Getting to the region

The tourist regions


1. Îles-de-la-Madeleine

2. Gaspésie

3. Bas-Saint-Laurent

4. Québec City & Area

5. Charlevoix

6. Chaudière-Appalaches

7. Mauricie

8. Eastern Townships

9. Montérégie

10. Lanaudière

11. Laurentides

12. Montréal

13. Outaouais

14. Abitibi-Témiscamingue

15. Saguenay—Lac-Saint-Jean

16. Manicouagan

17. Duplessis

18 et 22. Baie-James and Eeyou Istchee

19. Laval

20. Centre-du-Québec

21. Nunavik








Distance Table

(in Kilometres)


Consult our itinerary suggestions to help you in organizing your trip.  In addition, Google Map is also an excellent tool for planning itineraries.




Road Network


Three main roads provide access to the James Bay region:


Route 167, to the east (when arriving from the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region) allows visitors to access the Chibougamau and Chapais areas, as well as the cree communities of Mistassini and Ouje-Bougoumou.  You can also access the Northern Route and the cree community of Nemaska via Route 167.


Route 113 is a central route (when arriving from the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region), and it allows visitors to access the Lebel-sur-Quévillon area as well as the Waswanipi cree community.


Route 109, to the west (when arriving from the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region), is the gateway to the Matagami area as well as the Villebois and Valcanton localities via route 111.  Route 109 turns into the James Bay Route that heads north until the villages of Radisson and Chisasibi, it also joins the gravel roads that lead to the cree communities of Waskaganish, Eastmain and Wemindji.



By Air


Flights are available from Montreal, Quebec City and Val D’Or to Radisson and Chibougamau.



Air Creebec / 1-800-567-6567 or 418-748-3764 in Chibougamau

Air Inuit / 1-800-361-2965


Charter Airlines :

Air Inuit / 1-800-361-2965

Canadiens Helicopters / 418-748-2602

Whapchiwem Helicopters

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Montreal, Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau International Airport






La Grande-Radisson



By Bus

Autobus Messier

Chibougamau / 418-748-2120


Chibougamau Terminal

501, 4e Rue, Chibougamau / 418-748-2842


Chapais Terminal

123, boul. Springer, Chapais / 418-745-2778


Lebel-sur-Quévillon Terminal

113, Principale Sud, Lebel-sur-Quévillon / 819-755-3518


Matagami Terminal

99, boul. Matagami, Matagami / 819-739-2501


Quebec City Train and Bus Terminal

320, Abraham-Martin, Quebec City / 418-525-3000


Montreal Bus Station

505, de Maisonneuve Est, Montreal / 514 842-2281


You will be able to consult the list of provincial bus terminals on the website of the Association des propriétaires dʼautobus du Québec (APAQ)