There are 7 ways to get from Montreal to Vancouver by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly Montreal to Vancouver  •  7h 2m

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Vancouver (YVR) YUL - YVR

$283 - $765

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Train to Ottawa, fly to Vancouver  •  9h 33m

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Ottawa
  2. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Vancouver (YVR) YOW - YVR

$332 - $1,031

Fly Montreal to Abbotsford, shuttle  •  10h 30m

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Abbotsford (YXX) YUL - YXX
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Abbotsford Airport to Vancouver, BC - Waterfront Station

$312 - $1,042

Train, bus  •  2 days 16h

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Windsor
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Chicago, IL
  4. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Everett Amtrak Station
  5. Take the train from Everett Amtrak Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station

$499 - $816

Train via Chicago  •  3 days 0h

  1. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Everett Amtrak Station
  4. Take the train from Everett Amtrak Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station

$451 - $650

Train  •  4 days 7h

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Vancouver VIA Rail

$653 - $1,134

Drive  •  2 days 1h

  1. Drive from Montreal to Vancouver 4909.3 km

$500 - $800

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The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Vancouver is to fly which costs $280 - $800 and takes 7h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to Vancouver is to fly which costs $280 - $800 and takes 7h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Montreal station to Vancouver station. However, there are services departing from Montreal Central Station and arriving at Vancouver Pacific Central Station via Schenectady Amtrak Station, Chicago Union Station and Everett Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 0h.

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The distance between Montreal and Vancouver is 3684 km. The road distance is 4909.3 km.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Vancouver without a car is to train via Chicago which takes 3 days 0h and costs $450 - $650.

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It takes approximately 7h 2m to get from Montreal to Vancouver, including transfers.

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Montreal to Vancouver train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Montreal Central Station.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Vancouver is to fly which takes 7h 2m and costs $280 - $800. Alternatively, you can train via Chicago, which costs $450 - $650 and takes 3 days 0h.

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The quickest flight from Montreal Airport to Vancouver Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 14m.

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Montreal to Vancouver train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Vancouver Pacific Central Station.

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Map of how to get from Montreal to Vancouver.
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  • Distance: 3684.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 2m

What companies run services between Montreal, QC, Canada and Vancouver, Canada?

Air Canada, WestJet and Air Transat fly from Montreal to Vancouver hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Montreal to Vancouver via Schenectady Amtrak Station, Chicago Union Station, and Everett Amtrak Station in around 3 days 0h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Abbotsford via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Abbotsford via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Montreal to Abbotsford via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Montreal to Abbotsford via Edmonton, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10h 21m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $4,800
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
$60 - $120
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$30 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
EconomyPlus
$85 - $120
Business
$85 - $130
Train from Montréal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$70 - $100
Economy
$100 - $140
EconomyPlus
$130 - $190
Business
$170 - $240
Train from Toronto to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $160
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$50 - $80
Economy
$80 - $120
EconomyPlus
$110 - $160
Business
$130 - $180
Train from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 days 1h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$550 - $950
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$500 - $510
Economy
$550 - $800
EconomyPlus
$650 - $950
Business
$1,000 - $1,500
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 Chicago Union Station to Everett Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
44h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Premium
$650 - $950
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $800
Business Seat
$550 - $850
Train from Everett Amtrak Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $85
Train from Montreal Central Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$270 - $380
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$85 - $130
Train from Schenectady Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
15h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Premium
$390 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Seat
$230 - $330
Bus operators
Zoom Bus Lines
Phone
(604) 928-6461
Email
info@zoombus.ca
Website
zoombus.ca
Shuttle from Abbotsford Airport to Vancouver, BC - Waterfront Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
zoombus.ca
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Book at
ourbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Montreal to Vancouver is 4909 km. It takes approximately 2 days 1h to drive from Montreal to Vancouver.

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WestJet, Air Transat and Air Canada offer flights from Montreal Airport to Vancouver Airport.

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There are 929+ hotels available in Vancouver. Prices start at $99 CAD per night.

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

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