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Journey Information

New York to Montreal bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€30.11
Shortest duration8h 19m
Trips per day6
Bus lines2

New York to Montreal Route Map

New York 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 bus from New York 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.

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 much is a bus ticket from New York to Montreal?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, €37.22 was the low point for bus fares from New York to Montreal. Buses from Montreal to New York are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than €37.22 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 9 days in advance. By doing so, you could save €22.50 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 13 hours and 31 minutes to cover the 332 miles (534 kilometers) from New York, NY to Montreal, QC. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 19 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 Montreal 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, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave New York?

The first bus leaves at 00:00 and the last bus leaves at 08:00. To see the times for all buses from New York to Montreal, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Montreal 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 New York to Montreal; ticket prices start at €58.55.

What bus companies travel from New York to Montreal?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from New York, New York to Montreal, Quebec. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 6 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Pool28h 54m€63.69
Greyhound614h 42m€46.75

Book Adirondack Pool from New York to Montreal from €59. There are 2 Adirondack Pool schedules from New York to Montreal and you can expect on average to pay €64 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 Central Station - Gare d'autocars and no other station. An average trip on Adirondack Pool from New York to Montreal takes 8 hours and 54 minutes, while the fastest available Adirondack Pool trip will get you to Montreal in 8 hours and 19 minutes, On weekends, Adirondack Pool offers 1.923077 trips per day and you could expect to pay €64 for a weekend getaway trip to Montreal.

Book Greyhound from New York to Montreal from €30. There are 6 Greyhound schedules from New York to Montreal and you can expect on average to pay €47 for a Greyhound ticket to Montreal. In New York, Greyhound departs to Montreal from Port Authority Bus Station and 1 other station. In Montreal, Greyhound arrives at Central Station - Gare d'autocars and 1 other station. An average trip on Greyhound from New York to Montreal takes 14 hours and 42 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Montreal in 8 hours and 19 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 6.25 trips per day and you could expect to pay €48 for a weekend getaway trip to Montreal.

Price trends for buses from New York to Montreal

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Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses 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.

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