Cheap train tickets from Montreal to Québec


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How much are train tickets from Montreal to Québec?

Lowest Price£17.12
Fastest2h 48m
Daily Schedules9
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Overall score for Montreal to Québec
Based on 22 reviews
VIA Rail
Based on 22 reviews
Based on 22 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with VIA Rail report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 85 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
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Eileen B
11 October 2019Vacation
It was pleasant from start to finish.
19 October 2019Vacation
The journey on train is a must. Downtown Montreal to downtown Quebec, nice and easy. Definitely recommend it. Although people should know to book in advance!
Bathroom on our car was out of order but plenty of others were in finé condition
Book early for the best rate!!!
14 October 2019Vacation
Quebec is really a very beautiful place to visit. You can feel the history in every stone.
I don't know.
Go by train to Quebec. Very comfortable.
17 October 2019Couples trip
Hassle free and enough space to get work done on the train.
16 October 2019Vacation
Beautiful autumn scenery all along the way, especially when we're reaching Quebec. Amazing view from our window!

How do you find cheap train tickets from Montreal to Québec?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Montreal to Québec is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Montreal to Québec was £24.14. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £24.40 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train trip from Montreal to Québec? What is the distance between Montreal to Québec?

The distance between Montreal to Québec is 144.88 miles or 233.10 km. A train trip from Montreal to Québec typically takes 3 hours and 30 minutes. If you are looking to get to Québec faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by VIA Rail. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 2 hours and 48 minutes to get from Montreal to Québec.

A train getaway to Québec clocks in at less than 4 hours, station to station. If you plan ahead and get an early start, a day trip could be possible depending on the schedules for that day, but you will be limited on the time you can spend in Québec before you have to hop on the train back to Montreal. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Québec. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.

On Thursday trains from Montreal to Québec are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

VIA Rail has the greatest number of connections between Montreal to Québec

Typically there are 9 schedules to compare for your trip to Québec. One train carrier operates regular service on the Montreal to Québec route. VIA Rail offers the most scheduled departures between Montreal to Québec, usually offering 9 trips per day. 9 train trips per day are direct connections to Québec, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Montreal to Québec, which start at £27.18.

One train company connects Montreal to Québec

VIA Rail

VIA Rail train tickets from Montreal to Québec start from £17.12, and on average cost £35.52. Daily there are 9 VIA Rail schedules to Québec. VIA Rail in Montreal leaves from 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O, And in Québec trains arrive at Sainte Foy Station and one other train station.

From Montreal to Québec train travel on VIA Rail takes 3 hours and 30 minutes. If you are looking to get to Québec faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 48 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £33.11 for a one-way train ticket to Québec.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Montreal on their way to Québec. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Montreal are:
  • 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Québec. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving stations in Québec:
  • Sainte Foy Station
  • Gare du Palais