There are 9 ways to get from Montreal to Nelson by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly Montreal to Castlegar  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Castlegar (YCG) YUL - YCG

$417 - $495

Cheapest option

Fly Montreal to Kelowna, bus  •  14 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Kelowna (YLW) YUL - YLW
  2. Take the bus from Kelowna, BC to Nelson, BC

$242 - $561

7 alternative options

Fly Montreal to Cranbrook, bus  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Cranbrook (YXC) YUL - YXC
  2. Take the bus from Cranbrook, BC to Nelson

$341 - $1,052

Train to Ottawa, fly to Castlegar  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Ottawa
  2. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Castlegar (YCG) YOW - YCG

$435 - $1,418

Fly Montreal to Trail, bus  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Trail (YZZ) YUL - YZZ
  2. Take the bus from Trail to Nelson

$411 - $1,576

Train, bus, drive  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Toronto
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Chicago - Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Spokane Intermodal, WA to Kettle Falls, WA
  5. Drive from Kettle Falls, WA to Christina Lake
  6. Take the bus from Christina Lake, BC to Nelson, BC

$374 - $1,116

Bus  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the bus from Montreal to Toronto, ON
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Winnipeg, MB
  3. Take the bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB
  4. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Nelson

$264 - $615

Train, bus  •  4 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Boston Bar
  3. Take the bus from Boston Bar, BC to Hope, BC
  4. Take the bus from Hope, BC to Nelson, BC

$378 - $1,388

Drive  •  45 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Montreal to Nelson 2818.7 miles

$370 - $550

What companies run services between Montreal, QC, Canada and Nelson, BC, Canada?

Air Canada and United Airlines fly from Montreal to Nelson hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Montreal to Nelson via Toronto, ON, Winnipeg, MB, and Calgary, AB in around 2 days 21 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Castlegar via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
12 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Castlegar via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Castlegar via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Castlegar via Edmonton, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Castlegar via Toronto, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Castlegar via Victoria, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10 h 37 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Cranbrook via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Montreal to Cranbrook via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Cranbrook via Winnipeg, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Montreal to Cranbrook via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Cranbrook via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Cranbrook via Edmonton, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Cranbrook via Toronto, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Cranbrook via Victoria, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10 h 57 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Castlegar via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Castlegar via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Castlegar via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Castlegar via Toronto, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Castlegar via Montreal, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Castlegar via Winnipeg, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10 h 37 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Castlegar via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,500
Flights from Montreal to Kelowna via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Montreal to Kelowna via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Montreal to Kelowna via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Montreal to Kelowna via Edmonton, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Montreal to Kelowna via Toronto, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Montreal to Trail via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Montreal to Trail via Toronto, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Montreal to Trail via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Montreal to Trail via Edmonton, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Montreal to Trail via Victoria, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Montreal to Trail via Chicago O'Hare, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Flights from Montreal to Trail via Minneapolis, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Montreal to Kelowna via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Kelowna via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Kelowna via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Kelowna via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
10 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Kelowna via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Kelowna via Toronto, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$65 - $90
Business
$55 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Train from Montréal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $180
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$85 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $180
Business
$120 - $180
Business Plus/Sleeper
$220 - $310
Train from Toronto to Boston Bar
Ave. Duration
3 days 9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$280 - $400
Economy
$550 - $750
Economy Plus
$700 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,000
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak
Ave. Duration
37 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$230 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$410 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,300
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Cranbrook, BC to Nelson
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $50
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$18 - $27
Online Fare
$22 - $40
Standard Fare
$30 - $50
Refundable
$35 - $55
Bus from Kelowna, BC to Nelson, BC
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$24 - $35
Online Fare
$29 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $60
Refundable
$45 - $65
Bus from Trail to Nelson
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $27
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$10 - $15
Online Fare
$11 - $24
Standard Fare
$19 - $27
Refundable
$22 - $35
Bus from Toronto, ON to Chicago - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $95
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
Bus from Christina Lake, BC to Nelson, BC
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$13 - $19
Online Fare
$14 - $29
Standard Fare
$22 - $35
Refundable
$26 - $40
Bus from Toronto, ON to Winnipeg, MB
Ave. Duration
30 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$110 - $160
Online Fare
$150 - $210
Standard Fare
$180 - $270
Refundable
$200 - $290
Bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$70 - $110
Online Fare
$95 - $140
Standard Fare
$120 - $180
Refundable
$130 - $190
Bus from Calgary, AB to Nelson
Ave. Duration
11 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $65
Online Fare
$55 - $85
Standard Fare
$75 - $110
Refundable
$80 - $120
Bus from Boston Bar, BC to Hope, BC
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $27
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$10 - $15
Online Fare
$10 - $24
Standard Fare
$18 - $27
Refundable
$22 - $35
Bus from Hope, BC to Nelson, BC
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$35 - $55
Online Fare
$45 - $70
Standard Fare
$60 - $90
Refundable
$65 - $100
Gold Line
Website
gold-line.us
Bus from Spokane Intermodal, WA to Kettle Falls, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $80
Schedules at
gold-line.us
Megabus CA

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Montreal and Nelson is 3266 km. The road distance is 4510 km.

The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Nelson is to fly and bus which costs $300 - $750 and takes 14 h 53 min.

The quickest way to get from Montreal to Nelson is to fly and bus which takes 12 h 1 min and costs $500 - $2,000.

No, there is no direct bus from Montreal to Nelson. However, there are services departing from Montreal and arriving at Nelson via Toronto, ON, Winnipeg, MB and Calgary, AB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 21 h.

It takes approximately 12 h 12 min to get from Montreal to Nelson, including transfers.