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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity coaches per day from Montreal to Washington DC. Traveling by coach from Montreal to Washington DC usually takes around 16 hours and 6 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound coach can make the trip in 13 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance489 mi (787 km)
Shortest duration13h 10m
Cheapest price£62.14
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
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How much is a coach ticket from Montreal to Washington DC?

Typically £69.57 is the average price you should expect to pay for a coach ticket to Washington DC. Considering the long haul nature of the trip to Washington DC and taking into account ease of coach travel tickets this price is a great deal It’s easy to find a coach 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

£97£65£32JanFeb

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Montreal to Washington DC is expected to range from £66 to £86. If you are looking to travel to Washington DC within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from £72. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are £66 and can be found on 23 February 2023.

Monthly average prices

£121£97£73£48£24MAMJJASONDJF

The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in February. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just £79 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Montreal to Washington DC in June, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to £103 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

£141£113£85£56£283020100

Most coach companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your coach tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap coach tickets is to book at least 28 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £48.46 on your coach ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from Montreal to Washington DC?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Montreal to Washington DC. Greyhound connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound416h 7m£84.94
  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    Greyhound is the largest nationwide coach 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 4 bus trips from Montreal to Washington every day, with the average journey taking around 16 hours and 7 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Washington usually start from £62.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Our coach 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, coach 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the coach or in stations.

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.

How long is the coach ride from Montreal to Washington?

The coach takes an average of 16 hours and 6 minutes to cover the 489 miles from Montreal to Washington DC. However, the fastest coach only takes 13 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 coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

"Friday is the busiest travel day for coaches as people head from Montreal to Washington DC for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, 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 coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet."

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Montreal?

The first coach leaves at 07:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Montreal to Washington DC, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach departures serve Washington DC each day?

There are 4 scheduled coaches that travel from Montreal to Washington DC every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which coach you take, you will have to transfer coaches at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Montreal to Washington DC; ticket prices start at £83.93.

City Information

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.

Washington DC

Washington, DC is the capital of the United States, and as such, it offers many points of interest of governmental and historical value. DC is home to several iconic landmarks, including the White House where the U.S. president resides, the Capitol building that houses the meeting chambers of the Senate and the House of Representatives, and the National Mall, where you can stop by the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, and the World War II Memorial. One of the reasons Washington, DC is among the best destinations to visit with your family is because it is home to so many world-famous museums, including the Smithsonians – 16 museums scattered across the District, most of which are open every day of the week, and even better, every single one is free.

D.C. is not just about politics and museums, though. The city’s active nightlife fittingly ranks it among the biggest party hubs in the country. Head to the vibrant Dupont Circle neighborhood to check out some of the finest restaurants that the nation’s capital has to offer, or join a food tour of Georgetown to get a taste of the area’s culture along with its cuisine.

Nested between Virginia and Maryland, Washington, D.C. is a key transportation hub with three nearby airports and several bus and train stations.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Montreal?

Main departure station: Gare d'autocars de Montreal

Most coaches depart from the main station in Montreal.

All coach stations in Montreal:

  • Gare d'autocars de Montreal

Where does the coach arrive in Washington DC?

Washington, DC - Union Station - DCAUST-0

Main arrival station: Union Station

Opened more than 100 years ago in 1907, Union Station is the largest transportation hub in Washington, D.C. with almost 5 million travelers passing through it every year. As the official headquarters of Amtrak, Union Station is the main train station in the U.S. capital. It is also a major hub for intercity bus travel, serving as the main bus station in D.C. for a number of carriers, including Greyhound, BoltBus, Peter Pan Bus Lines and OurBus. Union Station offers easy transit connections to places all over D.C. with dedicated stops for the city’s metro, bus and streetcar services, as well as commuter rail for travelers to and from the surrounding areas. Additionally, with a full blown shopping mall on the premises, Union Station is also among the most popular shopping destinations in the nation's capital.

Coach stations in Washington DC:

  • Union Station

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