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There is one daily bus from Saint John to Montreal. Traveling by bus from Saint John to Montreal usually takes around 12 hours and 5 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.
|Distance||364 mi (586 km)|
|Shortest duration||12h 5m|
|Most frequent service||Maritime Bus|
What bus companies travel from Saint John to Montreal?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Saint John to Montreal. Maritime Bus is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Maritime Bus||1||12h 5m||$124.51|
Maritime Bus is a Canadian bus company based in Charlottetown, on Canada’s east coast. Its passenger services are based around Canada’s ‘Maritimes’ (hence the name), which incorporates the provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia as well as Prince Edward Island. Onboard their modern buses, you’ll have access to clean restrooms and plenty of legroom.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Saint John to Montreal during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride from Saint John to Montreal?
The bus takes an average of 12 hours and 5 minutes to cover the 586 kilometers from Saint John to Montreal. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Saint John?
There is usually only one bus per day from Saint John to Montreal. It leaves the station in Saint John at 12:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.
How many buses are there each day?
Effortlessly blending quaint old buildings with the high-rises of the 21st century, Montreal is an exciting destination for adventure-seekers as well as introverted travelers. We even propose Montreal as a fantastic bachelorette party destination to consider. At the beating heart of this modern city is the quarter of Old Montreal, where you can find horse-drawn carriages and cobblestone streets. As you meander through the area, don’t miss out on the chance to marvel at the architectural genius of the Basilique Notre-Dame de Montréal, which is one of the most iconic structures of the city. For those who wish to stay close to nature, the gigantic Parc du Mont-Royal will satisfy all your needs. In the warmer months of the year, you can rent a boat and row on Lac des Castors, which offers amazing views.
Montreal is heaven for fans of French cuisine. The top-rated traditional French restaurants converge in the Old Montreal quarter, and some local favorite names include Toque, LOV, Crew Collective & Cafe. For those looking for Canadian specialties, head over to Schwartz’s.
The principal rail station for Montreal is the Central Station, which is served by both VIA Rail and Amtrak. If you are traveling by bus, head to the Montreal Coach Terminal (aka Gare d'autocars de Montréal) from where you can catch buses operated by Greyhound and several other carriers. The city’s main airport is the Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, which is located in the nearby city of Dorval.
Where does the bus leave from in Saint John?
Main departure station: Maritime Bus Terminal
Most buses depart from the main station in Saint John.
All bus stations in Saint John:
Maritime Bus Terminal
Where does the bus arrive in Montreal?
Main arrival station: Gare d'autocars de Montreal
All buses from Saint John arrive at one main station in Montreal.
Bus stations in Montreal:
Gare d'autocars de Montreal
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