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There are 10 ways to get from Montreal to Manhattan by plane, car, subway, train or bus

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Fly Montreal to New York La Guardia  •  4h 35m

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) YUL - LGA

$118 - $568

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Train  •  11h 25m

  1. Take the train from St-Lambert Amtrak Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall Adirondack

$53 - $103

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Drive to Burlington, fly to New York JFK  •  3h 58m

  1. Drive from Montreal to Burlington
  2. Fly from Burlington (BTV) to New York JFK (JFK) BTV - JFK

$144 - $1,630

Fly Montreal to Newark  •  5h 7m

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Newark (EWR) YUL - EWR

$125 - $588

Fly Montreal to New York JFK, subway  •  4h 53m

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to New York JFK (JFK) YUL - JFK
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport to Lexington Av/53 St

$144 - $669

Drive to Burlington, fly to Newark  •  4h 18m

  1. Drive from Montreal to Burlington
  2. Fly from Burlington (BTV) to Newark (EWR) BTV - EWR

$105 - $379

Fly Montreal to Philadelphia, train  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Philadelphia (PHL) YUL - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall

$187 - $510

Train via Schenectady  •  12h 30m

  1. Take the train from St-Lambert Amtrak Station to Schenectady Adirondack
  2. Take the train from Schenectady to New York Penn Station VIA Rail

$96 - $171

Bus  •  13h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Montreal to Cornwall, ON
  2. Take the bus from Hogansburg to SUNY Collins Circle - Albany
  3. Take the bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Midtown

$81 - $123

Drive  •  6h 31m

  1. Drive from Montreal to Manhattan 367.8 miles

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Manhattan is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 6h 31m.

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The fastest way to get from Montreal to Manhattan is to drive and fly. Taking this option will cost $180 - $2,100 and takes 3h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Montreal to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from Gare Centrale and arriving at New York Moynihan Train Hall via St-Lambert Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 25m.

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The distance between Montreal and Manhattan is 329 miles. The road distance is 367.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Manhattan without a car is to train which takes 11h 25m and costs $65 - $130.

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It takes approximately 4h 35m to get from Montreal to Manhattan, including transfers.

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Montreal to Manhattan train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from St-Lambert Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Manhattan is to fly which takes 4h 35m and costs $140 - $750. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $65 - $130 and takes 11h 25m, you could also bus, which costs $100 - $160 and takes 13h 26m.

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The quickest flight from Montreal Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 27m.

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Montreal to Manhattan train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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Map of how to get from Montreal to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 329 miles
  • Duration: 4h 35m

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

Air Canada, American Airlines and Delta fly from Montreal to Manhattan twice daily. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from St-Lambert Amtrak Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 10h 15m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $460
Flights from Montreal to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Montreal to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Montreal to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Montreal to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Montreal to Newark via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Burlington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Burlington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Montreal to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$24 - $350
Flights from Burlington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $310
Flights from Montreal to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$26 - $370
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Burlington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport to Lexington Av/53 St
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
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 Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from St-Lambert Amtrak Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$95 - $140
Train from St-Lambert Amtrak Station to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Schenectady to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$55 - $59
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$80 - $95
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Montreal to Cornwall, ON
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
megabus.ca
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Hogansburg to SUNY Collins Circle - Albany
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Fox Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Midtown
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
gotobus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Montreal to Manhattan is 368 miles. It takes approximately 6h 31m to drive from Montreal to Manhattan.

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Air Canada, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Montreal Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 4175+ hotels available in Manhattan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Montreal Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 29 min and costs $3 - $10.

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