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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Toronto to Montreal. Traveling by bus from Toronto to Montreal usually takes around 22 hours and 35 minutes, but the fastest Adirondack Trailways bus can make the trip in 22 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance313 mi (504 km)
Shortest duration22h 20m
Cheapest price$165.30
Most frequent serviceAdirondack Trailways
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Toronto to Montreal

(Based on 6 ratings and reviews)

4.5

5.0

Candace

January 8, 2023- Solo travel

Book-a-Ride

Bus arrived on time and driver was very kind :)

5.0

Yousra

January 8, 2023- Solo travel

Book-a-Ride

The ride was by night and the whole bus was pretty silent, I got to sleep, so, awesome ! And they were plugs so even more awesome !

4.0

Mahek

January 2, 2023- Visiting family

Book-a-Ride

Pros: On time and convenient location for puckup and drop off. Cons: Seats. No charging outlets and sanitizer was not working in toilets. Tips: Be friendly.

Toronto to Montreal Route Map

Toronto Montreal

How much is a bus ticket from Toronto to Montreal?

$183.56 is the average price of a bus ticket from Toronto to Montreal. Bus tickets on this route can be more expensive due to the length of the trip. However, taking the bus can still be a good alternative to flying. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

$245$164$82MayMay

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Toronto to Montreal is expected to range from $173 to $236. If you are looking to travel to Montreal within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $180. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $173 and can be found on May 29, 2024.

Monthly average prices

$170$136$102$68$34JJASONDJFMAM

The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in January. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $71 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Toronto to Montreal in May, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $168 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$170$136$102$68$343020100

Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 24 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save C$31.33 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Toronto to Montreal?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Toronto to Montreal. Adirondack Trailways 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.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Trailways122h 35m$198.48
  • Adirondack Trailways connects areas in New York such as the Adirondacks and Hudson Valley with New York City, serving a total of 94 cities. Some of its top routes include those going to Albany, Ithaca, and Syracuse. Onboard, Adirondack Trailways vehicles have Wi-Fi for internet connectivity on the move and additional amenities, including power outlets, restrooms, air conditioning, overhead lighting, and reclinable seats with footrests.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 22 hours and 35 minutes to cover the 504 kilometers from Toronto to Montreal. However, the fastest bus only takes 22 hours and 20 minutes. 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.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Montreal at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

There is usually only one bus per day from Toronto to Montreal. It leaves the station in Toronto at 7:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

There is usually only one bus per day from Toronto 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 Toronto to Montreal; ticket prices start at $53.55.

City Information

Toronto

Toronto is one of the world’s most culturally diverse cities, making it a great destination for travelers looking for a culturally unique experience. One of the most unique landmarks in the city is the Aga Khan Museum, which boasts a beautiful collection of Islamic, Iranian, and Muslim artifacts. If you are interested in art, the Art Gallery of Ontario is a definite must-see. For those who want to step away from the bustling city and seek the refuge of nature, take a ferry to Centre Isle, which offers plenty of activities such as biking or hiking.

Toronto’s food scene is vast and extremely vibrant due to the city’s multicultural nature. Bar Isabel is a local favorite that offers amazing Spanish dishes with a cozy vibe. For a more posh experience, head over to Alo Restaurant, which features a five-course tasting menu that will take you on a culinary ride.

The main bus station in the city is the Union Station Bus Terminal, served by various intercity bus services, including Greyhound and Ontario Northland. The main train station in Toronto is the adjacent Union Station, which is the hub for VIA Rail’s intercity services. The city’s airport is the Toronto Pearson International Airport, the busiest airport in Canada.

Montreal

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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Toronto?

Union Station, Toronto, ON - CATORAMT-0

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Union Station, Toronto, ON - CATORAMT-1

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Main departure station: Union Station

Union Station is the center of rail transportation in Toronto and Canada's busiest train terminal. First opened in 1927, the station underwent several redevelopment and renovation projects to reach its current state. In 1999, in recognition of the station's importance to transportation history, it was inducted into the North America Railway Hall of Fame. The current station is served by VIA Rail trains and local public transit. The station currently serves over 72 million commuters each year, and as much as 91% of all Toronto passengers pass through this station. Just walking through the station is the perfect way to get familiar with Toronto's locals!

All bus stations in Toronto:

  • Union Station

Where does the bus arrive in Montreal?

Main arrival station: Gare d'autocars de Montreal

All buses from Toronto arrive at one main station in Montreal.

Bus stations in Montreal:

  • Gare d'autocars de Montreal

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