Duration 20h 4m
Distance 1354.1 km
Average price $153
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Illinois and Montreal takes 20h 4m and the fastest bus takes 19h 13m. The bus service runs several times per day from Illinois to Montreal. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Chicago, Il
  2. Toronto, ON
  3. Montreal
20h 48m
$123 - $178

Illinois to Montreal bus times

Buses run three times a day between Chicago and Montreal. The earliest departure is at 06:03 in the morning, and the last departure from Chicago is at 23:01 which arrives into Montreal at 19:15. All services require a transfer, and take on average 20h 4m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Illinois to Montreal? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct bus from Illinois to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Loomis & Cermak and arriving at Montreal via Chicago, Il and Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 48m.

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The distance between Illinois and Montreal is 1424 km. The road distance is 1354.1 km.

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Illinois to Montreal bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago, Il station.

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Illinois to Montreal bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, arrive at Montreal station.

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Montreal is 1h ahead of Illinois. It is currently 7:44 AM in Illinois and 8:44 AM in Montreal.

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