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There are 9 ways to get from Buffalo to Montreal by bus, train, 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, train  •  8h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - Royal York Hotel Ny
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Montréal VIA Rail

$89 - $185

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Bus First Choice Bus Service  •  8h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street Ny / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Montreal, QC- 997 Saint-Antoine St W Toronto-Montreal / ...

$36 - $86

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Train  •  10h 11m

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

$121 - $239

Bus via Ottawa, ON  •  12h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street Ny / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON
  3. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ

$56 - $146

Drive  •  6h 56m

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Montreal 396.5 miles

$50 - $80

Bus to Billy Bishop Toronto City, fly  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - Royal York Hotel
  2. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Montreal (YUL) YTZ - YUL

$105 - $371

Bus to Toronto, fly  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - Royal York Hotel
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Montreal (YUL) YYZ - YUL

$96 - $338

Bus to Hamilton, fly  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Hamilton, ON
  2. Fly from Hamilton (YHM) to Montreal (YUL) YHM - YUL

$118 - $636

Fly from Buffalo  •  6h 58m

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Montreal (YUL) BUF - YUL

$115 - $855

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Montreal is to bus which costs $35 - $90 and takes 8h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Montreal is to bus and fly which costs $100 - $380 and takes 5h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buffalo to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street and arriving at Montreal, QC- 997 Saint-Antoine St W via Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Buffalo to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Buffalo and arriving at Montréal via Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 11m.

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The distance between Buffalo and Montreal is 320 miles. The road distance is 396.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Montreal without a car is to bus and train which takes 8h 14m and costs $85 - $190.

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It takes approximately 8h 14m to get from Buffalo to Montreal, including transfers.

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Buffalo to Montreal bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street station.

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

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Montreal is to bus which takes 8h 21m and costs $35 - $90. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $240 and takes 10h 11m, you could also fly, which costs $110 - $900 and takes 6h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Montreal.
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  • Distance: 320.4 miles
  • Duration: 8h 14m

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Montreal, QC, Canada?

You can take a bus from Buffalo to Montreal via Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street in around 8h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Buffalo to Montreal via Toronto in around 10h 11m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Hamilton to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal via La Macaza
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Buffalo to Montreal via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Buffalo to Montreal via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Montreal via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Montreal via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Montreal via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Montreal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Montreal via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $2,900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Montreal via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Montreal via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Montréal
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $75
Economy
$75 - $110
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Business
$130 - $180
Train from Buffalo to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $90
Business
$65 - $95
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - Royal York Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$28 - $45
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$29 - $45
Bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $24
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Hamilton, ON
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$13 - $27
Standard Fare
$21 - $35
Refundable
$25 - $35
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Book at
megabus.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
megabus.ca
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 Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
First Choice Bus Service
Phone
647-561-9346
Website
firstchoicebusservice.com
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Montreal, QC- 997 Saint-Antoine St W
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
firstchoicebusservice.com

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The quickest flight from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Montreal Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Buffalo to Montreal bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Montreal, PQ station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Montreal is 397 miles. It takes approximately 6h 56m to drive from Buffalo to Montreal.

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Air Canada and Porter Airlines offer flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Montreal Airport.

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There are 886+ hotels available in Montreal. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Buffalo Airport is to line 204 bus which takes 17m and costs $2.

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