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Montreal to Albany bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$63.95
Fastest time4h 20m
Trips per day4
Bus lines2
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Price trends for buses from Montreal to Albany

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$102$82$61$41$203020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Montreal to Albany
5.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
2.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0
Sidra
5.0
July 31, 2019Visiting family
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Tips
Bring a Sweater

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Montreal to Albany 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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 Montreal to Albany?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $68.03 was the low point for bus fares from Montreal to Albany. Buses from Albany to Montreal are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $68.03 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. You should book at least 24 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $12.25 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 5 hours and 37 minutes to cover the 317 kilometers (197 miles) from Montreal to Albany. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 20 minutes. 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?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Albany 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, 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 Montreal?

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Montreal to Albany, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Montreal to Albany every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

What bus companies travel from Montreal to Albany?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Montreal to Albany. Of these two services, Adirondack Pool usually offers more choice, with 3 bus trips per day.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Pool35h 55m$71.81
Greyhound25h 5m$72.11

Where does the bus leave from in Montreal?

Montreal, Quebec has two bus stations with service to Albany, New York:

  • Central Station - Gare d'autocars

Where does the bus arrive in Albany?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Albany, New York:

  • Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St
  • SUNY Albany - 1400 Washington Ave at Collins Cir

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