Find bus tickets from Boston to Montreal
Boston to Montreal bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||6h 55m|
|Trips per day||6|
Boston to Montreal Route Map
Frequently Asked Questions
What bus companies run between Boston and Montreal?
Is the bus ride from Boston to Montreal scenic?
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.
Is it safe to travel by bus from Boston to Montreal right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from Boston to Montreal?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $61.00 was the low point for bus fares from Boston to Montreal. Buses from Montreal to Boston are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $61.00 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 1 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $9.75 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 9 hours and 11 minutes to cover the 251 miles (403 kilometers) from Boston, MA to Montreal, QC. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 55 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?
Because many passengers travel from Boston to Montreal 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 Boston?
The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 2:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Boston to Montreal, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Boston to Montreal 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.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Boston to Montreal; ticket prices start at $126.00.
What bus companies travel from Boston to Montreal?
There is one bus company that operates from Boston to Montreal. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
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Where does the bus leave from in Boston?
Most buses depart from the main station in Boston, Massachusetts:
- South Station Bus Terminal
Where does the bus arrive in Montreal?
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Montreal, Quebec:
- Central Station - Gare d'autocars
- Bus Stop
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