Cheap Québec to Montreal train tickets

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How much are Québec to Montreal train tickets?

Lowest Price$28.59
Fastest2h 45m
Daily Schedules9
train carriers1
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Québec to Montreal
4.9
Based on 27 reviews
VIA Rail
4.9
Based on 27 reviews
Based on 27 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with VIA Rail report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 92 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.4
Staff
4.8
Value
3.4
Condition
4.7
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Judith
5.0
October 13, 2019Vacation
Pros
What a wonderful way to travel...Had no idea that it would cost that much as when I did a Google search it said the tickets started around $34 US. So I was quite surprised to see that they were triple that price.
Cons
Lower you fares
Tips
Watch what day and time you chose to travel as prices vary.
Bela
5.0
October 12, 2019Vacation
Pros
Clean and comfortable
Cons
Nothing at the moment
Tips
No
Floyd
5.0
October 9, 2019Vacation
Pros
See the countryside while relaxing. Spacious seating and large bathroom
Cons
N/A
Tips
Make sure your suitcase is under 50 lbs.
Roger
5.0
October 8, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
good
Cons
all good
Tips
go n enjoy
Darlene
5.0
September 24, 2019Vacation
Pros
Relaxing and not stressful.
Cons
This was my first train ride so I was pleased.

How to buy cheap train tickets from Québec to Montreal ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Québec to Montreal is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Québec to Montreal was $41.17. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 28 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $44.88 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train trip from Québec to Montreal ? What is the distance between Québec to Montreal ?

The distance between Québec to Montreal is 144.88 miles or 233.10 km. A train trip from Québec to Montreal typically takes 3 hours and 14 minutes. If you are looking to get to Montreal faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by VIA Rail. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 2 hours and 45 minutes to get from Québec to Montreal.

A train getaway to Montreal clocks in at less than 4 hours, station to station. If you plan ahead and get an early start, a day trip could be possible depending on the schedules for that day, but you will be limited on the time you can spend in Montreal before you have to hop on the train back to Québec. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Montreal. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.

On Friday trains from Québec to Montreal are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

VIA Rail has the most frequent connections between Québec to Montreal

Typically there are 9 schedules to compare for your trip to Montreal. One train carrier operates regular service on the Québec to Montreal route. VIA Rail offers the most scheduled departures between Québec to Montreal, usually offering 9 trips per day. 9 train trips per day are direct connections to Montreal, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Québec to Montreal, which start at $45.20.

One train carrier connects Québec to Montreal

VIA Rail

VIA Rail train tickets from Québec to Montreal start from $28.59, and on average cost $61.34. Daily there are 9 VIA Rail schedules to Montreal. VIA Rail in Québec leaves from Sainte Foy Station and one other station. And in Montreal trains arrive at 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O,

From Québec to Montreal train travel on VIA Rail takes 3 hours and 14 minutes. If you are looking to get to Montreal faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 45 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $63.48 for a one-way train ticket to Montreal.

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Extra legroom
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 14m
Avg. Price
$61.34

Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Montreal that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Québec serving this route is Sainte Foy Station, Gare du Palais.
  • Sainte Foy Station
  • Gare du Palais
There is one train station where trains arrive in Montreal from Québec., The busiest departure station in Québec serving this route is 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O.
  • 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O