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Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny 277 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Montreal, Pq 4028 / ...

$49 - $115

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Bus Trailways New York  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Springfield, MA to Albany, NY 0410 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Montréal, QC Via Montreal

$59 - $95

Train, bus  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak to Essex Junction-Burlington Amtrak Vermonter
  2. Take the bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to Montreal, Pq 3537 / ...

$66 - $167

Train  •  13 h 32 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 - $200

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 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Amherst, MA - 79 South Pleasant Street to Springfield, MA
  2. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Boston, Ma
  3. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Montreal (YUL) BOS - YUL

$128 - $371

Bus, bus to Hartford, fly to Montreal  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Amherst, MA - 79 South Pleasant Street to Springfield, MA
  2. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Hartford, Ct
  3. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Montreal (YUL) BDL - YUL

$206 - $500

Bus to Boston, fly to Plattsburgh, night bus  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Boston, Ma
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Plattsburgh (PBG) BOS - PBG
  3. Take the night bus from Plattsburgh, Ny to Montreal, Pq

$120 - $279

Bus, bus to Albany, fly to Massena  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Amherst, MA - 79 South Pleasant Street to Springfield, MA
  2. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny
  3. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Massena (MSS) ALB - MSS
  4. Take the bus from Cornwall, ON to Kirkland, QC
  5. Take the bus from Kirkland, PQ to Montreal, PQ

$86 - $174

Bus to Albany, fly to Ogdensburg, train  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny
  2. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Ogdensburg (OGS) ALB - OGS
  3. Take the train from Brockville to Montréal

$92 - $211

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly to Montreal  •  10 h 3 min

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

$201 - $553

Questions & Answers

The distance between Amherst and Montreal is 360 km. The road distance is 459 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Amherst to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Amherst, MA - 79 South Pleasant Street and arriving at Montreal, Pq via Springfield, Ma and Albany, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 23 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 23 min to get from Amherst to Montreal, including transfers.

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 8 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amherst to Montreal via Springfield, MA, Springfield Amtrak, and Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak in around 13 h 32 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Boston to Montreal via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Hartford to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Boston to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
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
Peninsula Airways
Website
penair.com
Flights from Boston to Plattsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Albany to Ogdensburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Albany to Massena
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Springfield Amtrak to Essex Junction-Burlington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
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 New Haven Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Brockville to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$65 - $95
Business
$60 - $90
Business Plus/Sleeper
$110 - $160
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Albany, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$16 - $20
Night bus from Plattsburgh, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Springfield, MA to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Amherst, MA - 79 South Pleasant Street to Springfield, MA
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
peterpanbus.com
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Montréal, QC
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Megabus CA
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Cornwall, ON to Kirkland, QC
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ca.megabus.com
Book at
ca.megabus.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Kirkland, PQ to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $23
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$8 - $13
Online Fare
$8 - $21
Standard Fare
$15 - $23
Refundable
$18 - $27

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