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There are 11 ways to get from Amherst to Montreal by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny 277 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Montreal, Pq 4008 / ...

$50 - $116

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Bus Trailways New York  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Northampton to Albany, NY
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Montréal, QC Via Montreal

$52 - $92

Train  •  13 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Montreal Central Station Adirondack

$84 - $201

Bus, train  •  14 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Northampton to Albany, NY
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Montreal Central Station Adirondack

$64 - $158

Bus, night bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny 277 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Albany, Ny to Montreal, Pq 4036 / ...

$50 - $116

Drive  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Amherst to Montreal 286.7 miles

$35 - $55

Bus, bus to Boston, fly to Montreal  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Amherst, MA to Springfield, MA
  2. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Boston, Ma
  3. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Montreal (YUL) BOS - YUL

$123 - $344

Bus, train to Hartford, fly to Montreal  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Amherst, MA to Springfield, MA
  2. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak to Hartford Amtrak
  3. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Montreal (YUL) BDL - YUL

$214 - $503

Train to Newark, fly to Montreal  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Montreal (YUL) EWR - YUL

$157 - $429

Bus to Boston, fly to Massena, bus  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Boston, Ma
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Massena (MSS) BOS - MSS
  3. Take the bus from Cornwall, ON to Montreal, PQ

$105 - $293

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly to Montreal  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak to New Haven Union Station
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Montreal (YUL) LGA - YUL

$197 - $536

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The cheapest way to get from Amherst to Montreal is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 5 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amherst to Montreal is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 5 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amherst to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Amherst, MA and arriving at Montreal, Pq via Springfield, Ma and Albany, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

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The distance between Amherst and Montreal is 225 miles. The road distance is 286.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Amherst to Montreal without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 30 min and costs $50 - $120.

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It takes approximately 10 h 30 min to get from Amherst to Montreal, including transfers.

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Amherst to Montreal bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Springfield, Ma station.

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The best way to get from Amherst to Montreal is to bus which takes 10 h 30 min and costs $50 - $120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $80 - $210 and takes 13 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Montreal Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 19 min.

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Amherst to Montreal bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Montreal, Pq station.

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Map of how to get from Amherst to Montreal.
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  • Distance: 224.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 30 min

What companies run services between Amherst, MA, USA and Montreal, QC, Canada?

You can take a bus from Amherst to Montreal via Springfield, MA, Springfield, Ma, and Albany, Ny in around 10 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amherst to Montreal via Springfield, MA, Springfield Amtrak, and Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak in around 13 h 23 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Boston to Montreal via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Hartford to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Montreal via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Newark to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Montreal via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Montreal via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Boston to Massena
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $200
Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Springfield Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Montreal Central Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Springfield Amtrak to Hartford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from Springfield Amtrak to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Springfield Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $100
Business Seat
$75 - $130
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Albany, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Northampton to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Amherst, MA to Springfield, MA
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Springfield to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
peterpanbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Montréal, QC
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Cornwall, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Book at
megabus.ca

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Yes, the driving distance between Amherst to Montreal is 287 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to drive from Amherst to Montreal.

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Air Canada offers flights from Boston Airport to Montreal Airport.

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