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Chicago to Montreal bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$44.00
Shortest Duration22h 45m
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Chicago to Montreal

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Chicago to Montreal is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Chicago to Montreal were $45.29. By booking 13 days out, tickets are on average $29.91 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Chicago to Montreal?

The distance between Chicago and Montreal is approximately 745.06 miles, or 1198.76 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 24 hours and 38 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 22 hours and 45 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 Chicago to Montreal?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Montreal by bus is usually on Sunday. 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. Thursday 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.

Greyhound from Chicago to Montreal has the most daily schedules

On average there are 4 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Chicago to Montreal, with an average of 4 trips per day and 76 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Chicago to Montreal. Of the 4 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

1 carriers offer Chicago to Montreal bus trips


Book Greyhound from Chicago to Montreal from $44.00. There are 4 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Chicago to Montreal and you can expect on average to pay $65.05 for a Greyhound ticket to Montreal. In Chicago, Greyhound departs to Montreal from Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and 3 other stations. In Montreal, Greyhound arrives at Central Station - Gare d'autocars and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Chicago to Montreal takes 24 hours and 39 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Montreal in 22 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $65.06 for a weekend trip to Montreal.

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Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 4 stations that have bus departures from Chicago. Most bus trips to Montreal will depart from:
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • 5800 N Cumberland Ave
Bus trips arrive in Montreal at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Montreal for trips arriving from Chicago:
  • Central Station - Gare d'autocars
  • Bus Stop