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There are 4 ways to get from Montreal to St. John's by plane, train, bus, ferry, car or car ferry

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Fly from Montreal  •  5h 6m

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

$174 - $704

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Train to Ottawa, fly  •  7h 39m

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Ottawa
  2. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to St Johns (YYT) YOW - YYT

$214 - $948

Train, bus, ferry  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax
  2. Take the bus from Halifax 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

$387 - $551

Drive, car ferry  •  32h 18m

  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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Montreal to St. John's is to drive and car ferry which costs $290 - $420 and takes 32h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to St. John's is to fly which costs $220 - $950 and takes 5h 6m.

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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 1h and costs $500 - $750.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m 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 2h 30m.

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St. John's is 1h 30m ahead of Montreal. It is currently 1:17 PM in Montreal and 2:47 PM in St. John's.

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

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There are 61+ hotels available in St. John's. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Montreal Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 21m 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: 5h 6m

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 2 hours.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to St Johns
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Montreal to St Johns via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Montreal to St Johns via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Montreal to St Johns via Halifax
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Ottawa to St Johns
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Ottawa to St Johns via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Ottawa to St Johns via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Montreal to St Johns via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to St Johns via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
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
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $90
Business
$65 - $95
Train from Montréal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21h 51m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$120 - $140
Economy
$150 - $210
EconomyPlus
$180 - $260
Business
$270 - $380
Bus operators
DRL-LR
Website
drl-lr.com
Bus from Whitbourne to St. John’s MUN University Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
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
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$88 - $93
Schedules at
marineatlantic.ca
Car ferry from North Sydney, NS to Port aux Basques
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Schedules at
marineatlantic.ca

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