Rimouski is located in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region some 300 kilometres east of Québec City and around 100 kilometres west of Matane.

Arriving by plane

There is a regional airport in Mont-Joli, about 35 kilometres east of Rimouski. It is possible to rent a vehicle from National Car Rental upon landing.


Arriving by train

Via Rail travels to Rimouski, stopping at the train station in the city’s downtown.


Arriving by city bus

Making several stops in residential, industrial and commercial areas, Rimouski’s Citébus is a minibus service running at set times. No reservations are required. For the map and bus schedule, visit their website.

Arriving by coach

Orléans Express serves the Bas-Saint-Laurent. Its terminal is a little over two kilometres from the Festi Jazz site.


Arriving by boat

Hop aboard one of the country’s fastest ferries between Forestville (Côte-Nord) and Rimouski.


Arriving by bike

In partnership with the Association Rimouski Ville Cyclable (ARVC), the Festi Jazz offers secure bike parking, with reception and surveillance near the festival site, across from the Place du 6 mai 1950, just east of the Desjardins-Telus hall.


People who live over 200 km from Rimouski get free parking during the three days of the festival. This pass is renewable once. You can get the parking pass from the local tourist information office.

Tourisme Rimouski
50 Saint-Germain St. West


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