You can take a return trip (65 minutes each way) on the St-Siméon ferry, which connects Rivière du Loup to the Charlevoix region, without disembarking. Beluga whales are commonly spotted in the summer. The ferry als…
Services to Québec City ($64, 4-4½ hours, three daily), Rivière du Loup ($35, 1½ hours, three daily) and Gaspé ($79, 6½ hours, one daily). The station is on the east side of the city.
Opens only when trains are at the station, which is usually after midnight. There's no ticket counter here, so buy your tickets online or by phone.
The Relais Nordik takes passengers on its weekly cargo ship to Sept Îles, Île d'Anticosti, Havre St-Pierre, Natashquan and the Lower North Shore.
From May through September, a ferry links Rimouski with Forestville on the North Shore (1 hour, two to three daily). Reservations are accepted.
A 90-minute ferry connects Trois Pistoles with Les Escoumins on the North Shore from May through mid-October.
The rail station, near the town center, is open only when trains arrive, in the middle of the night.
The Orléans Express bus stop is located at a Petro-Canada station on the west edge of the city.
Ferries make the 30-minute crossing to Île aux Grues two to four times a day.
Connects the mainland with Île Verte. Reservations recommended.