Buses from Montreal to Burlington

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Montreal - Burlington Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from Montreal to Burlington. Traveling by bus from Montreal to Burlington usually takes around 2 hours and 50 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance73 mi (117 km)
Shortest duration2h 35m
Cheapest price$25.00
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Montreal to Burlington

(Based on 4 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Bryce

February 21, 2020- Solo travel

Greyhound

Pros: Very friendly and helpful driver! Cons: Only the outlets on the right side of the bus worked. Tips: wifi only worked in USA.

Pros: Very friendly and helpful driver! Cons: Only the outlets on the right side of the bus worked. Tips: wifi only worked in USA.

5.0

Fanny

September 23, 2019- Couples trip

Greyhound

Pros: The driver, Arnold, was a gem. He loved his job and it showed. Cons: Garbage bags weren't emptied throughout the bus.

Pros: The driver, Arnold, was a gem. He loved his job and it showed. Cons: Garbage bags weren't emptied throughout the bus.

What bus companies travel from Montreal to Burlington?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Montreal to Burlington. Greyhound connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound52h 51m$24.67
  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 5 bus trips from Montreal to Burlington every day, with the average journey taking around 2 hours and 51 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Burlington usually start from $21.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Montreal to Burlington 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 long is the bus ride from Montreal to Burlington?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 50 minutes to cover the 73 miles from Montreal to Burlington. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 35 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Montreal to Burlington at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Montreal to Burlington, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Burlington are there per day?

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Montreal to Burlington every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Montreal to Burlington without transferring.

City Information

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.

Burlington

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Burlington is the most populous city in Vermont and also one of its most exciting cities to visit. Blessed with an amazing landscape and beautiful lakes, the city is a haven for people who enjoy immersing themselves in the great outdoors. In the winter, Burlington is definitely one of the country’s most amazing snow destinations. The best place to enjoy natural fauna in Burlington is at Green Mountain Audubon Center, full of diverse wildlife and rare birds. If you are interested in Burlington's historical and cultural significance, don't hesitate to check out the Shelburne Museum, which features old buildings, a vintage steamboat, and a railroad station. Fans of the famous Ben & Jerry's can also check out the local factory, the only factory in the U.S. that manufactures the delicious ice cream.

Burlington boasts a vibrant food scene with plenty of choices for everyone. For the best breakfast pancakes, check out The Skinny Pancake, which offers both sweet and savory options. Honey Road, with its eclectic Eastern Mediterranean menu, is another superb dining option.

Burlington's Downtown Transit Center is a hub for bus and train travel throughout New England and beyond. The Burlington Airport is about 3 miles from the city center for travelers coming from further afield.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Montreal?

Main departure station: Gare d'autocars de Montreal

Most buses depart from the main station in Montreal.

All bus stations in Montreal:

  • Gare d'autocars de Montreal

Where does the bus arrive in Burlington?

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Main arrival station: Downtown Transit Center

Intercity buses to Burlington and local Green Mountain Transit both operate through the Downtown Transit Center at the corner of Pearl Street and St. Paul Street. A covered boarding area runs the length of St. Paul Street, where passengers board local transit, Vermont Translines, Greyhound, and Amtrak Thruway buses. Although there is no indoor waiting area, there are usually staff at the station if you need information. The station is extremely convenient, located right next to Burlington's charming pedestrian mall, Church Street Marketplace, in the center of town.

All bus stations in Burlington:

  • Downtown Transit Center

  • Burlington Airport Bus Terminal

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