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Journey Information

There are 4 daily buses from Montreal to New York. Traveling by bus from Montreal to New York usually takes around 9 hours and 47 minutes, but the fastest Adirondack Pool bus can make the trip in 7 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance332 mi (534 km)
Shortest duration7h 45m
Cheapest price€52.79
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

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

(Based on 40 ratings and reviews)

4.5

4.0

Louise

7 February 2020 - Vacation

Greyhound

The bus was very old and the seats were very close to one another. My bag was also stolen during the trip and no one was able to help me with recover it.

The bus was very old and the seats were very close to one another. My bag was also stolen during the trip and no one was able to help me with recover it.

4.0

Vanessa

2 January 2020 - Couples trip

Greyhound

not having to print the tickets would be nice and bus station on address on tickets

not having to print the tickets would be nice and bus station on address on tickets

4.0

Catherine

23 December 2019 - Visiting family

Greyhound

Wifi was operational but not connecting to the internet

Wifi was operational but not connecting to the internet

4.0

Jessica

20 December 2019 - Solo travel

Adirondack Pool

Pros: On est arrivé rapidement et même d’avance. Cons: The comfort and more Space. Il faudrait plus d’espace et des sièges plus confortables. Tips: Bonne compagnie.

Pros: On est arrivé rapidement et même d’avance. Cons: The comfort and more Space. Il faudrait plus d’espace et des sièges plus confortables. Tips: Bonne compagnie.

5.0

Daniel

26 November 2019 - Visiting family

Greyhound

Pros: The driver was the best dude ever! Definitely made my night! Cons: Wifi is horrible. Tips: PRINT YOUR TICKETS IN ADVANCE.

Pros: The driver was the best dude ever! Definitely made my night! Cons: Wifi is horrible. Tips: PRINT YOUR TICKETS IN ADVANCE.

Montreal to New York Route Map

Montreal New York

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

The average bus ticket price from Montreal to New York is €52.79. That price is based on the daily average cost for all bus trips from Montreal to New York in the last 30 days. Any tickets cheaper than €52.79 can be considered a great deal. You are very likely to find a bus ticket at this price or lower if you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Montreal to New York by bus so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for October. That’s when the average price for a bus ticket is expected to be just €54 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Montreal to New York in December, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €63 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Montreal to New York?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Montreal, Quebec to New York, New York. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 4 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Pool28h 47m€62.76
Greyhound410h 16m€53.53
  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus 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 New York every day, with the average journey taking around 10 hours and 16 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to New York usually start from €53.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you need a passport to get from Montreal to New York?

Yes, you need a passport or some other valid form of ID to enter the U.S. Alternative forms of ID include Enhanced Driver’s License/Enhanced Identification Card, NEXUS card, FAST card, SENTRI enrollment cards.

Additional documentation may be necessary if you are traveling with children under 18 of whom you are not the parent. For further details, refer to the Department of Homeland Security website.

What is the cheapest bus from Montreal to New York?

The cheapest bus from Montreal to New York is offered by Greyhound. The average price for a Greyhound ticket between Montreal and New York City is about $71. Greyhound offers 5 daily schedules, with an average duration of 8 hours and 37 minutes. A direct trip, however, can get you to New York City in as fast as 7 hours and 20 minutes.

How far is New York from Montreal?

New York is approximately 596 kilometers (371 miles) from Montreal. By bus, the fastest travel time is 7 hours and 20 minutes.

Is it safe to travel by bus from Montreal to New York during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus 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, bus 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 bus 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 bus.

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 bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 9 hours and 47 minutes to cover the 332 miles (534 kilometers) from Montreal, QC to New York, NY. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours and 45 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to New York at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Montreal?

The first bus leaves at 07:00 and the last bus leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all buses from Montreal to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Montreal to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Montreal to New York; ticket prices start at €57.74.

City Information

New York

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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Montreal?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Montreal.

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

Arrival 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.

Bus stations in New York:

  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway

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