Plan your stay

Founded in 2006, M for Montreal is now recognized as Quebec’s most important initiative for indie music exports. Renowned for its showcase festival and international conference in November as well as for its recurring satellite events in the main music markets around the world

Travel documents

COVID-19: Travel, testing and borders  

  • In accordance with Public Health requirements, all persons attending the event in person must have received their two vaccine doses. You can consult the Canadian government website for more details:  >>> COVID-19: Travel, testing and borders 

Entry requirement for Canada (ETA)

  • You need to obtain an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) if you are not a Canadian or U.S. citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
    Go to the website for more information and to apply.

Entry requirement for transiting through the U.S.A. (ESTA)

  • The United States Department of Homeland Security requires Visa Waiver Program (VWP) travellers to obtain approval from the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) prior to check-in for a flight to the U.S. or connecting through the U.S. 
  • You must apply for ESTA even if you are only transiting the U.S. If you are connecting through the U.S. to a final destination in another country, please write “In Transit” in the address field on the application.
  • Click here for more information and to apply.
    Click here to check your eligibility for ESTA.

Local transport

From the Airport (YUL) to Downtown Montreal

  • The STM 747 bus is the cheapest option at a $10 fare. If you’re paying on the bus, you’ll need exact cash (in coins only).  You can buy a ticket at the automated STM machine inside the airport using debit/credit.
  • Taxi service from the airport is at a fixed rate of $40. It is customary to also give a 10-15% tip ($4-$6).
  • Uber service from the airport to Downtown starting at 30$. Pick up are at Door 6 located on the Departures level.

Getting around the venues

  • Walk ! Some of your best connections will come from having lunch, or simply walking for 10 minutes to a venue! Montreal is a compact city. Most of our venues are within walkable distance and easy to find. 
  • Taxi service is efficient and reasonable in Montreal at all hours. Taxis come in all shapes, sizes, and colours (not just yellow), fares are metered and posted on the window of taxi. Tipping of 10%-15% is customary although not mandatory.
  • Public transport. The subway operates daily from 5:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. (1:30 a.m. on Saturdays). You can use Google Maps or the app Transit to plan your trips ( available for Iphone and Android. 
    • ·    1 Trip


      ·    2 Trips


      ·    Day Pass (24 hours)


      ·    3-day Pass (valid until midnight of the 3rd day from purchase)


      ·    Weekly Pass (Monday to Sunday)


      ·    Unlimited “Night Out” Pass (valid from 6 pm to 5 am)




Hotel Zero1 is proud to offer a preferential rate to M for Montreal 2021 participants 

Hotel Zero1 

  • Room type : POP/HIP (1 Queen)  or (2 Queen) + breakfast included @ 150 CAD taxes included
  • Address: 1 Bd René-Lévesque E, Montréal, QC H2X 3Z6

How to make a reservation

  • You can book your accommodation directly on the hotel website by applying a promo code.
    • On the website, select «Add a code», select the «Group attendee» option, and insert promo code «M4M»
  • Book online now, by clicking here!

Other options

Hotel Chrome​ 

  • Room Type : 79$+tx CAD single or double occupation, do not include breakfast.
  • Address: 215 Bd René-Lévesque E, Montréal, QC H2X 1N7

How to make a reservation

  • You can book your accommodation directly on the hotel website by applying promo code «M for Montreal»
  • Book online now, by clicking here!