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There are 7 ways to get from Montreal to La Malbaie by train, car, car ferry, bus or plane

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Recommended option

Train, drive, car ferry  •  8h 52m

  1. Take the train from Montréal to La Pocatière
  2. Drive from La Pocatière to Riviere-du-Loup, QC
  3. Take the car ferry from Riviere-du-Loup, QC to Saint Simeon, QC

$116 - $275

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Montreal, QC to La Malbaie, QC Québec

$70 - $100

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Bus via Quebec  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Montréal to Québec Montréal - Québec
  2. Take the bus from Québec, QC to La Malbaie, QC Québec

$74 - $103

Train, bus  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Québec VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Québec, QC to La Malbaie, QC Québec

$98 - $182

Drive  •  4h 49m

  1. Drive from Montreal to La Malbaie 396.7 km

$40 - $60

Fly from Montreal St. Hubert, bus  •  5h 54m

  1. Fly from Montreal St. Hubert (YHU) to Quebec (YQB) YHU - YQB
  2. Take the bus from Québec, QC to La Malbaie, QC

$314 - $564

Fly from Montreal, bus  •  7h 7m

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Quebec (YQB) YUL - YQB
  2. Take the bus from Québec, QC to La Malbaie, QC

$129 - $958

Montreal → La Malbaie
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in La Malbaie is 1-833-784-4397.

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The social distance requirement in La Malbaie is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Montreal to La Malbaie is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 4h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to La Malbaie is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 4h 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Montreal, QC and arriving at La Malbaie, QC. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 25m.

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The distance between Montreal and La Malbaie is 355 km. The road distance is 396.7 km.

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The best way to get from Montreal to La Malbaie without a car is to bus which takes 6h 25m and costs $70 - $100.

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It takes approximately 8h 52m to get from Montreal to La Malbaie, including transfers.

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Montreal to La Malbaie bus services, operated by Intercar, depart from Montreal, QC station.

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The quickest flight from Montreal St. Hubert Airport to Quebec Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Montreal to La Malbaie bus services, operated by Intercar, arrive at La Malbaie, QC station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montreal to La Malbaie is 397 km. It takes approximately 4h 49m to drive from Montreal to La Malbaie.

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  • Distance: 354.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 52m

What companies run services between Montreal, QC, Canada and La Malbaie, QC, Canada?

Intercar operates a bus from Montreal, QC to La Malbaie, QC 3 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $100 and the journey takes 6h 25m.

Airlines
Pascan Aviation
Website
pascan.com
Flights from Montreal St. Hubert to Quebec
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Air Inuit
Website
airinuit.com
Flights from Montreal to Quebec
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $4,400
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Quebec
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
PAL Airlines
Website
palaerospace.com
Flights from Montreal to Quebec
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Montreal to Quebec
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,400
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to La Pocatière
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $190
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$85 - $95
EconomyPlus
$130 - $190
Business
$110 - $150
Train from Montréal to Québec
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$71 - $77
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Business
$100 - $130
Bus operators
Intercar
Phone
+1 800-806-2167
Email
info@intercar.ca
Website
intercar.qc.ca
Bus from Montreal, QC to La Malbaie, QC
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
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intercar.ca
Bus from Québec, QC to La Malbaie, QC
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Book at
intercar.ca
Ferry operators
Traverse Ferry
Phone
418-862-5094
Website
traverserdl.com
Car ferry from Riviere-du-Loup, QC to Saint Simeon, QC
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $70
Schedules at
traverserdl.com
Adult + Vehicle
$69
Adult no vehicle
$21
Adult + Bicycle
$28
Adult + Motorcycle
$52

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Pascan Aviation offers flights from Montreal St. Hubert Airport to Quebec Airport.

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There are 109+ hotels available in La Malbaie. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Montreal St. Hubert Airport is to taxi which takes 21 min and costs $35 - $50.

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