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

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Bus  •  11 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma 3525 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Montreal, Pq 3533 / ...

$52 - $127

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Train, bus via Burlingt Transit Ctr  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Transportation Center to Boston North Station
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Downtown Transit Center Burlington
  3. Take the bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to Montreal, Pq

$70 - $149

Bus via Hanover  •  13 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Logan Airport
  2. Take the bus from Boston Logan Int. Airport to Dartmouth College/Hanover Inn
  3. Take the bus from Hanover to Montreal, Pq

$77 - $135

Train, bus  •  13 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Transportation Center to Boston North Station Downeaster
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Montreal, Pq 3533 / ...

$69 - $165

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Montreal 259.6 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Wells Amtrak to Boston North Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Montreal (YUL) BOS - YUL

$139 - $356

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The cheapest way to get from Maine to Montreal is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maine to Montreal is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maine to Montreal. However, there are services departing from City Hall and arriving at Montreal, Pq via Portland, Me and Boston, Ma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 54 min.

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The distance between Maine and Montreal is 230 miles. The road distance is 259.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Maine to Montreal without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 54 min and costs $50 - $130.

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It takes approximately 11 h 54 min to get from Maine to Montreal, including transfers.

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Maine to Montreal bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Portland, Me station.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Montreal Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 14 min.

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Maine to Montreal bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Montreal, Pq station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maine to Montreal is 260 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to drive from Maine to Montreal.

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Map of how to get from Maine to Montreal.
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  • Distance: 230.3 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 54 min

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

You can take a bus from Portland to Montreal via Congress St + Valley St, Portland, Me, and Boston, Ma in around 11 h 54 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Boston to Montreal via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Transportation Center to Boston North Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Wells Amtrak to Boston North Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
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 Portland, Me to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Boston, Ma to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Hanover to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Concord Coach Lines
Megabus
Dartmouth Coach
Website
dartmouthcoach.com
Bus from Boston Logan Int. Airport to Dartmouth College/Hanover Inn
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
dartmouthcoach.com

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