Fax: 514-844-8361 Website McGill number: 514-398-8081 Delta Montreal Hotel 475 President Kennedy Avenue, QC H3A 1J7 Tel.: 514-286-1986, 1-877-286-1986, Fax: 514-284-4342 Website McGill number: 514-398-7422 Sofitel Montreal Golden Mile 1155 Sherbrooke Street West, QC H3A 2N3 Tel.: 514-285-9000, 1-877-285-9001, Fax: 514-289-1155 Website McGill number: 514-398-7285 Meridien Versailles-Montréal 1808 Sherbrooke St. West (south side), QC H3A 1B4 Tel.: Tel: 514-933-8111, 1-888-933-8111, Fax: 514-933-6867 Website McGill number: 514-398-8091 Bed and Breakfasts There are many bed and breakfasts in the McGill area. We recommend using Google Maps and search 'B and B' or 'Bed and Breakfast' in 'downtown Montreal, QC.'

Please note, you are responsible for ensuring that your chosen accommodations are within a comfortable proximity to the conference venue. Please contact us with any questions.