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Washington DC-Montreal Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Washington DC to Montreal?

Lowest price$130.46
Fastest train14h 21m
Trains per day2
Train lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Washington to Montreal during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

What is the price of a train ticket from Washington DC to Montreal?

In the last month, $223.91 was the average price of a train ticket from Washington, DC to Montreal, QC. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Washington DC to Montreal?

The distance between Washington DC and Montreal is approximately 489 miles, or 787 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 15 hours and 11 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 14 hours and 21 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains 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 train 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Washington DC to Montreal are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Washington DC at 3:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Washington DC to Montreal?

Trains leave the station in Washington DC twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Montreal to Washington DC. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Washington DC to Montreal for $120.42.

Which train should you take from Washington DC to Montreal?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Washington, District of Columbia to Montreal, Quebec. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak215h 11m$223.91

Amtrak train tickets from Washington DC to Montreal start from $130, and on average cost $224. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Montreal. Amtrak in Washington leaves from Union Station, And in Montreal trains arrive at 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O, From Washington DC to Montreal train travel on Amtrak takes 15 hours and 11 minutes. If you are looking to get to Montreal faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 14 hours and 21 minutes.

Price trends for trains from Washington DC to Montreal

Monthly average prices

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