Matane–Baie-Comeau/Godbout Ferry

1410, rue de Matane-sur-Mer, C.P. 520
Matane (Quebec) Canada
G4W 3P5
Phone:
+418-562-2500
Phone (2):
+418-560-8616 (administration)
Fax:
+418-560-8013
Toll free:
+1-877-562-6560
Email:
stq-matane@traversiers.gouv.qc.ca

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There is no reason to choose between Gaspésie and Côte-Nord: the MV F.-A.-Gauthier will transport you in complete comfort across the St. Lawrence from one region to the other… You will want to include this experience in your next road trip!

Treat yourself to a mini gourmet cruise! Highlights of the menu include mouth-watering tapas, local seafood delicacies and microbrewery beers.

Take advantage of the same-day round-trip excursion fare offered at a reduced rate.

You can also enjoy the exterior decks, panoramic lounges, gift shop, cafeteria and children’s playroom.

Ferry crossings are between Matane and Baie-Comeau and between Matane and Godbout:

  • Baie-Comeau ferry terminal
    14, route Maritime, Baie-Comeau (Québec) G4Z 2L6
  • Godbout ferry terminal
    117, rue Pascal-Comeau, Godbout (Québec) G0H 1G0

Reservations can be made online, by telephone or in person up to 90 days in advance and no later than 3 hours prior to the scheduled departure. To ensure there is space on board, vehicle drivers and groups of 15 or more passengers are strongly advised to reserve their crossing.


Schedule

2 to 4 daily crossings depending on the seasons. Average crossing time is 2h15. Visit the website for more information.

Cost

Varies depending on age and type of vehicle. Free for electric vehicles. Group rates available. Visit the website for more information.

Payment methods

  • Visa  Visa
  • MasterCard  MasterCard
  • American Express  American Express
  • Interac  Interac
  • Cash  Cash

Reservations

Strongly recommended for vehicles and for groups of 15 or more passengers (specify number of people to qualify for group rate)

Services

  • Childrens playground
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • Bar
  • Boutique
  • Access to outdoor deck
  • Restaurant or snack bar
  • Indoor lounge
  • Observation lounge
  • Public telephone
  • Television
  • Other: Accessible outdoor decks, panoramic lounges, TVs, escalator, animal cages available

How to get there

From the south shore: Matane is 400 km (250 mi.) east of Québec City via Highway 20 and Route 132.

From the north shore: Baie-Comeau is 425 km (260 mi.) east of Québec City via Route 138;  Godbout is 480 km (300 mi.) east of Québec City via Route 138.


Affiliations and distinctions

Affiliations

  • Société des traversiers du Québec
  • Côte-Nord Tourism
  • Tourisme Gaspésie
  • Tourisme Bas-Saint-Laurent
  • Info Transport (Québec 511)
  • Regional Network of Event Organizers (ROSEQ)

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