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There are 9 ways to get from Cornell University to Montreal by bus, train, car, plane, shuttle or night bus

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Albany, NY
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Montreal Central Station

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Toronto, ON
  2. Take the bus from Toronto Union Station to Montreal

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Bus, train via Binghamton

  1. Take the bus from Schwartz Performing Arts Center to Binghamton, NY
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Schenectady
  3. Take the train from Schenectady to Montreal Central Station

Bus, train via Utica

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Syracuse, NY
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Utica, NY
  3. Take the train from Utica Amtrak Station to Schenectady
  4. Take the train from Schenectady to Montreal Central Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Cornell University to Montreal

Fly from Ithaca

  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Montreal (YUL)

Bus, shuttle to Toronto, fly

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Buffalo, NY
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Buffalo Airport to Toronto Airport
  3. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Montreal (YUL)

Bus to Billy Bishop Toronto City, fly

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Toronto, ON
  2. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Montreal (YUL)

Night bus to New York La Guardia, fly

  1. Take the night bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Montreal (YUL)
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The cheapest way to get from Cornell University to Montreal is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 5h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Cornell University to Montreal is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 5h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cornell University to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Ithaca, NY and arriving at Montreal via Toronto Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 21m.

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The distance between Cornell University and Montreal is 412 km. The road distance is 490.9 km.

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The best way to get from Cornell University to Montreal without a car is to bus and train which takes 13h 17m and costs $65 - $95.

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It takes approximately 13h 17m to get from Cornell University to Montreal, including transfers.

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Cornell University to Montreal bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Ithaca, NY station.

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The best way to get from Cornell University to Montreal is to bus which takes 14h 21m and costs $60 - $95. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $260 - $490 and takes 7h 32m.

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There is no direct flight from Ithaca Airport to Montreal Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 42m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Cornell University to Montreal.
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  • Distance: 411.7 km
  • Duration: 13h 17m

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

You can take a bus from Cornell University to Montreal via Ithaca, NY, Toronto, ON, and Toronto Union Station in around 14h 21m. Alternatively, United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Cornell University to Montreal every 4 hours.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Toronto to Montreal via London
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Toronto to Montreal via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $130
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ithaca to Montreal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Ithaca to Montreal via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ithaca to Montreal via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Ithaca to Montreal via Charlotte, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
9h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ithaca to Montreal via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Flair Airlines
Website
flyflair.com
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $470
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Montreal Central Station
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$270 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$85 - $130
Train from Schenectady to Montreal Central Station
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$260 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Train from Utica Amtrak Station to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$230 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Utica to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$25 - $40
Business
$85 - $90
Economy
$51 - $53
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Utica, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
ourbus.com
Night bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
ourbus.com
Shortline Bus
Phone
+1 (866) 912-6224
Email
shortline@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Schwartz Performing Arts Center to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Trailways
Phone
+1 800-858-8555
Website
trailways.com
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
trailways.com
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
customerservice@megabus.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Toronto Union Station to Montreal
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
megabus.ca
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Yes, the driving distance between Cornell University to Montreal is 491 km. It takes approximately 5h 42m to drive from Cornell University to Montreal.

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

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