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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from New York to Montreal. Traveling by bus from New York to Montreal usually takes around 8 hours and 41 minutes, but the fastest Adirondack Pool bus can make the trip in 8 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance332 mi (534 km)
Shortest duration8h 25m
Cheapest price£54.05
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceAdirondack Pool
Coach lines1

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from New York, NY to Montreal, QC

(Based on 30 ratings and reviews)

4.3

4.0

Eve

3 March 2020- Visiting friends

Greyhound

Pros: The staff was friendly. In general we were on time. Cons: I will definitely appreciate to have a seat table to put a computer on especially for a nine hours ride. Tips: Don’t expect you will be able to work. You can read though.

Pros: The staff was friendly. In general we were on time. Cons: I will definitely appreciate to have a seat table to put a computer on especially for a nine hours ride. Tips: Don’t expect you will be able to work. You can read though.

4.0

Félicia

13 January 2020- Vacation

Greyhound

Pros: Driver told us about the schedule and he stayed on schedule. Cons: Less people in the bus.

Pros: Driver told us about the schedule and he stayed on schedule. Cons: Less people in the bus.

4.0

Nicholas

8 January 2020- Couples trip

Greyhound

Pros: Driver was safe, we left on time and arrived early. Cons: seats were quite uncomfortable.

Pros: Driver was safe, we left on time and arrived early. Cons: seats were quite uncomfortable.

4.0

Chaithra

2 January 2020- Visiting family

Greyhound

Pros: There was no Wifi in the bus and the seats were uncomfortable for 8hrs journey. Also, the bus didn't stop for a lunch break although it started at 8.30am. Cons: Pricing.

Pros: There was no Wifi in the bus and the seats were uncomfortable for 8hrs journey. Also, the bus didn't stop for a lunch break although it started at 8.30am. Cons: Pricing.

5.0

Florian

20 December 2019- Vacation

Greyhound

Pros: Calm and safety. Cons: Restroom Cleaning.

Pros: Calm and safety. Cons: Restroom Cleaning.

New York to Montreal Route Map

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

£57.43 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 £55 to £68. If you are looking to travel to Montreal within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from £55. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are £55 and can be found on 2 December 2021.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 21 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £8.01 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from New York to Montreal?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from New York to Montreal. Adirondack Pool is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Pool28h 41m£59.65
  • Adirondack Pool

    Adirondack Pool

    Book Adirondack Pool from New York to Montreal from £54. There are 2 Adirondack Pool schedules from New York to Montreal and you can expect on average to pay for a Adirondack Pool ticket to Montreal. In New York, Adirondack Pool departs to Montreal from Port Authority Bus Station and no other station. In Montreal, Adirondack Pool arrives at Gare d'autocars de Montreal and no other station.

    An average trip on Adirondack Pool from New York to Montreal takes 8 hours and 41 minutes , while the fastest available Adirondack Pool trip will get you to Montreal in 8 hours and 25 minutes .

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

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.

In addition, federal law requires all coach 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 coach.

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?

The bus takes an average of 8 hours and 41 minutes to cover the 332 miles from New York to Montreal. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 25 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus 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?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by coaches from New York to Montreal on Monday. Tickets for Monday tend to also be the most expensive. For savy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Friday. Friday also tend to have less passangers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave New York?

The first coach leaves at 07:00 and the last coach leaves at 18:00. 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 usually only 2 coaches per day from New York to Montreal. Both of these are direct coaches, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring coaches at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Montreal; ticket prices start at £52.55.

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.

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.

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. 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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Departure stations

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?

Arrival stations

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

Coach stations in Montreal:

  • Gare d'autocars de Montreal

Need a return trip from Montreal to New York?

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