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Coach Route Overview: New York to Montreal

There are 6 intercity coaches per day from New York to Montreal. Traveling by coach from New York to Montreal usually takes around 8 hours and 51 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound coach can make the trip in 8 hours and 19 minutes.

Distance332 mi (534 km)
Shortest duration8h 19m
Cheapest price£62.91
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Coach lines2

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from New York to Montreal

(Based on 92 ratings and reviews)

4.6

5.0

Yuriy

14 January 2023- Vacation

Adirondack Trailways

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4.0

Masuma

8 January 2023- Vacation

Greyhound

Pros: Good. Cons: Seat improved. Tips: It’s ok.

Pros: Good. Cons: Seat improved. Tips: It’s ok.

5.0

Sem

7 January 2023- Visiting family

Adirondack Trailways

Pros: All. Cons: Wifi. Tips: Enjoy the ride.

Pros: All. Cons: Wifi. Tips: Enjoy the ride.

5.0

Enkhe-Tuyaa

3 January 2023- Solo travel

Adirondack Trailways

The bus was clean, the wifi worked, and the outlets worked. The staff were helpful and professional.

The bus was clean, the wifi worked, and the outlets worked. The staff were helpful and professional.

4.0

Jessie

3 January 2023- Visiting family

Adirondack Trailways

Pros: Pretty chill for a bus better than greyhound. Cons: Too many stops annoying when no one gets off or on or we are just waiting for half an hour.

Pros: Pretty chill for a bus better than greyhound. Cons: Too many stops annoying when no one gets off or on or we are just waiting for half an hour.

New York to Montreal Route Map

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How much is a coach ticket from New York to Montreal?

£68.17 is the average price of a bus ticket from New York to Montreal. While it’s on the pricier side for a bus ticket, taking the bus is still a cheaper alternative to flying. 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

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Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from New York to Montreal is expected to range from £67 to £78. If you are looking to travel to Montreal within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from £69. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are £67 and can be found on 9 February 2023.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in June. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just £60 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from New York to Montreal in September, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to £72 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

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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 27 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £21.28 on your coach ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from New York to Montreal?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from New York to Montreal that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 4 scheduled trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Trailways29h 3m£67.96
Greyhound48h 46m£78.28
  • Adirondack Trailways

    Adirondack Trailways

    Book Adirondack Trailways from New York to Montreal from £63. There are 2 Adirondack Trailways schedules from New York to Montreal and you can expect on average to pay for a Adirondack Trailways ticket to Montreal. In New York, Adirondack Trailways departs to Montreal from Port Authority Bus Station and no other station. In Montreal, Adirondack Trailways arrives at Gare d'autocars de Montreal and no other station.

    An average trip on Adirondack Trailways from New York to Montreal takes 9 hours and 3 minutes , while the fastest available Adirondack Trailways trip will get you to Montreal in 8 hours and 19 minutes .

    On weekends, Adirondack Trailways offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Montreal.

  • 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 New York to Montreal every day, with the average journey taking around 8 hours and 46 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Montreal usually start from £69.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there an overnight bus from New York to Montreal?

Greyhound has an overnight bus from New York City that departs at 11:00 p.m. most nights, arriving into Montreal’s Central Station at about 6:50 a.m. the next morning. The bus is direct, with no transfers, and departs from Port Authority Bus station. Greyhound tickets for this route average about $68.

Is there a train from New York to Montreal?

The Amtrak Adirondack has 1 daily route from New York to Montreal. The total travel time is about 10 hours and 56 minutes, but the trip itself is known to be very scenic as it weaves through the Hudson Valley. The average price for these tickets are about $76, and the daily train departs around 8:00 a.m. Eastern. The route is direct, so you do not need to transfer.

What is the best way to get from New York to Montreal?

The best way to get from New York to Montreal is by bus. Although a flight would be significantly faster, tickets start at more than $200. And if you were to travel by train, there is only 1 route per day via the Amtrak Adirondack, with tickets costing about $76.

By bus, there are 16 daily routes provided by two bus companies: Greyhound and Adirondack Pool. A bus ticket through Greyhound averages $69, and a ticket through Adirondack Pool averages about $84. Even though train tickets and bus tickets are around the same price, traveling by bus gives you more departure time options. The bus can also be faster than the train — direct bus trips can get from New York City to Montreal in as little as 7 hours and 35 minutes.

Is it safe to travel by coach from New York to Montreal 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 New York to Montreal?

The coach takes an average of 8 hours and 51 minutes to cover the 332 miles from New York to Montreal. However, the fastest coach only takes 8 hours and 19 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?

Coaches departing from New York to Montreal tend to have the most passengers on Friday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Friday. If you are trying to snag a cheap coach tickets or just want an emptier coach you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Tuesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave New York?

The first coach leaves at 00:00 and the last coach leaves at 21:00. To see the times for all coaches from New York 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 New York to Montreal every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from New York to Montreal without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Montreal; ticket prices start at £56.45.

City Information

New York

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New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

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 coach leave from in New York?

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Main departure station: Port Authority Bus Station

Port Authority Bus Terminal is the largest bus station in New York City. First opened in 1950, it is the main Manhattan bus stop for various regional and nationwide bus carriers that provide intercity transportation to and from NYC such as Greyhound, NY Trailways, Peter Pan Bus Lines, and Ourbus, among many others. Port Authority’s central location just steps away from Times Square provides easy connections to various other forms of transportation, including 13 lines of the NYC Subway, 11 lines of the NYC Bus, over 60 lines of the NJ Transit Bus, and shuttle services to each of the three airports in New York’s metropolitan area. At the terminal, you will find a variety of fast food restaurants and convenience stores, as well as a USPS branch and a bowling alley.

All coach stations in New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station

Where does the coach arrive in Montreal?

Main arrival station: Gare d'autocars de Montreal

All coaches from New York arrive at one main station in Montreal.

Coach stations in Montreal:

  • Gare d'autocars de Montreal

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