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Trip Summary

There is usually just one train option from New York to Montreal per day. The average train journey from New York to Montreal takes 11 hours and 41 minutes, though some trains might be a few minutes slower or faster.

Distance332 mi (534 km)
Fastest train11h 41m
Lowest price$107.00
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Adirondack
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from New York to Montreal

(Based on 14 ratings and reviews)

4.8

5.0

ROCHELLE

April 23, 2024- Vacation

Amtrak Adirondack

Pros: Beautiful scenery and pleasant people. Cons: I wish the foot rest under the seat could be pulled up all the way so that it was parallel to the seat. Tips: none.

5.0

Deborah

March 25, 2024- Vacation

Amtrak Adirondack

Pros: I love Wanderu and Amtrak and VIA Rail. Cons: WIFI.

4.0

Charlie

July 27, 2023- Vacation

Amtrak Adirondack

Pros: Express. Cons: Seat a bit, but for the price, very decent.

4.0

Pierre

May 25, 2023- Vacation

Amtrak Adirondack

The food is not too great, but maybe it is fine in view of the trip's cost.

5.0

Anna

April 5, 2023- Visiting friends

Amtrak Adirondack

Pros: Punctual despite inclement weather. Cons: Restaurant car attentivness. Tips: Lay back and relax. You are in good hands!

New York to Montreal Route Map

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Price trends for trains from New York to Montreal

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Which train should you take from New York to Montreal?

Amtrak Adirondack is the one and only train line which connects New York to Montreal. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Adirondack111h 41m$107.00
  • Amtrak Adirondack is a cross-border international rail service linking New York City with Montreal in Canada. The ride across the state is very comfortable with generous seat widths and legroom, an onboard café service, power outlets for passenger use, and complimentary WiFi- not to mention gorgeous views of the Hudson Valley.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between New York and Montreal is approximately 332 miles, or 534 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 41 minutes,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains 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 train 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.

Trains departing from New York to Montreal tend to have the most passengers on Monday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Monday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Monday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves New York at 8:00am and arrives in Montreal around 11 hours later.

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Montreal with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Montreal to New York.

City Information

New York

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New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in New York?

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Main departure station: NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

Pennsylvania Station, or just Penn Station, is the main train station in New York City. All Amtrak trains to and from NYC use Penn Station as their only train stop in Manhattan. Penn Station offers easy connections to various other types of transportation, including commuter rail (the Long Island Rail Road and the NJ Transit both operate out of Penn Station), airport transit, and six lines of the NYC Subway, making it the busiest train station in the Western Hemisphere. Located in the heart of Manhattan, right by the world-famous Madison Square Garden, Penn Station is close to various points of interest such as Times Square and the Empire State Building, as well as many restaurants and retail stores.

All train stations in New York:

  • NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

Where is the train station in Montreal?

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Main arrival station: Gare Centrale

Established in 1943, the Gare Centrale is one of the most important intercity rail stations in Montreal,offering high-speed rail services to as many as 11 million customers per year. The station is the centerpiece of the Québec City-Windsor corridor, the busiest intercity rail service area in the country. The city's train services are operated by VIA Railand Amtrak, with several destinations including Toronto and Windsor. The station is large and well-appointed, containing two parking facilities and a shopping and restaurant complex. Other amenities include bicycle facilities and disabled access.

All train stations in Montreal:

  • Gare Centrale

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