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There are 11 ways to get from East Lansing to Montreal by bus, plane, 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.

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Bus to Detroit, fly to Montreal  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW McNamara Terminal
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Montreal (YUL) DTW - YUL

$196 - $585

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Bus via Ann Arbor, MI  •  15h 20m

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to Blake Transit Center
  2. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, MI to Windsor, ON
  3. Take the bus from Windsor International Transit Terminal to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
  4. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Montreal, QC- 997 Saint-Antoine St W

$72 - $96

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Bus, line 261 bus, line 2222 bus to Windsor, fly to Montreal  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW McNamara Terminal
  2. Take the line 261 bus from Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal to Cass & Michigan
  3. Take the line 2222 bus from Rosa Parks Transit Center to Windsor Transit Terminal
  4. Fly from Windsor (YQG) to Montreal (YUL) YQG - YUL

$148 - $347

Fly Lansing to Montreal  •  8h 16m

  1. Fly from Lansing (LAN) to Montreal (YUL) LAN - YUL

$148 - $1,008

Bus to Detroit, fly to Burlington, bus  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW McNamara Terminal
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Burlington (BTV) DTW - BTV
  3. Take the bus from Burlington Arpt, Vt to Montreal, Pq

$209 - $872

Fly Lansing to Burlington, bus  •  10h 3m

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

$171 - $845

Bus, train via Windsor  •  14h

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing, Mi to Detroit, Mi
  2. Take the train from Windsor to Toronto
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Montréal

$152 - $307

Bus, train  •  15h 9m

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to Blake Transit Center
  2. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, MI to Toronto, ON - Royal York Hotel
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Montréal

$120 - $243

Train  •  15h 44m

  1. Take the train from East Lansing Amtrak Station to Port Huron Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Sarnia to Toronto
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Montréal

$162 - $333

Bus  •  17h 36m

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW North Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Dearborn Amtrak, Mi to Toronto, On
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Montreal, QC- 997 Saint-Antoine St W

$79 - $133

Drive  •  11h 4m

  1. Drive from East Lansing to Montreal 626.6 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from East Lansing to Montreal is to bus which costs $70 - $100 and takes 15h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from East Lansing to Montreal is to bus and fly which costs $190 - $600 and takes 5h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Lansing to Montreal. However, there are services departing from East Lansing Marriott and arriving at Montreal, QC- 997 Saint-Antoine St W via Ann Arbor, MI, Windsor International Transit Terminal and Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 20m.

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The distance between East Lansing and Montreal is 576 miles. The road distance is 626.6 miles.

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The best way to get from East Lansing to Montreal without a car is to bus and train which takes 15h 9m and costs $120 - $250.

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It takes approximately 5h 58m to get from East Lansing to Montreal, including transfers.

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East Lansing to Montreal bus services, operated by Michigan Flyer, depart from East Lansing Marriott station.

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The best way to get from East Lansing to Montreal is to fly which takes 8h 16m and costs $140 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $100 and takes 15h 20m, you could also train, which costs $160 - $340 and takes 15h 44m.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Montreal Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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East Lansing to Montreal bus services, operated by First Choice Bus Service, arrive at Montreal, QC- 997 Saint-Antoine St W station.

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Map of how to get from East Lansing to Montreal.
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  • Distance: 576.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 58m

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

Delta, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from East Lansing to Montreal hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Lansing to Montreal via Blake Transit Center, Ann Arbor, MI, Windsor, ON, Windsor International Transit Terminal, and Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street in around 15h 20m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Montreal
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Lansing to Montreal via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Lansing to Montreal via Detroit, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Lansing to Burlington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Lansing to Burlington via Detroit, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Lansing to Burlington via Detroit, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Montreal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Lansing to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to Burlington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Detroit to Burlington via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Lansing to Burlington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Lansing to Burlington via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Lansing to Burlington via Chicago O'Hare, Newark
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Lansing to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,000
Flights from Lansing to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Lansing to Montreal via Reagan Washington, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Lansing to Burlington via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Lansing to Burlington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Lansing to Burlington via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Lansing to Burlington via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Detroit to Montreal
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Detroit to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Windsor to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Windsor to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Windsor to Montreal via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Detroit to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
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
4h 6m
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
4h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $75
Economy
$75 - $110
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Business
$130 - $180
Train from Sarnia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$85 - $120
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from East Lansing Amtrak Station to Port Huron Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW McNamara Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Bus from East Lansing Marriott to Blake Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW North Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Southeast Michigan SMART
Phone
+1 866-962-5515
Website
smartbus.org
Bus from Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal to Cass & Michigan
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Transit Windsor
Phone
519-255-2489
Email
311@citywindsor.ca
Website
citywindsor.ca
Bus from Rosa Parks Transit Center to Windsor Transit Terminal
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
citywindsor.ca
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
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from East Lansing, Mi to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Dearborn Amtrak, Mi to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ann Arbor, MI to Toronto, ON - Royal York Hotel
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$29 - $45
Online Fare
$35 - $60
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$55 - $80
Bus from Ann Arbor, MI to Windsor, ON
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $27
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$10 - $15
Online Fare
$11 - $24
Standard Fare
$18 - $27
Refundable
$22 - $35
First Choice Bus Service
Phone
647-561-9346
Website
firstchoicebusservice.com
Bus from Windsor International Transit Terminal to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
firstchoicebusservice.com
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Montreal, QC- 997 Saint-Antoine St W
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
firstchoicebusservice.com

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