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Journey Information

Montreal to Albany bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$47.00
Shortest Duration4h 20m
Trips per day4
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Montreal to Albany 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 Albany?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $50.00 was the low point for bus fares from Montreal to Albany. Buses from Albany to Montreal are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $50.00 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 24 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $9.00 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 5 hours and 37 minutes to cover the 197 miles (317 kilometers) from Montreal, QC to Albany, NY. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 20 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 Albany 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 Albany, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Montreal to Albany 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.

What bus companies travel from Montreal to Albany?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Montreal, Quebec to Albany, New York. Of these two services, Adirondack Pool usually offers more choice, with 3 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Pool35h 55m$52.78
Greyhound25h 5m$53.00

Book Adirondack Pool from Montreal to Albany from $47. There are 3 trips per day offered by Adirondack Pool from Montreal to Albany and you can expect on average to pay $53 for a Adirondack Pool ticket to Albany. In Montreal, Adirondack Pool departs to Albany from Central Station - Gare d'autocars, In Albany, Adirondack Pool arrives at Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St and one other station. An average trip on Adirondack Pool from Montreal to Albany takes 5 hours and 55 minutes, while the fastest available Adirondack Pool trip will get you to Albany in 4 hours and 20 minutes, On weekends, Adirondack Pool offers 2.923077 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $52 for a weekend trip to Albany.

Book Greyhound from Montreal to Albany from $47. There are 2 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Montreal to Albany and you can expect on average to pay $53 for a Greyhound ticket to Albany. In Montreal, Greyhound departs to Albany from Central Station - Gare d'autocars, In Albany, Greyhound arrives at Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St, An average trip on Greyhound from Montreal to Albany takes 5 hours and 5 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Albany in 4 hours and 20 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $52 for a weekend trip to Albany.

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 Albany?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Albany, New York:

  • Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St
  • SUNY Albany - 1400 Washington Ave at Collins Cir

Price trends for buses from Montreal to Albany

Monthly average prices

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Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Montreal, QC to Albany, NY

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Sidra

July 31, 2019 - Visiting family

Greyhound

Pros: The views. Cons: Leg space. Tips: Bring a Sweater. Pros: The views. Cons: Leg space. Tips: Bring a Sweater.

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