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There are 5 ways to get from Montreal to Elmira by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreal to Brockville
  2. Take the bus from Brockville, ON to Syracuse, NY
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Elmira, NY

$55 - $145

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Train, bus  •  13 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to Schenectady Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Elmira, NY

$95 - $212

Drive  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Montreal to Elmira 340.2 miles

$45 - $65

Fly to Elmira/Corning  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) YUL - ELM

$152 - $992

Fly to Ithaca, bus  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Ithaca (ITH) YUL - ITH
  2. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Elmira, NY

$231 - $1,542

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The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Elmira is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 6 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to Elmira is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 6 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montreal to Elmira. However, there are services departing from Montreal and arriving at Elmira, NY via Brockville, ON and Syracuse, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

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The distance between Montreal and Elmira is 460 km. The road distance is 544.3 km.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Elmira without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 35 min and costs $70 - $190.

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It takes approximately 9 h 35 min to get from Montreal to Elmira, including transfers.

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Montreal to Elmira bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, depart from Montreal station.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Elmira is to bus which takes 9 h 35 min and costs $70 - $190. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $200 - $1,300 and takes 6 h 26 min.

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There is no direct flight from Montreal Airport to Elmira/Corning Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Montreal to Elmira bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Elmira, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Montreal to Elmira.
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  • Distance: 287.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 35 min

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

You can take a bus from Montreal to Elmira via Brockville, Brockville, ON, and Syracuse, NY in around 9 h 35 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Montreal to Elmira hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Montreal to Elmira/Corning via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Elmira/Corning via New York JFK, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Elmira/Corning via New York La Guardia, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Elmira/Corning via Toronto, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flights from Montreal to Ithaca via New York La Guardia, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Montreal to Elmira/Corning via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Montreal to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Montreal to Ithaca via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Montreal to Ithaca via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Montreal to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Ithaca via New York JFK, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Montreal Central Station to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 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
Train from Schenectady Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Montreal to Brockville
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Book at
megabus.ca
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Brockville, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $90
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $50
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Montreal to Elmira is 544 km. It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to drive from Montreal to Elmira.

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WestJet, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Montreal Airport to Elmira/Corning Airport.

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There are 23+ hotels available in Elmira. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Montreal Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 21 min and costs $4.

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