Orange Line Overview
The Orange Line is the most important line of the Montreal metro network. It links the suburban city of Laval, in the north, to Côte-Vertu station , in the northwest, through Downtown Montreal. It is the largest line of the network with 18.5 miles, and serves a total of 31 stations. You can check below the map of Montreal Orange line.
Montreal Orange Line Map
Montreal Orange Line Service Status
Tourist attractions on the Orange Line
- The Underground City, a huge complex of tunnels and connections located under the city of Montreal, is accessible from Lucien-L’Allier, Bonaventure, Square-Victoria–OACI, Place-d’Armesand Berri-UQAM stations.
- Windsor railway station, a protected heritage railway station, is located close to Lucien-L’Allier and Bonaventure metro stations.
- Centre Bell, home of the Montreal Canadiens hockey team, is located at walking distance from Lucien-L’Allier and Bonaventure stations.
- Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral, minor Catholic basilica in the city centre of Montreal, can be visited from Bonaventure metro station.
- 1000 De La Gauchetière, the highest skyscraper building of Montreal with 670 feet height, is accessible from Bonaventure station.
- Place du Canada, pedestrial park in Downtown Montreal, is also located close to Bonaventure metro station.
- St. Patrick’s Basilica, another Catholic minor basilica of the city centre, is located at walking distance from Square-Victoria–OACI station.
- Chinatown, is accessible from Place-d’Armes metro station.
- Old Montreal, historical area in the city centre, where you can visit Notre-Dame Basilica, Pointe-à-Callière Museum, museum of history and archeology and the Old Port of Montreal, can be visited from Place-d’Armes and Champ-de-Mars stations.
- Montreal City Hall, Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel and Place Jacques-Cartier are located close to Champ-de-Mars metro station.
- The Quartier Latin, a cultural district of Montreal where you can walk the Saint Denis Street, where is located the Théâtre Saint-Denis is accessible from Berri-UQAM.
- The Université du Québec à Montréal, is also located very close to Berri-UQAM station.
- The Grande Bibliothèque, the biggest public library in Quebec can be visited from Berri-UQAM metro station.
- Little Italy, the italian neighbourhood of Montreal, is accessible from Jean-Talon station.
Orange Line Stations
- Côte-Vertu station is the western terminus of the Orange Line of the Montreal metro. Zone 1.
- Du Collège metro station takes its name from St.Lawrence College located nearby. Zone 1.
- De la Savane station is located close to Ville Mont-Royal. Zone 1.
- Namur metro station is situated in Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce district. Zone 1.
- Plamondon station is located, as its name indicates, on boulevard Plamondon. Zone 1.
- Côte-Sainte-Catherine metro station stands on chemin de la Côte-Ste-Catherine, which gives it its name. Zone 1.
- Snowdon is located, as its name indicates, in the Snowdon area. Zone 1.
- Villa-Maria station is situated in the Notre-Dame-de-Grâce neighbourhood. Zone 1.
- Vendôme metro station takes its name from Vendôme train station, to which it is connected. Zone 1.
- Place-Saint-Henri station is located in the area of Saint-Henri, in Le Sud-Ouest district. Zone 1.
- Lionel-Groulx metro station is located close to Lionel-Groulx street in Saint-Henri area. Zone 1.
- Georges-Vanier station is situated in the Petite Bourgogne area. It is the least used station of the whole Montreal metro network. Zone 1.
- Lucien-L’Allier metro station stands, as its name indicates, on Lucien-L’Allier street, in the distrcit of Ville-Marie. Zone 1.
- Bonaventure station is located in Downtown Montreal, close to the Central Station. Zone 1.
- Square-Victoria–OACI takes its name from Victoria Square, which is located nearby, in the city centre. Zone 1.
- Place-d’Armes station is also located in the district of Ville-Marie. Zone 1.
- Champ-de-Mars is another station situated in Downtown Montreal. Zone 1.
- Berri-UQAM. is the central station of the Montreal metro. There are connections to the Green and Orange lines. Zone 1.
- Sherbrooke metro station is located in the district of Le Plateau-Mont-Royal. Zone 1.
- Mont-Royal station is located close to Mount Royal, as its name indicates. Zone 1.
- Laurier metro station takes its name from Avenue Laurier, on which it stands. Zone 1.
- Rosemont station is situated on boulevard Rosemont, which gives it its name. Zone 1.
- Beaubien metro station is located on Beaubien street, as its name indicates. Zone 1.
- Jean-Talon station is located close to Little Italy neighbourhood and Jean-Talon street, which gives it its name. Zone 1.
- Jarry metro station stands in the district of Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension. Zone 1.
- Crémazie station takes its name from Crémazie boulevard, on which it stands. Zone 1.
- Sauvé metro station is located in the district of Ahuntsic-Cartierville. Zone 2.
- Henri-Bourassa is the last station on the Orange Line located inside the boarders of Montreal. Zone 2.
- Cartier is 1 of the 3 metro stations on the Orange Line to be located in the city of Laval. Zone 2-3.
- De la Concorde station is located on boulevard de la Concorde Ouest, in Laval. Zone 3.
- Montmorency metro station, also located in Laval, is the northern terminus of the Orange Line of the Montreal metro. Zone 3.
The Orange line serves different important transportation sites
- Lucien-L’Allier commuter rail terminal is connected to Lucien-L’Allier metro station.You can take there a train to the south and west suburbs of Montreal.
- Central Station is the major train station of Montreal. Located in the city centre, it serves many important destinations, such as Toronto, Ottawa or New York. Central station is accessible from Bonaventure metro station.
- Montreal Coach Terminal is located at walking distance from Berri-UQAM metro station. You can take there a bus to Ottawa, New York or Boston among other destinations.
- De la Concorde commuter train station serves the northwest suburbs of Montreal with Saint-Jérôme line. It is connected to De la Concorde metro station.
The Orange line is connected to the following metro lines
- Blue Line at Snowdon.
- Green Line at Lionel-Groulx.
- Green Line and Yellow Line at Berri-UQAM.
- Blue Line at Jean-Talon.
The price of a standard metro ticket is $3,25. The ticket is valid for 1 journey between 2 stations only, you cannot use it again after exiting the metro of Montreal.
Daily, Weekly and Monthly Pass
You also have the possibility to buy a ticket for 2 journeys for $6, for 1 day for $10, for 1 weekend for $13,75, for 1 week for $25,75, or even for 1 month for $83.
You can find more details STM website.
Orange line timetable
The Orange line runs every day of the week including Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
The first metro leaves Côte-Vertu station at 5:30 and Montmorency station at 5:24 from Monday to Sunday.
The last metro leaves Côte-Vertu station at 00:30 from Monday to Friday, at 01:00 on Saturdays and at 00:30 on Sundays, and Montmorency station at 00:33 from Monday to Friday, at 01:03 on Saturdays, and at 00:33 on Sundays.
You can find the full Orange line timetable on the STM website.