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

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Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreal to Alma, PQ Montréal

$60 - $95

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Québec VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Quebec to Alma, PQ Montréal

$70 - $202

Train  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Hebertville VIA Rail

$70 - $178

Drive  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Montreal to Alma 298.1 miles

$35 - $60

Fly from Montreal, bus  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Saguenay (YBG) YUL - YBG
  2. Take the bus from Chicoutimi to Alma, PQ

$145 - $608

Fly from Montreal St. Hubert, bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Montreal St. Hubert (YHU) to Saguenay (YBG) YHU - YBG
  2. Take the bus from Chicoutimi to Alma, PQ

$245 - $1,008

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The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Alma is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to Alma is to fly and bus which costs $180 - $800 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Montreal and arriving at Alma, PQ. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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The distance between Montreal and Alma is 369 km. The road distance is 477 km.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Alma without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 45 min and costs $80 - $120.

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The bus from Montreal to Alma, PQ takes 6 h 45 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Montreal to Alma bus services, operated by Intercar, depart from Montreal station.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Alma is to bus which takes 6 h 45 min and costs $80 - $120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $90 - $230 and takes 8 h 37 min.

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The quickest flight from Montreal Airport to Saguenay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Montreal to Alma bus services, operated by Intercar, arrive at Alma, PQ station.

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Map of how to get from Montreal to Alma.
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  • Distance: 230.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 45 min

What companies run services between Montreal, QC, Canada and Alma, QC, Canada?

Intercar operates a bus from Montreal to Alma once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 6 h 45 min. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from Montreal to Alma 4 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $150 and the journey takes 8 h 24 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Saguenay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Pascan Aviation
Website
pascan.com
Flights from Montreal St. Hubert to Saguenay
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Québec
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
Economy Plus
$75 - $110
Business
$75 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $190
Train from Montréal to Hebertville
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$75 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $150
Business
$110 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Intercar
Phone
+1 800-806-2167
Website
intercar.qc.ca
Bus from Montreal to Alma, PQ
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
intercar.ca
Book at
intercar.ca
Bus from Quebec to Alma, PQ
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Schedules at
intercar.ca
Book at
intercar.ca
Bus from Chicoutimi to Alma, PQ
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
intercar.ca
Book at
intercar.ca

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