There are 10 ways to get from Montreal to Amherst by bus, train, car or plane

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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Bus Megabus Canada  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreal to Toronto, ON 3 stops / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY 3 stops / ...

$47 - $70

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Train  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls Station
  3. Take the train from Niagara Falls Station to Buffalo

$97 - $293

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  15 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreal, PQ to Ottawa, ON 5846 / 5847 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Buffalo 5355-5365-0311

$50 - $164

Drive  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Montreal to Amherst 389.5 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Montreal to Toronto Island, train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Toronto Island (YTZ) YUL - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls Station
  3. Take the train from Niagara Falls Station to Buffalo

$141 - $483

Fly Montreal to Toronto, train  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Toronto (YYZ) YUL - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls Station
  3. Take the train from Niagara Falls Station to Buffalo

$132 - $450

Fly Montreal to Buffalo  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Buffalo (BUF) YUL - BUF

$129 - $922

Fly Montreal to Hamilton, train  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Hamilton (YHM) YUL - YHM
  2. Take the train from Aldershot to Niagara Falls Station
  3. Take the train from Niagara Falls Station to Buffalo

$155 - $747

Fly Montreal St. Hubert to Toronto Island, train  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Montreal St. Hubert (YHU) to Toronto Island (YTZ) YHU - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls Station
  3. Take the train from Niagara Falls Station to Buffalo

$471 - $1,235

Train to Ottawa, fly to Toronto Island, train  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Ottawa
  2. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto Island (YTZ) YOW - YTZ
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls Station
  4. Take the train from Niagara Falls Station to Buffalo

$169 - $543

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Amherst is to bus which costs $60 - $95 and takes 9 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to Amherst is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 6 h 49 min.

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The distance between Montreal and Amherst is 501 km. The road distance is 623.1 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 37 min to get from Montreal to Amherst, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montreal to Amherst station. However, there are services departing from Montreal and arriving at Main St & University Station via Toronto, ON and Ellicott St & North Division St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 37 min.

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

You can take a bus from Montreal to Amherst via Toronto, ON, Buffalo, NY, and Ellicott St & North Division St in around 9 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Montreal to Amherst via Toronto, Niagara Falls Station, Buffalo, and Erie Canal Harbor Station in around 10 h 17 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Montreal to Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Montreal to Toronto Island via La Macaza
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Montreal to Hamilton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto Island via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Montreal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Montreal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Buffalo via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Montreal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $2,900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Montreal to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Montreal to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Montreal to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Montreal to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Montreal to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Pascan Aviation
Website
pascan.com
Flights from Montreal St. Hubert to Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 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
Train from Toronto to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$30 - $50
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $130
Train from Niagara Falls Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $55
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$20 - $29
Economy
$23 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $55
Business
$30 - $45
Business Plus/Sleeper
$60 - $85
Train from Aldershot to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $65
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$22 - $35
Economy
$27 - $40
Economy Plus
$45 - $65
Business
$35 - $55
Business Plus/Sleeper
$70 - $100
Train from Montréal to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
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 Niagara Falls Amtrak to Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Montreal to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ca.megabus.com
Book at
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Schedules at
ca.megabus.com
Book at
ca.megabus.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $30
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$28 - $45
Bus from Montreal, PQ to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $45
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$30 - $50
Online Fare
$40 - $65
Standard Fare
$55 - $80
Refundable
$60 - $90

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