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Amherst-Montreal Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Amherst to Montreal bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$123.79
Fastest time13h 40m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Amherst to Montreal right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Amherst to Montreal?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $123.79 was the low point for bus fares from Amherst to Montreal. Buses from Montreal to Amherst are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $123.79 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 13 hours and 40 minutes to cover the 452 miles (727 kilometers) from Amherst, NS to Montreal, QC. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Montreal. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Amherst?

There is usually only one bus per day from Amherst to Montreal. It leaves the station in Amherst at 10:00am 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?

There is usually only one bus per day from Amherst to Montreal. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Amherst to Montreal; ticket prices start at $142.33.

What bus companies travel from Amherst to Montreal?

There is one bus company that operates from Amherst to Montreal. Maritime Bus is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Maritime Bus113h 40m$123.79

Where does the bus leave from in Amherst?

Most buses depart from the main station in Amherst, Nova Scotia:

  • 34 Highway 6

Where does the bus arrive in Montreal?

All buses from Amherst arrive at one main station in Montreal, Quebec:

  • Central Station - Gare d'autocars

Price trends for buses from Amherst to Montreal

Monthly average prices


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