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Journey Information

New York to Montreal bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$49.59
Fastest time8h 19m
Trips per day6
Bus lines2
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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for New York to Montreal
4.3
Based on 30 reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Adirondack Pool report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
3.6
Value
3.4
Condition
4.4
Alexis
5.0
October 22, 2019Vacation
Pros
The driver gave very extensive explanations about emergency procedures and safety rules.
Cons
The first bus from NYC to Albany wasn’t very comfortable, and I didn’t have enough space for my legs.
Malo
5.0
October 20, 2019Business
Pros
Cheap way to travel
Cons
Very cold in the bus
Marie-Pierre
4.0
September 26, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Good space for the legs and confortable seats.
Cons
No armrests and a annoying recurrent noise was audible from my seat, like a piece of plastic hitting the glass 60 times for minute. I had to put airplugs for the whole 8h trip in order to not hear it too much.

Based on 25 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 35 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.6
Staff
4.3
Value
3.4
Condition
4.1
Eve
4.0
March 3, 2020Visiting friends
Pros
The staff was friendly. In general we were on time.
Cons
I will definitely appreciate to have a seat table to put a computer on especially for a nine hours ride.
Tips
Don’t expect you will be able to work. You can read though.
Félicia
4.0
January 13, 2020Vacation
Pros
Driver told us about the schedule and he stayed on schedule.
Cons
Less people in the bus.
Nicholas
4.0
January 8, 2020Couples trip
Pros
Driver was safe, we left on time and arrived early
Cons
seats were quite uncomfortable
Chaithra
4.0
January 2, 2020Visiting family
Pros
There was no Wifi in the bus and the seats were uncomfortable for 8hrs journey. Also, the bus didn't stop for a lunch break although it started at 8.30am
Cons
Pricing
Florian
5.0
December 20, 2019Vacation
Pros
Calm and safety
Cons
Restroom Cleaning

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there an overnight bus from New York to Montreal?

Greyhound has an overnight bus from New York City that departs at 11:00 p.m. most nights, arriving into Montreal’s Central Station at about 6:50 a.m. the next morning. The bus is direct, with no transfers, and departs from Port Authority Bus station. Greyhound tickets for this route average about $68.

Is there a train from New York to Montreal?

The Amtrak Adirondack has 1 daily route from New York to Montreal. The total travel time is about 10 hours and 56 minutes, but the trip itself is known to be very scenic as it weaves through the Hudson Valley. The average price for these tickets are about $76, and the daily train departs around 8:00 a.m. Eastern. The route is direct, so you do not need to transfer.

What is the best way to get from New York to Montreal?

The best way to get from New York to Montreal is by bus. Although a flight would be significantly faster, tickets start at more than $200. And if you were to travel by train, there is only 1 route per day via the Amtrak Adirondack, with tickets costing about $76.

By bus, there are 16 daily routes provided by two bus companies: Greyhound and Adirondack Pool. A bus ticket through Greyhound averages $69, and a ticket through Adirondack Pool averages about $84. Even though train tickets and bus tickets are around the same price, traveling by bus gives you more departure time options. The bus can also be faster than the train — direct bus trips can get from New York City to Montreal in as little as 7 hours and 35 minutes.

How much is a bus ticket from New York to Montreal?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $61.29 was the low point for bus fares from New York to Montreal. Buses from Montreal to New York are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $61.29 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 9 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $37.05 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 13 hours and 31 minutes to cover the 534 kilometers (332 miles) from New York to Montreal. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 19 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 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, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave New York?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00am. To see the times for all buses from New York to Montreal, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Montreal 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.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Montreal; ticket prices start at $96.42.

What bus companies travel from New York to Montreal?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from New York to Montreal. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 6 bus trips per day.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Pool28h 54m$104.89
Greyhound614h 42m$77.00

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

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

  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway

Where does the bus arrive in Montreal?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Montreal, Quebec:

  • Central Station - Gare d'autocars
  • Bus Stop

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