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Montreal to Boston bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$55.00
Shortest Duration7h 50m
Trips per day4
bus carriers1
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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Montreal to Boston
4.6
Based on 9 reviews

Based on 9 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
4.1
Value
3.4
Condition
4.6
Lea
4.0
October 7, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Efficient Spacious and confortable seats working outlet plugs
Cons
No WiFi!!! Even though phone was connected there was not connection
Jaume
4.0
September 9, 2019Solo travel
Pros
It was nice that the bus had lavatory, and electricity ports.
Cons
The Wi-Fi never worked even though they sell tickets with it included.
Tips
There's a and stop of 10 minutes in the middle of the trip to rest, buy some food and drinks.
Jean Carmelo
5.0
September 6, 2019Vacation
Pros
Everything Thank you
Olivia
4.0
July 18, 2019Visiting family
Pros
The drivers were careful , mindful of others. Not too many people on the bus so I was able to use 2 seats, then more comfortable.
Cons
The bathroom smells needed some air freshener or something to prevent the smell throughout the bus.
Tips
Buy your ticket online otherwise it will be way more expensive at the counter. In addition to faster check in.
Edward
4.0
June 16, 2019Vacation
Pros
The first driver was OK, the second not so much... bad driving, and had an attitude.
Cons
Driver professionalism, WiFi connectivity to the internet, as told.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it best to take a train, bus or fly from Montreal to Boston?

The cheapest option is to take a bus from Montreal to Boston. On average, tickets can be purchased for around $59.68. The duration of the trip is about 8 hours, the earliest bus leaving at 8 a.m. and latest leaving at 11 p.m.

The fastest way to get from Montreal to Boston is to fly. A nonstop flight can take a little over an hour, while a connecting flight can take around 4 hours. Ticket prices average between $200 and $300, depending on the carrier.

There is no direct train from Montreal to Boston.

Do you need a passport when traveling from Montreal to Boston?

Yes, you must show your passport or proof of citizenship when crossing the border into the United States. Identification options include an Enhanced Driver’s Licence or Enhanced Identity Card, or you can use a Trusted Traveler Program Card (such as a FAST card). You will not be able to travel from Canada to the U.S. without a valid type of identification.

At the U.S. border, all passengers must disembark the bus with their belongings to pass through security. All unclaimed items will be possessed by officials at that time.

How much does a bus ticket from Montreal to Boston cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Montreal to Boston were $55.00.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Montreal to Boston is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 23 days out, tickets are on average $18.03 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Montreal to Boston?

The distance between Montreal and Boston is approximately 250.50 miles, or 403.04 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 9 hours and 12 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 50 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Montreal to Boston?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Montreal to Boston by bus is usually on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Friday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Montreal to Boston?

On average there are 4 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Montreal to Boston, with an average of 4.283 trips per day and 64.25 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Montreal to Boston. Of the 4 trips there are 3 trips that are direct connections to Boston.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Montreal to Boston start at $181.00.

1 carriers offer Montreal to Boston bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Montreal to Boston from $55.00. There are 4.283333 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Montreal to Boston and you can expect on average to pay $67.38 for a Greyhound ticket to Boston. In Montreal, Greyhound departs to Boston from Central Station - Gare d'autocars, In Boston, Greyhound arrives at South Station Bus Terminal,

An average trip on Greyhound from Montreal to Boston takes 9 hours and 13 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Boston in 7 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 4.555556 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $72.48 for a weekend trip to Boston.

Avg. Time
9h 13m
Avg. Price
$67.38
Buses to Boston depart from one main station in Montreal:
  • Central Station - Gare d'autocars
Buses from Montreal arrive in Boston at one main station:
  • South Station Bus Terminal

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