There are 6 ways to get from Montreal to Elmira by night bus, 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.

Recommended option

Night bus, bus  •  11 h

  1. Take the night bus from Montreal, Pq to Albany, Ny
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Binghamton, NY
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton to Elmira

$75 - $135

5 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Albany, Ny
  2. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 277
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 207 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Binghamton to Elmira

$78 - $169

Train, bus  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to Schenectady Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Schenectady, NY to Binghamton, NY
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton to Elmira

$87 - $177

Bus, Thru-Bus  •  22 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreal, PQ to Ottawa, ON
  2. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY
  3. Take the Thru-Bus from Syracuse, NY to Binghamton, NY
  4. Take the bus from Binghamton to Elmira

$91 - $220

Drive  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Montreal to Elmira 340.2 miles

$45 - $65

Fly  •  6 h 32 min

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

$157 - $1,010

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Elmira is to drive which costs $55 - $90 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 - $90 and takes 6 h 23 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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It takes approximately 11 h to get from Montreal to Elmira, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montreal to Elmira. However, there are services departing from Montreal, Pq and arriving at Elmira via State St & S. Pearl St - S. Pearl Station, Albany, NY and Binghamton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h.

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Map of how to get from Montreal to Elmira.
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  • Distance: 287.3 miles
  • Duration: 11 h

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

You can take a bus from Montreal to Elmira via Albany, Ny, Syracuse, Ny, Binghamton, Ny, and Binghamton in around 12 h 8 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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Elmira/Corning via New York La Guardia, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Elmira/Corning via Toronto, Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Montreal to Elmira/Corning via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Montreal to Elmira/Corning via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Montreal, Pq to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Albany, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Schenectady, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
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
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $50
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $65
Online Fare
$55 - $85
Standard Fare
$75 - $110
Refundable
$80 - $120
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$14 - $28
Standard Fare
$22 - $35
Refundable
$26 - $40

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