There are 6 ways to get from Vancouver to Montreal by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Montreal  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Montreal (YUL) YVR - YUL

$208 - $563

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Fly to Ottawa, train  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Ottawa (YOW) YVR - YOW
  2. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal

$238 - $751

Train Amtrak  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Everett Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Everett Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Windsor to Toronto
  5. Take the train from Toronto to Montréal

$433 - $1,303

Bus  •  3 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal

$253 - $596

Train  •  4 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Vancouver to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Montréal VIA Rail

$339 - $1,192

Drive  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Montreal 3092.2 miles

$410 - $600

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Vancouver, BC and arriving at Montreal via Calgary, AB and Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 3 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Vancouver to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Vancouver and arriving at Montréal via Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 days 4 h.

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The distance between Vancouver and Montreal is 3685 km. The road distance is 4947.6 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Montreal without a car is to bus which takes 3 days 3 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Vancouver to Montreal, including transfers.

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Vancouver to Montreal bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Vancouver, BC station.

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Vancouver to Montreal train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Vancouver station.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Montreal is to fly which takes 6 h 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 days 16 h, you could also bus, which costs and takes 3 days 3 h.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Montreal Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 33 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Montreal.
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  • Distance: 2303.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 27 min

What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and Montreal, QC, Canada?

Air Canada, WestJet and three other airlines fly from Vancouver to Montreal hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vancouver to Montreal via Everett Amtrak, Chicago Union Station, Detroit Amtrak, Windsor, and Toronto in around 2 days 16 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Montreal via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Ottawa via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Ottawa via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Montreal via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Ottawa via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Vancouver to Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $3,600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Train from Windsor to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$85 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Train from Toronto to Montréal
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $70
Economy
$80 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $170
Business
$120 - $170
Business Plus/Sleeper
$210 - $300
Train from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 days 23 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$280 - $400
Economy
$550 - $750
Economy Plus
$750 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,000
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Everett Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $240
Train from Everett Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
44 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$260 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $75
Online Fare
$70 - $100
Standard Fare
$85 - $130
Refundable
$95 - $140
Bus from Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$170 - $250
Online Fare
$240 - $320
Standard Fare
$290 - $420
Refundable
$310 - $450
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Montreal is 3 h ahead of Vancouver. It is currently 1:43 AM in Vancouver and 4:43 AM in Montreal.

Vancouver to Montreal train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Montréal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Montreal is 4948 km. It takes approximately 2 days 1 h to drive from Vancouver to Montreal.

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Air Transat, WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Montreal Airport.

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There are 840+ hotels available in Montreal. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport is to subway which takes 18 min and costs .

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