There are 9 ways to get from Buffalo to Montreal by train, bus, 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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Train  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Toronto VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Montréal VIA Rail

$70 - $264

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Bus  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On 252 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal 3 stops

$45 - $95

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Night bus, bus  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On 270
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON
  3. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ

$58 - $141

Drive  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Montreal 396.5 miles

$50 - $80

Thru-Bus to Hamilton, fly  •  6 h 10 min

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

$118 - $636

Train to Billy Bishop Toronto City, fly  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
  2. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Montreal (YUL) YTZ - YUL

$111 - $430

Train to Toronto, fly  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Montreal (YUL) YYZ - YUL

$102 - $397

Fly from Buffalo  •  6 h 43 min

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

$115 - $869

Train, train to London, fly  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo to Aldershot
  2. Take the train from Aldershot to London
  3. Fly from London (YXU) to Montreal (YUL) YXU - YUL

$170 - $756

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No, there is no direct bus from Buffalo to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Buffalo, Ny and arriving at Montreal via Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 5 min.

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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 train which takes 8 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 37 min to get from Buffalo to Montreal, including transfers.

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Buffalo to Montreal bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Buffalo, Ny station.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Montreal is to train which takes 8 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 5 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from Hamilton Airport to Montreal Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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

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Air Canada offers flights from Hamilton Airport to Montreal Airport.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Montreal.
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  • Distance: 320.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 37 min

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

You can take a train from Buffalo to Montreal via Niagara Falls, On, Niagara Falls, and Toronto in around 8 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Buffalo to Montreal via Toronto, On and Toronto, ON in around 10 h 5 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Hamilton to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from London to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from London to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Buffalo to Montreal via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Montreal via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Montreal via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Montreal via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Buffalo to Montreal via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Montreal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Montreal via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $2,900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Montreal via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
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 Buffalo to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $120
Train from Aldershot to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$30 - $50
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $130
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Niagara Falls GO to Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
GO Transit
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 Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
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
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $27
Book at
megabus.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
megabus.ca
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $70
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $45
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Hamilton, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
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

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