There are 9 ways to get from Chicago to Montreal by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Montreal  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Montreal (YUL) ORD - YUL

$139 - $466

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  19 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Toronto, On 5530 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal 3 stops / ...

$85 - $185

7 alternative options

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Burlington, bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Burlington (BTV) ORD - BTV
  2. Take the bus from Burlington Arpt, Vt to Montreal, Pq

$188 - $535

Fly Chicago Midway to Montreal  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Montreal (YUL) MDW - YUL

$109 - $395

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Ottawa, train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Ottawa (YOW) ORD - YOW
  2. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal

$207 - $646

Train via Toronto  •  14 h 59 min

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

$142 - $430

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  21 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto, ON
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON
  3. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ

$90 - $224

Train  •  23 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to Montreal Central Station Adirondack

$151 - $422

Drive  •  14 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Montreal 844.8 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Montreal is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 14 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Montreal is to fly which costs $130 - $470 and takes 5 h 34 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Montreal is 748 miles. The road distance is 844.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to get from Chicago to Montreal, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Montreal via Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chicago station to Montreal station. However, there are services departing from Chicago Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Montreal Central Station via Schenectady Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 56 min.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Montreal is to fly which takes 5 h 34 min and costs $130 - $470. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $140 - $430 and takes 14 h 59 min, You could also bus, which costs $85 - $190 and takes 19 h 15 min..

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Montreal.
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  • Distance: 748.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 34 min

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

Air Canada, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Chicago to Montreal every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chicago to Montreal via Detroit Amtrak, Windsor, and Toronto in around 14 h 59 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Montreal via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Montreal via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to Montreal via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to Montreal via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ottawa via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Montreal via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Train from Windsor to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak 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 Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 18 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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 Chicago, Il to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Megabus Canada
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
3 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 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $24
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50

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