Public Transit (local buses)
The RTC serves Québec City, Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, Wendake, and Ancienne-Lorette. The Côte-de-Beaupré, Île d'Orléans, Jacques-Cartier, and Portneuf areas are not part of RTC territory.
The Écolobus is an eco-friendly, ultra-quiet electric bus. Its route takes it through the Upper Town and the Old Port area and connects to the ferry terminal for a minimal fee. It is wheelchair accessible.
The ferry links Québec City and Lévis 7 days a week, 365 days a year. It sails on the hour and half hour during the day and on the hour at night.
Québec City area taxis can be identified by the sign on their roofs. There are several companies. We suggest that you call one of them and they will send a car. You can also get a cab at one of the various taxi stands in the city.
To go from point A to point B along or across the St. Lawrence River, take the taxi boat (zodiac type). Reservation necessary.
Car rentals can be a practical way to visit areas less than an hour from downtown, such as Île d'Orléans, Côte-de-Beaupré, Jacques-Cartier, and Portneuf regions.
Information on vehicle and parking regulations.
Note that motorcycles are not allowed inside the walls of the Old City unless you have a reservation at a hotel inside the walls.
The Québec City area has close to 400 km of bicycle paths and bikeways.
A self-service bike station is available from June 1 to September 30, 2013 at Hotel Le Germain-Dominion in Old Québec
Québec City's historical Upper Town and Lower Town districts are easy to explore on foot.
Paying Shuttle Services
In summer, a transportation service is organized 7 days a week between Québec City and Village Vacances Valcartier.
In summer, from the beginning of June to beginning of October, departures 7 days a week from downtown to Laurier Québec shopping center.
Departures from downtown hotels upon reservation with Old Québec Tours.
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