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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Québec to Montreal. Traveling by bus from Québec to Montreal usually takes around 2 hours and 35 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance145 mi (233 km)
Shortest duration2h 35m
Cheapest price€42.07
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Bus lines1

Québec to Montreal Route Map

Québec Montreal

What bus companies travel from Québec to Montreal?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Québec to Montreal. Maritime Bus is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Maritime Bus12h 35m€42.07
  • Maritime Bus

    Maritime Bus

    Maritime Bus is a Canadian coach company based in Charlottetown, on Canada’s east coast. Its passenger services are based around Canada’s ‘Maritimes’ (hence the name), which incorporates the provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia as well as Prince Edward Island. Onboard their modern coaches, you’ll have access to clean restrooms and plenty of legroom.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Québec to Montreal 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.

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 bus 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 bus ride from Québec to Montreal?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 35 minutes to cover the 233 kilometers from Québec to Montreal. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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 bus?

"Travel trends tend to vary greatly for bus trips from Québec to Montreal."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Québec?

There is usually only one bus per day from Québec to Montreal. It leaves the station in Québec at 03:00 each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There is usually only one bus per day from Québec to Montreal. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Québec to Montreal; ticket prices start at €28.26.

City Information

Québec

Boasting quaint cobblestone streets and towering cathedrals, Québec City will make you feel like you are in France, with a unique Canadian touch. The city’s prime attraction lies in its Old Quarter, which features winding cobblestone streets and some of the city’s most iconic architectural marvels such as the Citadel or the Notre-Dame Basilica. Take a stroll around the quarter, and you might find yourself transported to Europe. If you wish to take a break from the hustles and bustles of a big city for a while, drive 9 miles northeast of the Old Town and you will reach Montmorency Falls Park, with its iconic 272-foot fall. The park’s idyllic beauty and its amazing landmarks will certainly strike a chord with nature lovers. For those who just can’t have enough with the town’s interesting history, head over to Place-Royale, which was the original birthplace of the French Colony and the French-American community.

Québec City’s food scene features a very strong French influence. If you want to try local specialties with a distinctive French twist, try La Traite or Le Clocher Penché. For lavish dinners, head over to Restaurant Initiale. And for a chic bachelorette party trip, plan to hit up Québec City's spas and book an afternoon tea.

The city’s principal VIA Rail train station is the Gare du Palais, and the main bus station is right next to it. The main airport in the city is the Jean Lesage International Airport, 8.1 miles west of the city.

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 bus leave from in Québec?

Main departure station: Gare d'autocars de Sainte-Foy

Most buses depart from the main station in Québec.

All bus stations in Québec:

  • Gare d'autocars de Sainte-Foy

Where does the bus arrive in Montreal?

Main arrival station: Gare d'autocars de Montreal

All buses from Québec arrive at one main station in Montreal.

Bus stations in Montreal:

  • Gare d'autocars de Montreal

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