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Montreal - Kingston Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Montreal to Kingston. Traveling by bus from Montreal to Kingston usually takes around 10 hours and 29 minutes, but the fastest Adirondack Trailways bus can make the trip in 8 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance248 mi (399 km)
Shortest duration8h 30m
Cheapest price$103.98
Most frequent serviceAdirondack Trailways
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Montreal to Kingston?

Bus tickets for a trip from Montreal to Kingston cost $119.54 on average. While it’s a bit pricey for a bus ticket, it’s still significantly more cost-effective than flying. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price

Monthly average prices

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Bus tickets from Montreal to Kingston are at their cheapest average price in April. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around $111. On the other hand, traveling on this route during June might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for June trips cost $142, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

What bus companies travel from Montreal to Kingston?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Montreal to Kingston. Adirondack Trailways connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Trailways310h 29m$148.18
  • 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 10 hours and 29 minutes to cover the 399 kilometers from Montreal to Kingston. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 30 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.

"Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Montreal to Kingston for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Kingston, book your ticket for the last day of the week."

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00am. To see the times for all buses from Montreal to Kingston, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Montreal to Kingston every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

City Information

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 Montreal?

Main departure station: Gare d'autocars de Montreal

Most buses depart from the main station in Montreal.

All bus stations in Montreal:

  • Gare d'autocars de Montreal

Where does the bus arrive in Kingston?

Main arrival station: Trailways Bus Term - 400 Washington Ave

Buses arrive in Kingston at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

Bus stations in Kingston:

  • Trailways Bus Term - 400 Washington Ave

  • Hutton Brickyards

  • Waterfront - 87 East Strand

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