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Syracuse - Montreal Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 7 intercity buses per day from Syracuse to Montreal. Traveling by bus from Syracuse to Montreal usually takes around 14 hours and 37 minutes, but the fastest Adirondack Trailways bus can make the trip in 9 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance212 mi (341 km)
Shortest duration9h 10m
Cheapest price$58.77
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines3

How much is a bus ticket from Syracuse to Montreal?

$76.99 is the average price of a bus ticket from Syracuse to Montreal. Any tickets cheaper than $76.99 can be considered a great deal. 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

$164$109$55JunJun

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Syracuse to Montreal is expected to range from $67 to $149. If you are looking to travel to Montreal within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $85. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $67 and can be found on June 27, 2024.

Monthly average prices

$137$109$82$55$27JASONDJFMAMJ
Bus tickets from Syracuse to Montreal are at their cheapest average price in July. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around $86. On the other hand, traveling on this route during September might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for September trips cost $134, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

Prices as travel date approaches

$171$137$103$68$343020100

To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 19 days in advance to save up to $69.62.

What bus companies travel from Syracuse to Montreal?

There are 3 bus lines from Syracuse to Montreal available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 3 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Trailways412h 44m$172.94
FlixBus US115h 39m$95.13
Greyhound314h 55m$104.75
  • 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.

  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 1 trips per day from Syracuse to Montreal, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 3 bus trips from Syracuse to Montreal every day, with the average journey taking around 14 hours and 55 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Montreal usually start from $59.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 14 hours and 37 minutes to cover the 341 kilometers from Syracuse to Montreal. However, the fastest bus only takes 9 hours and 10 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.

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Montreal. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Syracuse to Montreal, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 7 scheduled buses that travel from Syracuse to Montreal 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.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Syracuse to Montreal; ticket prices start at $108.02.

City Information

Syracuse

Syracuse, NY

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Syracuse might not be the top destination for tourists in New York, but it does have plenty of quirky and fun destinations for all age groups. Upon your first arrival to the city, don’t miss out on the chance to take a stroll around the historic Armory Square, considered to be the top destination by locals. The square also features plenty of restaurants and nightclubs if you are looking for the quarter with the best nightlife in town. If you want to mingle with a good crowd for some fun, the Carrier Dome, which is located within the campus of Syracuse University, will offer the adrenaline rush you need. For those seeking a more culturally-inclined activity, head towards the Everson Museum of Art and marvel at the most significant collection of American ceramics in the country.

Syracuse features a vibrant and diverse food scene. If you enjoy brunch, Modern Malt, a local favorite, is the place to be. And for some amazing authentic Cuban dishes, head to Esquina Habanera.

The busiest bus and train station in the city is the William F. Walsh Regional Transportation Center. From there you can catch an Amtrak train or a bus run by Greyhound, New York Trailways, OurBus or Jefferson Lines to various cities, including New York, Boston, and Albany. Syracuse is served by Amtrak’s Empire Service, Lake Shore Limited and Maple Leaf lines. The Syracuse Hancock International Airport is the principal airport in the city, and it is located five miles northwest of downtown.

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 Syracuse?

Main departure station: 1 Walsh Circle Ste 30

Syracuse has two bus stations with service to Montreal.

All bus stations in Syracuse:

  • 1 Walsh Circle Ste 30

  • Syracuse (Hancock Airport)

Where does the bus arrive in Montreal?

Main arrival station: Gare d'autocars de Montreal

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

Bus stations in Montreal:

  • Gare d'autocars de Montreal

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