There are 7 ways to get from Boston to Quebec by bus, train, night bus, car, rideshare or plane

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Bus, train  •  12h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to Montreal, Pq 3533 / ...
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Québec VIA Rail

$127 - $216

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to Montreal, Pq 3533 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, QC to Québec, QC Québec / ...

$98 - $137

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Train  •  19h 29m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to St-Lambert Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Québec

$194 - $417

Night bus, train  •  11h 21m

  1. Take the night bus from Boston South Buses to Montreal, Pq 3541
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Québec VIA Rail

$126 - $215

Drive  •  6h 56m

  1. Drive from Boston to Quebec 635.7 km

$70 - $110

Bus, rideshare  •  13h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Boston Logan Int. Airport to Hanover
  2. Take the bus from Hanover to Montreal, Pq
  3. Take the rideshare from Montreal to Quebec City

$105 - $129

Fly  •  6h 16m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Quebec (YQB) BOS - YQB

$116 - $458

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Quebec is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 6h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Quebec is to fly which costs $80 - $330 and takes 6h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Quebec. However, there are services departing from Boston South Buses and arriving at Québec, QC via Montreal, QC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Quebec. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Québec via New York Penn Station and Saint-Lambert. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 29m.

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The distance between Boston and Quebec is 495 km. The road distance is 635.7 km.

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The best way to get from Boston to Quebec without a car is to bus and train which takes 12h 1m and costs $90 - $160.

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It takes approximately 12h 1m to get from Boston to Quebec, including transfers.

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Boston to Quebec bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston South Buses station.

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Boston to Quebec train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Quebec is to bus which takes 12h 20m and costs $70 - $100. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $140 - $300 and takes 19h 29m, you could also fly, which costs $80 - $330 and takes 6h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Quebec.
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  • Distance: 495.4 km
  • Duration: 12h 1m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Quebec, QC, Canada?

You can take a bus from Boston to Quebec via Montreal, QC in around 12h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to Quebec via New York Penn Station and Saint-Lambert in around 19h 29m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Quebec via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Boston to Quebec via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Quebec via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Boston to Quebec via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Boston to Quebec via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Boston to Quebec via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Boston to Quebec via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Quebec via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Québec
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$40 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$95 - $140
Business
$110 - $150
Train from Saint-Lambert to Québec
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$40 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$95 - $140
Business
$100 - $150
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 Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$90 - $140
Train from New York Penn Station to St-Lambert Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
10h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Premium
$320 - $450
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Seat
$130 - $190
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$85 - $180
Business Class Seat
$140 - $250
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 Boston South Buses to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $130
Bus from Hanover to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$65 - $95
Intercar
Phone
+1 800-806-2167
Email
info@intercar.ca
Website
intercar.qc.ca
Bus from Montreal, QC to Québec, QC
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
intercar.ca
Dartmouth Coach
Website
dartmouthcoach.com
Bus from Boston Logan Int. Airport to Hanover
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
dartmouthcoach.com
Book at
webstore.dartmouthcoach.com
Other operators
Ridesharing.com
Website
ridesharing.com
Rideshare from Montreal to Quebec City
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
ridesharing.com

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There is no direct flight from Boston Airport to Quebec Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 8m and has one stopover.

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Boston to Quebec bus services, operated by Intercar, arrive at Québec, QC station.

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Boston to Quebec train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Québec station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Quebec is 636 km. It takes approximately 6h 56m to drive from Boston to Quebec.

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Porter Airlines, American Airlines, WestJet and two other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Quebec Airport.

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There are 488+ hotels available in Quebec. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 0 min and costs $1 - $11.

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