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

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Fly from Ithaca  •  4 h 49 min

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

$209 - $1,422

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Bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Syracuse, NY
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Brockville, ON
  3. Take the bus from Brockville, ON to Montreal, PQ

$52 - $141

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Bus to Elmira/Corning, fly  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Elmira, NY
  2. Fly from Elmira/Corning (ELM) to Montreal (YUL) ELM - YUL

$115 - $658

Bus via Albany, NY  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Binghamton, NY 212
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Albany, NY
  3. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Montréal, QC

$75 - $125

Bus, train  •  13 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Syracuse, NY
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Schenectady Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to Montreal Central Station

$87 - $209

Drive  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Ithaca to Montreal 307.3 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Ithaca to Montreal is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 5 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ithaca to Montreal is to fly which costs $200 - $1,500 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ithaca to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Ithaca, NY and arriving at Montreal, PQ via Syracuse, NY and Brockville, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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The distance between Ithaca and Montreal is 258 miles. The road distance is 307.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Montreal without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 35 min and costs $50 - $150.

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Ithaca to Montreal, including transfers.

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Ithaca to Montreal bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Ithaca, NY station.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Montreal is to fly which takes 4 h 49 min and costs $200 - $1,500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $150 and takes 8 h 35 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ithaca Airport to Montreal Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 3 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Ithaca to Montreal.
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  • Distance: 258.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Ithaca to Montreal every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ithaca to Montreal via Syracuse, NY and Brockville, ON in around 8 h 35 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ithaca to Montreal via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,800
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Montreal via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Montreal via Detroit, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Montreal via Detroit, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Montreal via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Montreal via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ithaca to Montreal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Montreal via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ithaca to Montreal via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Flights from Ithaca to Montreal via Philadelphia, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Syracuse to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $50
Economy
$45 - $70
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$70 - $110
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Montréal, QC
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Brockville, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $90
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $45
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Brockville, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Book at
megabus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Ithaca, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26

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Yes, the driving distance between Ithaca to Montreal is 307 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to drive from Ithaca to Montreal.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Ithaca 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 Ithaca to Ithaca Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs $16 - $19.

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