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New York to Montreal bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||8h 19m|
|Trips per day||6|
New York to Montreal Route Map
Frequently Asked Questions
Is there an overnight bus from New York to Montreal?
Is there a train from New York to Montreal?
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 right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from New York to Montreal?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, US$44.50 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 US$44.50 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 US$26.90 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 US$70.00.
What bus companies travel from New York to Montreal?
Where does the bus leave from in New York?
New York, New York has two bus stations with service to Montreal, Quebec:
- Port Authority Bus Station
- GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway
Where does the bus arrive in Montreal?
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Montreal, Quebec:
- Central Station - Gare d'autocars
- Bus Stop
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