There are 7 ways to get from Champaign to Montreal by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Montreal  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Champaign (CMI) to Montreal (YUL) CMI - YUL

$192 - $1,225

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  22 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Toronto, On
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal

$99 - $234

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Fly to Burlington, bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Champaign (CMI) to Burlington (BTV) CMI - BTV
  2. Take the bus from Burlington Arpt, Vt to Montreal, Pq

$255 - $1,062

Train via Toronto  •  18 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Windsor to Toronto
  4. Take the train from Toronto to Montréal

$174 - $506

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  25 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign - Illinois Terminal to Union Station, Jackson & Canal
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto, ON
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON
  4. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ

$114 - $256

Train  •  27 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Schenectady Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to Montreal Central Station

$183 - $504

Drive  •  16 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Champaign to Montreal 946.2 miles

$120 - $190

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No, there is no direct bus from Champaign to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Champaign, Il and arriving at Montreal via Chicago, Il and Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Champaign to Montreal station. However, there are services departing from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak and arriving at Montreal Central Station via Chicago Union Station and Schenectady Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 47 min.

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The distance between Champaign and Montreal is 834 miles. The road distance is 946.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Champaign to Montreal without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Champaign to Montreal, including transfers.

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Champaign to Montreal bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Champaign, Il station.

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Champaign to Montreal train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Champaign to Montreal is to fly which takes 4 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 18 h 33 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 22 h 37 min.

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There is no direct flight from Champaign Airport to Montreal Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Champaign to Montreal bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, arrive at Montreal station.

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Map of how to get from Champaign to Montreal.
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  • Distance: 834.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

What companies run services between Champaign, IL, USA and Montreal, QC, Canada?

American Airlines, Air Canada and United Airlines fly from Champaign to Montreal hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Champaign to Montreal via Chicago Union Station, Detroit Amtrak, Windsor, and Toronto in around 18 h 33 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Champaign to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Champaign to Montreal via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Champaign to Montreal via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Flights from Champaign to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Champaign to Burlington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Champaign to Burlington via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Champaign to Burlington via Chicago O'Hare, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Champaign to Burlington via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Champaign to Burlington via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Champaign to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Champaign to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$440 - $650
Train from Schenectady Amtrak to Montreal Central Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Windsor to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Train from Toronto to Montréal
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$80 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $170
Business
$120 - $170
Business Plus/Sleeper
$210 - $300
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 Burlington Arpt, Vt to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Champaign, Il to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Chicago, Il to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Megabus Canada
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Champaign - Illinois Terminal to Union Station, Jackson & Canal
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $31
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
11 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
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
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75
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
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $50

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Montreal is 1 h ahead of Champaign. It is currently 2:46 PM in Champaign and 3:46 PM in Montreal.

Champaign to Montreal train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Montreal Central Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Champaign to Montreal is 946 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 25 min to drive from Champaign to Montreal.

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United Airlines, Air Canada and American Airlines offer flights from Champaign Airport to Montreal Airport.

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There are 840+ hotels available in Montreal. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Champaign to Champaign Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs .

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