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Montreal to Washington DC bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||13h 15m|
|Trips per day||2|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Montreal to Washington 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 Montreal to Washington DC?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $106.00 was the low point for bus fares from Montreal to Washington. Buses from Washington DC to Montreal are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $106.00 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 3 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $46.00 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 14 hours and 27 minutes to cover the 489 miles (787 kilometers) from Montreal, QC to Washington, DC. However, the fastest bus only takes 13 hours and 15 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 Washington DC 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, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Montreal?
The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Montreal to Washington DC, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are usually only 2 buses per day from Montreal to Washington DC. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Montreal to Washington DC; ticket prices start at $104.00.
What bus companies travel from Montreal to Washington DC?
There is one bus company that operates from Montreal to Washington DC. Greyhound is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
Book Greyhound from Montreal to Washington from $79. There are 2 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Montreal to Washington DC and you can expect on average to pay $97 for a Greyhound ticket to Washington. In Montreal, Greyhound departs to Washington from Central Station - Gare d'autocars, In Washington, Greyhound arrives at Union Station, An average trip on Greyhound from Montreal to Washington takes 14 hours and 28 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Washington in 13 hours and 15 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $91 for a weekend trip to Washington.
Where does the bus leave from in Montreal?
Most buses depart from the main station in Montreal, Quebec:
- Central Station - Gare d'autocars
Where does the bus arrive in Washington DC?
All buses from Montreal arrive at one main station in Washington, District of Columbia:
- Union Station
Price trends for buses from Montreal to Washington DC
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