There are 10 ways to get from Erie to Montreal by bus, night bus, train, car or plane

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, night bus, train  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny 212
  2. Take the night bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On 270
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Montréal

$84 - $247

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Bus  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny 212
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On 252 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal

$65 - $129

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Train, bus  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Erie Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON
  3. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ

$82 - $276

Train  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Erie Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Buffalo to Toronto
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Montréal

$109 - $321

Drive  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Erie to Montreal 484.3 miles

$60 - $95

Fly from Erie  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Erie (ERI) to Montreal (YUL) ERI - YUL

$225 - $905

Bus, night bus to Billy Bishop Toronto City, fly  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny
  2. Take the night bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
  3. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Montreal (YUL) YTZ - YUL

$125 - $413

Bus, night bus to Toronto, fly  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny
  2. Take the night bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
  3. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Montreal (YUL) YYZ - YUL

$116 - $380

Bus to Pittsburgh, fly  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa
  2. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Montreal (YUL) PIT - YUL

$116 - $273

Bus, Thru-Bus to Hamilton, fly  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny
  2. Take the Thru-Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Hamilton, ON
  3. Fly from Hamilton (YHM) to Montreal (YUL) YHM - YUL

$133 - $675

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Erie to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Erie, Pa and arriving at Montreal via Buffalo, Ny and Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Erie to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Erie Amtrak and arriving at Montréal via Buffalo and Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 2 min.

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The distance between Erie and Montreal is 401 miles. The road distance is 484.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Erie to Montreal without a car is to bus and night bus and train which takes 10 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 34 min to get from Erie to Montreal, including transfers.

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Erie to Montreal bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Erie, Pa station.

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Erie to Montreal train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Erie Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Erie to Montreal is to train which takes 12 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 6 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 7 h 18 min.

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There is no direct flight from Erie Airport to Montreal Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 14 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Erie to Montreal.
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  • Distance: 401.4 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 34 min

What companies run services between Erie, PA, USA and Montreal, QC, Canada?

You can take a train from Erie to Montreal via Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak, Buffalo, and Toronto in around 12 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Erie to Montreal via Buffalo, Ny, Toronto, On, and Toronto, ON in around 12 h 6 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Pittsburgh to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Hamilton to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Erie to Montreal via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Erie to Montreal via Detroit, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Erie to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,300
Flights from Pittsburgh to Montreal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $2,900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Erie to Montreal via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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
$85 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $170
Business
$120 - $170
Business Plus/Sleeper
$220 - $310
Train from Buffalo to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
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 Erie Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Erie Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
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 Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Night bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Erie, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$21 - $35
Online Fare
$26 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Hamilton, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$13 - $27
Standard Fare
$21 - $35
Refundable
$25 - $40
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $27
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megabus.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
megabus.ca

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Erie to Montreal is 484 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 30 min to drive from Erie to Montreal.

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WestJet, American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Erie Airport to Montreal Airport.

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There are 840+ hotels available in Montreal. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Erie to Erie Airport is to line 31 bus which takes 28 min and costs .

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