Montreal Metro Yellow Line

Yellow Line Overview

The Yellow Line of the Montreal Metro network crosses the Saint Lawrence River between the Island of Montreal and Longueuil, through Saint Helen’s Island. It is the shortest line of the network, serving only 3 stations, Berri-UQAM, Jean-Drapeau and Longueuil–Université-de-Sherbrooke. It has a length of 2.64 miles. You can see below the map of Montreal Yellow line.

Montreal Yellow Line Map

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Yellow Line Map

Montreal Yellow Line Service Status

Tourist attractions on the Yellow Line

  • The Quartier Latin, neighbourhood of Montreal famous for its cultural events, is located close to Berri-UQAM station.
  • The Université du Québec à Montréal, the most important university of the city, is accessible from Berri-UQAM metro station.
  • The Grande Bibliothèque du Québec, which hosts many books and documents about the history of Quebec, is also situated close to Berri-UQAM.
  • Saint-Denis Street, one of the most famous shopping streets of Montreal, where is situated the Théâtre Saint-Denis, and the Underground City, the most important underground complex in the world, are also accessible from Berri-UQAM station.
  • Parc Jean-Drapeau, one of the large parks of Montreal, composed of Saint Helen’s and Notre Dame islands, is located at walking distance from Jean-Drapeau metro station.
  • The Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, where the Grand Prix of Canada takes place, is accessible from Jean-Drapeau metro station.
  • The Biosphere, museum dedicated to the environment, stands close to Jean-Drapeau station.
  • The Montreal Casino, La Ronde, the most popular amusement parc in Montreal, and David M. Stewart Museum, private museum dedicated to the history of Quebec and Canada, are located close to Jean-Drapeau station.
  • The Longueuil Campus of the University of Sherbrooke is accessible from Longueuil–Université-de-Sherbrooke metro station.

Yellow Line Stations

  • Berri-UQAM metro station is located just under Berri Street, in the district of Ville-Marie, close to the Université du Québec à Montréal. There are connections to the Green and the Orange lines. Berri-UQAM is the central station of the Montreal Metro network. Zone 1.
  • Jean-Drapeau station is located on Saint Helen’s Island, on the Saint Lawrence River, inside Parc Jean-Drapeau. Zone 1.
  • Longueuil–Université-de-Sherbrooke station is located in the district of Vieux-Longueuil, close to the Longueuil Campus of the University of Sherbrooke. Zone 3.

The Yellow line serves different important transportation sites

  • The Montreal Coach Terminal is located close to Berri-UQAM metro station. You can take there a bus to many destinations within Quebec, or to Ontario and the US, Boston in particular. You can also access Montréal–Trudeau Airport with line 747.

The Yellow line is connected to the following metro lines

Ticket Price

Standard Ticket

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.

Monthly, Weekly, Daily 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.

Yellow line timetable

The Yellow line runs every day of the week including Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

First service

The first metro leaves both Berri-UQAM and Longueuil–Université-de-Sherbrooke stations at 5:30 from Monday to Sunday.

Last service

The last metro leaves both Berri-UQAM and Longueuil–Université-de-Sherbrooke stations at 01:00 from Monday to Friday, at 01:30 on Saturdays and at 01:00 on Sundays.

You can find the full Yellow line timetable on the STM website.