There are 3 ways to get from Montreal to St. John's by plane, train, bus, ferry, car or car ferry

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Fly  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to St Johns (YYT) YUL - YYT

$175 - $705

2 alternative options

Train, bus, ferry  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax
  2. Take the bus from Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel to North Sydney, NS
  3. Take the ferry from North Sydney, NS to Argentia
  4. Take the bus from Whitbourne to St. John’s MUN University Centre

$339 - $644

Drive, car ferry  •  32 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Montreal to North Sydney, NS
  2. Take the car ferry from North Sydney, NS to Port aux Basques
  3. Drive from Port aux Basques to St. John's

$222 - $316

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The cheapest way to get from Montreal to St. John's is to drive and car ferry which costs $280 - $410 and takes 32 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to St. John's is to fly which costs $220 - $950 and takes 5 h 2 min.

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The distance between Montreal and St. John's is 1608 km.

The best way to get from Montreal to St. John's without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 2 days 1 h and costs $430 - $850.

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Montreal to St. John's, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Montreal Airport to St Johns Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 26 min.

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St. John's is 1 h 30 min ahead of Montreal. It is currently 11:26 AM in Montreal and 12:56 PM in St. John's.

WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Montreal Airport to St Johns Airport.

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There are 64+ hotels available in St. John's. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Montreal Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 21 min and costs $4.

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Map of how to get from Montreal to St. John's.
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  • Distance: 1005.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 2 min

What companies run services between Montreal, QC, Canada and St. John's, NL, Canada?

Air Canada and WestJet fly from Montreal to St. John's every 4 hours.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to St Johns
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Montreal to St Johns via Halifax
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Montreal to St Johns via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21 h 51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $150
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $350
Business
$270 - $380
Business Plus/Sleeper
$480 - $700
Bus operators
DRL-LR
Website
drl-lr.com
Bus from Whitbourne to St. John’s MUN University Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
drl-lr.com
Ferry operators
Marine Atlantic
Phone
+1 800-341-7981
Website
marineatlantic.ca
Ferry from North Sydney, NS to Argentia
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$89 - $94
Schedules at
marineatlantic.ca
Car ferry from North Sydney, NS to Port aux Basques
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Schedules at
marineatlantic.ca

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