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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity buses per day from Toronto to Montreal. Traveling by bus from Toronto to Montreal usually takes around 15 hours and 3 minutes, but the fastest Megabus bus can make the trip in 6 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance313 mi (504 km)
Shortest duration6h 25m
Cheapest price$48.98
Trips per day22
Most frequent serviceMegabus
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Toronto to Montreal

(Based on 6 ratings and reviews)

4.5

5.0

Candace

January 8, 2023- Solo travel

Book-a-Ride

Bus arrived on time and driver was very kind :)

5.0

Yousra

January 8, 2023- Solo travel

Book-a-Ride

The ride was by night and the whole bus was pretty silent, I got to sleep, so, awesome ! And they were plugs so even more awesome !

4.0

Mahek

January 2, 2023- Visiting family

Book-a-Ride

Pros: On time and convenient location for puckup and drop off. Cons: Seats. No charging outlets and sanitizer was not working in toilets. Tips: Be friendly.

Toronto to Montreal Route Map

Toronto Montreal

How much is a bus ticket from Toronto to Montreal?

Bus tickets for a trip from Toronto to Montreal cost $77.08 on average. While it’s a bit pricey for a bus ticket, it’s still significantly more cost-effective than flying. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

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If you're planning to travel by bus from Toronto to Montreal in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $65 to $161. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 22, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Montreal this week, bus tickets are available starting at $65.

Monthly average prices

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Taking the bus from Toronto to Montreal is usually cheapest in February, when the average ticket price is only $77. If you're planning to take the bus from Toronto to Montreal during May, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $141. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. Booking in advance, even by a few days, is the best way to find cheap bus tickets.

What bus companies travel from Toronto to Montreal?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Toronto to Montreal that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Megabus usually offers more choice, with 22 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Trailways323h 9m$145.51
Megabus226h 53m$57.60
  • Adirondack Trailways connects areas in New York such as the Adirondacks and Hudson Valley with New York City, serving a total of 94 cities. Some of its top routes include those going to Albany, Ithaca, and Syracuse. Onboard, Adirondack Trailways vehicles have Wi-Fi for internet connectivity on the move and additional amenities, including power outlets, restrooms, air conditioning, overhead lighting, and reclinable seats with footrests.

  • Book Megabus from Toronto to Montreal from $49. There are 22 trips per day offered by Megabus from Toronto to Montreal and you can expect on average to pay for a Megabus ticket to Montreal. In Toronto, Megabus departs to Montreal from Union Station Bus Terminal and one other station. In Montreal, Megabus arrives at St-Antoine O. @ Rue Mansfield .

    An average trip on Megabus from Toronto to Montreal takes 6 hours and 53 minutes , while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Montreal in 6 hours and 25 minutes .

    On weekends, Megabus offers 22 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Montreal.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 15 hours and 3 minutes to cover the 313 miles from Toronto to Montreal. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 25 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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.

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Toronto to Montreal, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Toronto to Montreal every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 22 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 Toronto to Montreal; ticket prices start at $40.26.

City Information

Toronto

Toronto is one of the world’s most culturally diverse cities, making it a great destination for travelers looking for a culturally unique experience. One of the most unique landmarks in the city is the Aga Khan Museum, which boasts a beautiful collection of Islamic, Iranian, and Muslim artifacts. If you are interested in art, the Art Gallery of Ontario is a definite must-see. For those who want to step away from the bustling city and seek the refuge of nature, take a ferry to Centre Isle, which offers plenty of activities such as biking or hiking.

Toronto’s food scene is vast and extremely vibrant due to the city’s multicultural nature. Bar Isabel is a local favorite that offers amazing Spanish dishes with a cozy vibe. For a more posh experience, head over to Alo Restaurant, which features a five-course tasting menu that will take you on a culinary ride.

The main bus station in the city is the Union Station Bus Terminal, served by various intercity bus services, including Greyhound and Ontario Northland. The main train station in Toronto is the adjacent Union Station, which is the hub for VIA Rail’s intercity services. The city’s airport is the Toronto Pearson International Airport, the busiest airport in Canada.

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 Toronto?

Union Station, Toronto, ON - CATORAMT-0

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Union Station, Toronto, ON - CATORAMT-1

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Main departure station: Union Station

Union Station is the center of rail transportation in Toronto and Canada's busiest train terminal. First opened in 1927, the station underwent several redevelopment and renovation projects to reach its current state. In 1999, in recognition of the station's importance to transportation history, it was inducted into the North America Railway Hall of Fame. The current station is served by VIA Rail trains and local public transit. The station currently serves over 72 million commuters each year, and as much as 91% of all Toronto passengers pass through this station. Just walking through the station is the perfect way to get familiar with Toronto's locals!

All bus stations in Toronto:

  • Union Station

  • Union Station Bus Terminal

  • Toronto Borough Dr

Where does the bus arrive in Montreal?

Main arrival station: St-Antoine O. @ Rue Mansfield

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Montreal.

All bus stations in Montreal:

  • St-Antoine O. @ Rue Mansfield

  • Gare d'autocars de Montreal

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