There are 9 ways to get from Montreal to Hamilton by train, bus, 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

Train, bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln. 16

$60 - $180

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreal, PQ to Ottawa, ON
  2. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON
  3. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Hamilton GO Centre Bus 16

$54 - $174

7 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreal, PQ to Kingston, Ontario
  2. Take the bus from Kingston, Ontario to Scarborough, ON
  3. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln. 16

$61 - $95

Drive  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Montreal to Hamilton 379.8 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Montreal to Toronto Island, bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Toronto Island (YTZ) YUL - YTZ
  2. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.

$103 - $364

Fly Montreal to Toronto, bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Toronto (YYZ) YUL - YYZ
  2. Take the bus from Pearson Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.

$90 - $321

Fly Montreal to Hamilton  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Hamilton (YHM) YUL - YHM

$110 - $623

Train to Ottawa, fly to Toronto, bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Ottawa
  2. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto (YYZ) YOW - YYZ
  3. Take the bus from Pearson Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.

$133 - $404

Train to Ottawa, fly to Toronto Island, bus  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Ottawa
  2. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto Island (YTZ) YOW - YTZ
  3. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.

$131 - $427

What companies run services between Montreal, QC, Canada and Hamilton, ON, Canada?

You can take a bus from Montreal to Hamilton via Kingston, Ontario, Scarborough Town Centre, ON, and Union Station Bus Terminal in around 8 h 58 min. Alternatively, Air Canada flies from Montreal to Hamilton twice daily.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Toronto Island
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Toronto
Avg. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Montreal to Hamilton
Avg. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Avg. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto Island via Montreal
Avg. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Montreal to Toronto Island
Avg. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Montreal to Toronto Island via La Macaza
Avg. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto Island
Avg. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Montreal to Toronto
Avg. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Montreal to Toronto
Avg. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $2,900
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Toronto
Avg. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$85 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $170
Business
$120 - $180
Business Plus/Sleeper
$220 - $310
Train from Montréal to Ottawa
Avg. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Bus operators
GO Transit
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
Avg. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Hamilton GO Centre Bus
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Bus from Pearson Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
Avg. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Megabus CA
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Montreal, PQ to Kingston, Ontario
Avg. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Kingston, Ontario to Scarborough, ON
Avg. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
ca.megabus.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Montreal, PQ to Ottawa, ON
Avg. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $24
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$29 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON
Avg. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$27 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$50 - $75

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's unique Travel Guides provide useful and timely information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Travelling around the UAE, Want to know more about Flixbus? and Heading to Europe? Read this before you buy a Eurail Pass - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

How far is it from Montreal to Hamilton?

The distance between Montreal and Hamilton is 557 km. The road distance is 608 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Montreal to Hamilton?

The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Hamilton is to drive which costs $80 and takes 6 h 52 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Montreal to Hamilton?

The quickest way to get from Montreal to Hamilton is to fly which takes 3 h 38 min and costs $250.

Is there a direct bus between Montreal and Hamilton?

No, there is no direct bus from Montreal to Hamilton. However, there are services departing from Montreal, PQ and arriving at Main St. W. @ Summers Ln. via Kingston, Ontario, Scarborough Town Centre, ON and Union Station Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 58 min.

How long does it take to get from Montreal to Hamilton?

It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Montreal to Hamilton, including transfers.