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Boston to Montreal bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$42.00
Shortest Duration6h 55m
Trips per day7
bus carriers1
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Overall score for Boston to Montreal
Based on 10 reviews

Based on 10 reviews
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 40 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
October 8, 2019Visiting family
Wifi was not effective
Wifi need to be available i was able to use on my way to Boston Not but not working from BOS to Montreal
September 15, 2019Visiting family
Good Nice
Just fine
September 10, 2019Solo travel
The driver was extremely funny and careful.
July 27, 2019Vacation
It’s direct, fast and not too expensive. Easy to find.
The bus could be cleaner and the driver more friendly and helpful.

What bus companies run between Boston and Montreal?

The only bus company that runs between Boston and Montreal is Greyhound. Greyhound offers at least 3 daily trips, all of them direct routes. The earliest bus departs at 8 a.m. and the latest departs at 11 p.m. The trip takes between 7 and 8 hours depending on traffic, and costs around $58.91. You can enjoy amenities such as free WiFi, onboard restrooms, AC, extra legroom and power outlets on Greyhound buses.

Is the bus ride from Boston to Montreal scenic?

Most of the routes from Boston to Montreal are scenic by car or bus. You will drive through some of the most beautiful states in New England, such as Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. If traveling in autumn, you are likely to see some gorgeous fall foliage along the way, along with rolling hills and mountains.

Do they check passports on the bus from Boston to Montreal?

Yes, you must have a passport or proof of citizenship when crossing the border from the U.S. into Canada. This may include an Enhanced Driver’s Licence or Enhanced Identity Card, or you can use a Trusted Traveler Program Card (such as a FAST card). Passengers without a valid type of identification will not be able to enter Canada.

At the U.S. / Canada border, all passengers are required to get off the bus with their belongings to pass through security. At this time, any unclaimed belongings will be requisitioned by officials.

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

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Boston to Montreal were $55.92.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Boston to Montreal is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 26 days out, tickets are on average $16.08 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Boston to Montreal?

The distance between Boston and Montreal 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 2 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 55 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 Boston to Montreal?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Boston to Montreal by bus is usually on Saturday. 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.

What bus companies travel from Boston to Montreal?

On average there are 7 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Boston to Montreal, with an average of 7 trips per day and 150 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Boston to Montreal. Of the 7 trips there are 2 trips that are direct connections to Montreal.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Boston to Montreal start at $126.00.

1 carriers offer Boston to Montreal bus trips


Book Greyhound from Boston to Montreal from $42.00. There are 7 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Boston to Montreal and you can expect on average to pay $63.19 for a Greyhound ticket to Montreal. In Boston, Greyhound departs to Montreal from South Station Bus Terminal, In Montreal, Greyhound arrives at Central Station - Gare d'autocars and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Boston to Montreal takes 9 hours and 2 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Montreal in 6 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 7 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $67.61 for a weekend trip to Montreal.

Power outlet
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Buses to Montreal depart from one main station in Boston:
  • South Station Bus Terminal
Buses 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 Boston:
  • Central Station - Gare d'autocars
  • Bus Stop