There are 7 ways to get from Montreal to Hamilton by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Aldershot VIA Rail

$114 - $202

Cheapest option

Rideshare, bus  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the rideshare from Montreal to Toronto
  2. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln. 16 / ...

$50 - $53

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Bus  •  7h 20m

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

$60 - $81

Drive  •  6h 55m

  1. Drive from Montreal to Hamilton 611.3 km

$65 - $100

Fly Montreal to Toronto, bus  •  3h 51m

  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.

$114 - $402

Fly Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City, bus  •  4h 12m

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

$134 - $471

Train to Ottawa, fly to Toronto, bus  •  6h 8m

  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.

$188 - $528

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Hamilton is to rideshare and bus which costs $50 - $53 and takes 6h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to Hamilton is to fly and bus which costs $110 - $410 and takes 3h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montreal to Hamilton. However, there are services departing from Montreal and arriving at Hamilton GO Centre Bus via Bay St At Dundas St West and Union Station Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 20m.

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The distance between Montreal and Hamilton is 557 km. The road distance is 611.3 km.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Hamilton without a car is to train which takes 6h 15m and costs $110 - $210.

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It takes approximately 6h 15m to get from Montreal to Hamilton, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Montreal to Hamilton is to train which takes 6h 15m and costs $110 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $85 and takes 7h 20m.

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The quickest flight from Montreal Airport to Toronto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Montreal to Hamilton bus services, operated by GO Transit, arrive at Hamilton GO Centre Bus station.

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Map of how to get from Montreal to Hamilton.
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  • Distance: 557.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 15m

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

VIA Rail operates a train from Montreal to Hamilton 6 times a week. Tickets cost $100 - $200 and the journey takes 5h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Montreal to Hamilton via Toronto, ON, Bay St At Dundas St West, Bay St At Front St West, and Union Station Bus Terminal in around 7h 20m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City via La Macaza
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Montreal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Montreal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $3,800
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $200
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$75 - $110
Economy
$100 - $150
EconomyPlus
$140 - $200
Business
$180 - $250
Train from Montréal to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$30 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
EconomyPlus
$85 - $120
Business
$85 - $130
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
5h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
megabus.ca
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Hamilton GO Centre Bus
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
GO Transit
Bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
GO Transit
Bus from Pearson Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
GO Transit
Other operators
Ridesharing.com
Website
ridesharing.com
Rideshare from Montreal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
ridesharing.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Montreal to Hamilton is 611 km. It takes approximately 6h 55m to drive from Montreal to Hamilton.

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Air Transat, WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Montreal Airport to Toronto Airport.

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There are 74+ hotels available in Hamilton. Prices start at $90 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Montreal Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 19 min and costs $10.

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