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Journey Information

Boston to Montreal coach - cost & duration

Cheapest priceUS$47.00
Shortest Duration6h 55m
Trips per day6
Coach lines1
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Price trends for coaches from Boston to Montreal

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Boston to Montreal
4.5
Based on 11 reviews

Based on 11 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 36 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.2
Staff
3.7
Value
3.5
Condition
4.2
Hoan
4.0
20 February 2020Visiting friends
Pros
N/A
Cons
N/A
Tips
N/A
Mackendy
4.0
8 October 2019Visiting family
Pros
Wifi was not effective
Cons
Wifi need to be available i was able to use on my way to Boston Not but not working from BOS to Montreal
Gladys
5.0
15 September 2019Visiting family
Pros
Good Nice
Cons
Just fine
Tips
Yes
Panagiotis
5.0
10 September 2019Solo travel
Pros
The driver was extremely funny and careful.
Mélissa
4.0
27 July 2019Vacation
Pros
It’s direct, fast and not too expensive. Easy to find.
Cons
The bus could be cleaner and the driver more friendly and helpful.

Frequently Asked Questions

What bus companies run between Boston and Montreal?

The only bus company that runs between Boston and Montreal is Greyhound. Greyhound offers at least 3 daily trips, all of them direct routes. The earliest bus departs at 8 a.m. and the latest departs at 11 p.m. The trip takes between 7 and 8 hours depending on traffic, and costs around $58.91. You can enjoy amenities such as free WiFi, onboard restrooms, AC, extra legroom and power outlets on Greyhound buses.

Is the bus ride from Boston to Montreal scenic?

Most of the routes from Boston to Montreal are scenic by car or bus. You will drive through some of the most beautiful states in New England, such as Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. If traveling in autumn, you are likely to see some gorgeous fall foliage along the way, along with rolling hills and mountains.

Do they check passports on the bus from Boston to Montreal?

Yes, you must have a passport or proof of citizenship when crossing the border from the U.S. into Canada. This may include an Enhanced Driver’s Licence or Enhanced Identity Card, or you can use a Trusted Traveler Program Card (such as a FAST card). Passengers without a valid type of identification will not be able to enter Canada.

At the U.S. / Canada border, all passengers are required to get off the bus with their belongings to pass through security. At this time, any unclaimed belongings will be requisitioned by officials.

Is it safe to travel by coach from Boston to Montreal right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most coach companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, coach companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a coach ticket from Boston to Montreal?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, US$61.00 was the low point for coach fares from Boston to Montreal. Coaches from Montreal to Boston are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than US$61.00 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 1 days in advance. By doing so, you could save US$9.75 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 9 hours and 11 minutes to cover the 251 miles (403 kilometers) from Boston to Montreal. However, the fastest coach only takes 6 hours and 55 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Because many passengers travel from Boston to Montreal at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Boston?

The first coach leaves at 07:00 and the last coach leaves at 14:00. To see the times for all coaches from Boston to Montreal, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 6 scheduled coaches that travel from Boston to Montreal every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Boston to Montreal; ticket prices start at US$126.00.

What coach companies travel from Boston to Montreal?

There is one coach company that operates from Boston to Montreal. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by coach. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound69h 11mUS$59.39

Where does the coach leave from in Boston?

Boston, Massachusetts has two coach stations with service to Montreal, Quebec:

  • South Station Bus Terminal

Where does the coach arrive in Montreal?

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Montreal, Quebec:

  • Central Station - Gare d'autocars
  • Bus Stop

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