A strategic location with a global outlook

Located on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, close to downtown Montréal and at the crossroads of highways and other modes of transportation providing access to the northeastern United States, Longueuil is a highly strategic location for your business.

Longueuil

Nine minutes from downtown Montréal

Situated at one end of the Jacques-Cartier Bridge near the Longueuil–Université-de-Sherbrooke metro station, downtown Longueuil is an environment where home, work, school and play are all within walking distance.

Downtown Longueuil’s dense, diverse urban core is the site of a vibrant cultural scene. Longueuil is a city with a long history and a rich heritage where educational institutions—from preschool to university—abound.

When you choose to settle in Longueuil, you’ll have access to the largest workforce in Québec while enjoying the South Shore’s high quality of life.

Unparalleled active mobility and public transit

Active mobility and public transit

More than 75,000 travellers use Longueuil’s intermodal terminal—the largest in Québec—every day.

This is in addition to Greater Montréal’s extensive transportation network. It is therefore possible to "plan your trips" by combining several modes of transportation, including metro, bus, train, bike, carpooling or driving.

The largest intermodal terminal in Québec

  • 4th largest metro station in the entire subway system
  • 75,000 travellers per day
  • 70 bus routes
  • 42 platforms
  • 7 transit corporations

 

A strategic location within North America

Longueuil’s strategic location at the junction of road, rail and air infrastructure makes it a hotspot of economic activity with excellent access to the world’s largest consumer market: the United States.

The existing infrastructure links companies in Longueuil to more than 135 million consumers within a 1,000-km radius, allowing these businesses to increase their presence in foreign markets.

 

Logistical advantages and flow of exports

 

Transport routier

Road transportation

The highways that link Longueuil to eastern and western Canada and the northeastern United States provide rapid access to other regions of Québec, Ontario and the United States.

Travel time from Longueuil to:

  • Ottawa: 2 hours
  • Boston: 5 hours
  • Toronto: 5 hours
  • New York: 6 hours
Transport aérien

Air transportation

Longueuil’s proximity to one of the province’s largest regional airports makes it easy for Longueuil-based companies to move people and goods.

With three runways, a control tower and a customs office, the Aéroport Montréal Saint-Hubert Longueuil (AMSL) offers a multitude of services in addition to charter and corporate flights.

Montréal-Trudeau Airport rounds out the area’s air transportation offering by providing passengers with access to a large number of destinations. For example:

  • Toronto : 1 h 10 min.
  • New-York : 1 h 20 min.
  • Washington D.C. : 1 h 45 min.
  • San Francisco : 6 h
Transport maritime

Marine transportation

Located 15 km from the port de Montréal—one of the most efficient on the continent—and 50 km from the Contrecoeur marine terminal, Longueuil businesses benefit from direct links to Europe, the American east coast and the Midwestern United States.

Transport ferroviaire

Rail transportation

The Longueuil–Saint-Hubert train station connects Longueuil to the metropolitan area’s commuter train network via the Mont-Saint-Hilaire ligne.

Rail transportation also plays a major role in the shipment of goods in Québec. Longueuil is linked to railways throughout Canada and the United States by two operators, Canadian National and Canadian Pacific, whose transportation services encompass Canada, the United States and Mexico.

Rail Transportation

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