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Rochester to Montreal bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$63.75
Fastest time10h 15m
Trips per day3
bus carriers2
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Rochester to Montreal cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Rochester to Montreal were $81.74.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Rochester to Montreal is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 4 days out, tickets are on average $29.71 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Rochester to Montreal?

The distance between Rochester and Montreal is approximately 257.18 miles, or 413.78 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 16 hours and 21 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours and 15 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Rochester to Montreal?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Rochester to Montreal by bus is on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Sunday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Rochester to Montreal?

On average there are 3 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Rochester to Montreal, with an average of 4.579 trips per day and 21.75 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from Rochester to Montreal. Of the 3 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Rochester to Montreal start at $134.59.

2 carriers offer Rochester to Montreal bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Rochester to Montreal from $53.84. There are 4.578947 Greyhound schedules from Rochester to Montreal and you can expect on average to pay $89.42 for a Greyhound ticket to Montreal. In Rochester, Greyhound departs to Montreal from Trailways Term - 186 Cumberland St and no other station. In Montreal, Greyhound arrives at Bus Stop and 1 other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Rochester to Montreal takes 15 hours and 25 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Montreal in 10 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 3.8 trips per day and you could expect to pay $96.34 for a weekend getaway trip to Montreal.

Avg. Time
15h 25m
Avg. Price
$89.42

Trailways NY Pool

Book Trailways NY Pool from Rochester to Montreal from $106.25. There are 1 Trailways NY Pool schedules from Rochester to Montreal and you can expect on average to pay $106.25 for a Trailways NY Pool ticket to Montreal. In Rochester, Trailways NY Pool departs to Montreal from Trailways Term - 186 Cumberland St and no other station. In Montreal, Trailways NY Pool arrives at Central Station - Gare d'autocars and no other station.

An average trip on Trailways NY Pool from Rochester to Montreal takes 17 hours and 36 minutes, while the fastest available Trailways NY Pool trip will get you to Montreal in 10 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Trailways NY Pool offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $106.25 for a weekend getaway trip to Montreal.

Avg. Time
17h 36m
Avg. Price
$106.25

Plan your next adventure

Buses to Montreal depart from one main station in Rochester:
  • Trailways Term - 186 Cumberland St
Buses arrive in Montreal at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Montreal for trips arriving from Rochester:
  • Bus Stop
  • Central Station - Gare d'autocars

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