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.

 

Airlines:

Air Creebec

www.aircreebec.ca / 1-800-567-6567 or 418-748-3764 in Chibougamau

Air Inuit

www.airinuit.com / 1-800-361-2965

 

Charter Airlines :

Air Inuit

www.airinuit.com / 1-800-361-2965

Canadiens Helicopters

www.canadianhelicopters.com / 418-748-2602

Whapchiwem Helicopters

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  / 819 638-7904

 

Airports:


Montreal, Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau International Airport

1-800-465-1213

 

Chibougamau-Chapais

418-748-2211

 

La Grande-Radisson

819-638-8847

 

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)