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There are 6 ways to get from Detroit to Montreal by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Windsor  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Windsor (YQG) to Montreal (YUL) YQG - YUL

$120 - $310

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus Canada  •  12 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Windsor, ON to Toronto, ON 5509 / 5534 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal 3 stops

$56 - $112

4 alternative options

Fly from Detroit  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Montreal (YUL) DTW - YUL

$175 - $555

Train  •  10 h

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

$138 - $266

Bus via Ottawa, ON  •  15 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Toronto, ON
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON
  3. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ

$68 - $168

Drive  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Montreal 562.2 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Montreal is to bus which costs $55 - $120 and takes 12 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Montreal is to fly which costs $120 - $310 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Windsor, ON and arriving at Montreal via Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 8 min.

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

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The distance between Detroit and Montreal is 522 miles. The road distance is 562.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Montreal without a car is to train which takes 10 h and costs $130 - $270.

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It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Detroit to Montreal, including transfers.

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Detroit to Montreal bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Detroit, MI station.

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

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The best way to get from Detroit to Montreal is to fly which takes 3 h 37 min and costs $120 - $310. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $130 - $270 and takes 10 h, you could also bus, which costs $55 - $120 and takes 12 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Montreal.
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  • Distance: 522 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 37 min

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Montreal, QC, Canada?

Air Canada and Porter Airlines fly from Detroit to Montreal every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Detroit to Montreal via Toronto in around 10 h.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Windsor to Montreal via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Detroit to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Windsor to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Windsor to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Detroit to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Detroit to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Windsor to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $90
EconomyPlus
$80 - $120
Business
$100 - $140
Train from Toronto to Montréal
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $75
Economy
$75 - $110
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Business
$130 - $180
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Windsor, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
Bus from Detroit, MI to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
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
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $50
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 Windsor, On to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
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The quickest flight from Windsor Airport to Montreal Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Montreal is 562 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 6 min to drive from Detroit to Montreal.

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Air Canada and Porter Airlines offer flights from Windsor Airport to Montreal Airport.

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There are 838+ hotels available in Montreal. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Windsor Airport is to line 8 bus which takes 23 min and costs $7.

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