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There are 7 ways to get from Montreal to South Boston by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Montreal  •  3h 52m

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Boston (BOS) YUL - BOS

$105 - $294

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Bus via Burlington  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Burlingt Transit Ctr 3536 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Downtown Transit Center Burlington to Boston, MA

$38 - $63

5 alternative options

Bus to Massena, fly  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Montreal to Cornwall, ON
  2. Fly from Massena (MSS) to Boston (BOS) MSS - BOS

$82 - $238

Train to Ottawa, fly  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Ottawa
  2. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Boston (BOS) YOW - BOS

$144 - $362

Bus  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Boston, Ma 3536 / ...

$35 - $55

Train  •  13h 10m

  1. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Adirondack
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station Lake Shore Limited

$75 - $110

Drive  •  5h 33m

  1. Drive from Montreal to South Boston 314.3 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Montreal to South Boston is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 5h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to South Boston is to fly which costs $130 - $390 and takes 3h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Montreal, Pq and arriving at Boston, Ma. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Montreal station to South Boston station. However, there are services departing from Montreal Central Station and arriving at Boston Back Bay Station via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 10m.

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The distance between Montreal and South Boston is 407 km. The road distance is 502.9 km.

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The best way to get from Montreal to South Boston without a car is to bus via Burlington which takes 7h 25m and costs $50 - $85.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from Montreal to South Boston, including transfers.

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Montreal to South Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Montreal, Pq station.

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Montreal to South Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Montreal Central Station.

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The best way to get from Montreal to South Boston is to fly which takes 3h 52m and costs $130 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus via Burlington, which costs $50 - $85 and takes 7h 25m, you could also train, which costs $95 - $150 and takes 13h 10m.

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  • Distance: 254.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 52m

What companies run services between Montreal, QC, Canada and South Boston, MA, USA?

Air Canada flies from Montreal to South Boston every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Montreal to South Boston via Burlingt Transit Ctr and Downtown Transit Center Burlington in around 7h 25m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Montreal to Boston via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Massena to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Boston via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$24 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $90
Business
$65 - $95
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 Montreal Central Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $100
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $90
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 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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megabus.ca
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Montreal, Pq to Burlingt Transit Ctr
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Montreal, Pq to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $95
Megabus

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The quickest flight from Montreal Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 17m.

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Montreal to South Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Boston, Ma station.

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Montreal to South Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston Back Bay Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montreal to South Boston is 503 km. It takes approximately 5h 33m to drive from Montreal to South Boston.

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Air Canada offers flights from Montreal Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 877+ hotels available in South Boston. Prices start at $134 USD per night.

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

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