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Phone: 418-692-1132
Fax: 418-692-4415

# 30760


16, rue du Petit-Champlain
Québec, QC
G1K 4H4

A direct link between Dufferin Terrace and Quartier Petit-Champlain, Place-Royale and the Old Port. See the St. Lawrence River and Lower Town from an interesting vantage point as you travel up or down the cliff face at a 45-degree angle. The main entrance of the funicular is in Louis Jolliet House, located at 16 rue Petit-Champlain. The upper level entrance is on Dufferin Terrace near the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac. Height: 85.5 m (282'). On November 17, 2014, the funicular has celebrated its 135th anniversary.


General Features

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Establishment equipped for groups
Establishment offering individual activities for youth, Individual clients
Establishment offering group activities for youth

Payment Methods Accepted
  • No credit cards accepted
We Speak

English, French, Spanish

Schedule and Details

Schedule and rates are subject to change frequently and without notice. You should always visit their website or contact them before going.

Hours: open year-round, daily. October 31 to March 31, 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. April 1 to June 19, 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. June 20 to first Monday of September, 7:30 a.m. to midnight. First Tuesday of September to October 30, 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Closed: December 25.

Close to
  • 17 km from airport
  • 2 km from Gare du Palais (bus and train station, Québec city center)
  • 13,3 km from Sainte-Foy train station
  • 12 km from Sainte-Foy bus terminal
  • 3 km from Convention Center
  • 7 km from ExpoCité (trade show center)

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