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COM 2013 Conference of Metallurgist Hosted by MS&T13
Getting There
The host hotel is Le Westin Montréal. The conference takes place at the Palais des congrès de Montréal.

Westin Montréal
270 St. Antoine W., Montreal, QC H2Y 0A3
Tel: 514-380-3333
Palais des Congrès de Montreal
1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle
Montreal, QC H2Z 1H5
Tel: 514-871-8122

Getting to Montreal is easy; you can fly into Montreal's international and centralized airport, drive, take the train or bus. And while in Montreal public transportation is the easiest way to get around.

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Located only 20 minutes from downtown, Montréal-Trudeau International Airport is one of the most important in Canada with direct flights from some 40 carriers to over 130 international destinations in Canada, the United States and abroad.

An array of information and services is available upon arrival, including several option for making your way to the heart of the city: car rental and limousine transportation companies are onsite as well as airport shuttles, like the 747 Express bus. Featuring 24-hour service, 7 days a week, 365-days a year, the 747 Express bus costs only $7. The route features nine downtown stops conveniently located near major hotels and takes approximately 25-30 minutes each way, depending on traffic. If you are going by taxi, a trip downtown will cost you a flat rate of $38, tip not included.

We have appointed Air Canada as the official Canadian Airline for our event. Enter promotion code QX9CFXX1 while booking to get discounted rates.


If you are travelling by car from elsewhere in Canada or the United States, Montréal can be easily accessed by highway. This island of Montréal is only 75 km (46 miles) from the U.S. border, and many roads and expressways lead to the city, including the Trans-Camada Highway. Depending on your point of origin, you may take one of the major bridges - Champlain, Jacques-Cartier or Victoria, or the Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine bridge tunnel - to head downtown.

The Palais des Congrès is located at 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle. There are 2 indoor parking lots including one on Viger Avenue, via Chenneville Street and the other one accessible via St. Antoine Street.

GPS Coordinates of the hotel Le Westin is:

Latitude: 45.503728
Longitude: -73.559934

Get driving direction from Google Maps


VIA Rail Canada serves more than 450 Canadian cities. If you are coming from the United States, hop aboard an Amtrak train, with daily departures from several American cities to downtown Montréal. Visitors pull into Montréal's Central Station, which is conveniently linked to the Underground Pedestrian Network and the Bonaventure metro station.

If you are planning a trip by bus, many American and Canadian operators come to Montréal, including Orléans Express. You will arrive directly downtown at the Montréal Bus Central Station, which is also connected to the Underground Pedestrian Network via the Berri-UQAM metro station.

Host hotels and the convention center are all within 10 minutes walking distance from each other. Should you like to visit outside the meeting grid area we suggest you take public transportation.

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