There are 12 ways to get from Montreal to Amherst by bus, train, car, plane or night bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 41 min

  1. 4015
  2. 220 / ...

$50 - $115

11 alternative options

Bus Trailways New York  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Via Albany
  2. 0410 / ...

$61 - $94

Bus, train  •  10 h 43 min

  1. 3536 / ...
  2. Vermonter

$66 - $164

Train  •  12 h 22 min

  1. Adirondack
  2. Lake Shore Limited

$85 - $195

Drive  •  5 h 5 min

  1. 286.4 miles

$35 - $55

Fly Montreal to Boston, bus  •  7 h 54 min

  1. YUL - BOS

$129 - $358

Fly Montreal to Hartford, bus  •  7 h 12 min

  1. YUL - BDL

$207 - $501

Bus to Plattsburgh, fly to Boston, bus  •  8 h 34 min

  1. PBG - BOS

$123 - $268

Bus to Massena, fly to Albany, bus  •  9 h 18 min

  1. MSS - ALB

$81 - $156

Train to Ogdensburg, fly to Albany, bus  •  9 h 37 min

  1. OGS - ALB

$93 - $210

Night bus to Lebanon, fly to Boston, bus  •  11 h 1 min

  1. LEB - BOS

$126 - $315

Fly Montreal to New York La Guardia, train  •  10 h 38 min

  1. YUL - LGA

$202 - $554

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

You can take a bus from Montreal to Amherst via Albany, Ny, Springfield, Ma, and Springfield, MA in around 8 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Montreal to Amherst via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak, Springfield Amtrak, and Springfield, MA in around 12 h 22 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Montreal to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Ogdensburg to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Flights from Lebanon to Boston
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $170
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Montreal to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Montreal to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Peninsula Airways
Website
penair.com
Flights from Plattsburgh to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Massena to Albany
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Essex Junction-Burlington Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
Train from Montreal Central Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once 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 Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Brockville
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$65 - $95
Business
$60 - $90
Business Plus/Sleeper
$110 - $160
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Montreal, Pq to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Albany, Ny to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Montreal, Pq to Burlingt Transit Ctr
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Boston, Ma to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Hartford, Ct to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$16 - $20
Bus from Montreal, Pq to Plattsburgh, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Night bus from Montreal, Pq to White River Jct, Vt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Montréal, QC to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Springfield, MA
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Springfield, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Springfield, MA to Amherst, MA - 79 South Pleasant Street
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
peterpanbus.com
Megabus CA
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Montreal to Cornwall, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ca.megabus.com
Book at
ca.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Montreal and Amherst is 360 km. The road distance is 458 km.

The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Amherst is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 5 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Montreal to Amherst is to drive which takes 5 h 5 min and costs $45 - $70.

No, there is no direct bus from Montreal to Amherst. However, there are services departing from Montreal, Pq and arriving at Amherst, MA - 79 South Pleasant Street via Albany, Ny and Springfield, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 41 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 41 min to get from Montreal to Amherst, including transfers.