There are 10 ways to get from Los Angeles to Montreal by plane, bus, night bus, 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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Fly Los Angeles to Montreal  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Montreal (YUL) LAX - YUL

$199 - $411

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Fly Burbank to Montreal  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Montreal (YUL) BUR - YUL

$198 - $370

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Fly Los Angeles to Burlington, bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Burlington (BTV) LAX - BTV
  2. Take the bus from Burlington Arpt, Vt to Montreal, Pq

$302 - $1,048

Fly Los Angeles to Plattsburgh, night bus  •  12 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Plattsburgh (PBG) LAX - PBG
  2. Take the night bus from Plattsburgh, Ny to Montreal, Pq

$375 - $657

Fly Los Angeles to Ottawa, train  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Ottawa (YOW) LAX - YOW
  2. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal

$211 - $409

Train via Toronto  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Windsor to Toronto
  4. Take the train from Toronto to Montréal

$417 - $1,250

Bus  •  2 days 18 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Columbus, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny 212
  4. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On 252 / ...
  5. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal

$300 - $737

Train  •  2 days 19 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Schenectady Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to Montreal Central Station

$426 - $1,248

Bus via Chicago, Il  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto, ON
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal

$278 - $677

Drive  •  46 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Montreal 2873.2 miles

$380 - $550

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Montreal via Columbus, Oh, Cleveland, Oh, Buffalo, Ny and Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 18 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles station to Montreal station. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Montreal Central Station via Chicago Union Station and Schenectady Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 19 h.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Montreal is 2478 miles. The road distance is 2873.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Montreal without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 18 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 14 min to get from Los Angeles to Montreal, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Montreal bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Los Angeles to Montreal train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Montreal is to fly which takes 8 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 days 10 h, you could also bus, which costs and takes 2 days 18 h.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Montreal Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 8 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Montreal.
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  • Distance: 2478.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 14 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Montreal, QC, Canada?

Air Canada, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Montreal every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from Los Angeles to Montreal via Chicago Union Station, Detroit Amtrak, Windsor, and Toronto in around 2 days 10 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Montreal via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Flights from Burbank to Montreal via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Flights from Burbank to Montreal via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Flights from Burbank to Montreal via Denver, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Flights from Burbank to Montreal via Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Flights from Burbank to Montreal via Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Burlington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Burlington via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Burlington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Plattsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Plattsburgh via San Diego, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Plattsburgh via Denver, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Plattsburgh via Cleveland, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Montreal via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Flights from Burbank to Montreal via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Flights from Burbank to Montreal via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Flights from Burbank to Montreal via Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Flights from Burbank to Montreal via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Flights from Burbank to Montreal via Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Burlington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Montreal via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Burbank to Montreal via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Burlington via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Burlington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Burlington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $430
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Montreal via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Burbank to Montreal via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Burbank to Montreal via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Burlington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Burlington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Burlington via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Burbank to Montreal via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Burlington via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,300
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Plattsburgh via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
9 h 56 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Train from Windsor to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$85 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Train from Toronto to Montréal
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $70
Economy
$80 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $170
Business
$120 - $170
Business Plus/Sleeper
$210 - $300
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
42 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$440 - $650
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
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 Burlington Arpt, Vt to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Night bus from Plattsburgh, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$210 - $350
Flexible
$410 - $550
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$200 - $330
Flexible
$390 - $550
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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Bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
megabus.ca
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
11 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130

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Montreal is 3 h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 5:52 AM in Los Angeles and 8:52 AM in Montreal.

Los Angeles to Montreal train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Montreal Central Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Montreal is 2873 miles. It takes approximately 46 h 5 min to drive from Los Angeles to Montreal.

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Delta, WestJet, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Montreal Airport.

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There are 840+ hotels available in Montreal. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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