There are 6 ways to get from Montreal to Vancouver by plane, train, bus 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 from Montreal  •  6 h 54 min

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

$203 - $603

5 alternative options

Train to Ottawa, fly  •  9 h 22 min

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

$235 - $792

Train Amtrak  •  2 days 17 h

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

$433 - $1,303

Bus  •  3 days 0 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 Vancouver, BC

$255 - $618

Train  •  4 days 5 h

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

$342 - $1,266

Drive  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Drive from Montreal to Vancouver 3104.6 miles

$410 - $600

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Vancouver is to fly which costs $260 - $800 and takes 6 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to Vancouver is to fly which costs $260 - $800 and takes 6 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montreal to Vancouver. However, there are services departing from Montreal and arriving at Vancouver, BC via Toronto, ON, Winnipeg, MB and Calgary, AB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 0 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Montreal to Vancouver. However, there are services departing from Montréal and arriving at Vancouver via Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 days 5 h.

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The distance between Montreal and Vancouver is 3685 km. The road distance is 4967.4 km.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Vancouver without a car is to bus which takes 3 days 0 h and costs $330 - $800.

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It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from Montreal to Vancouver, including transfers.

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Montreal to Vancouver bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, depart from Montreal station.

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Map of how to get from Montreal to Vancouver.
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  • Distance: 2303.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 54 min

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

Air Canada, WestJet and Air Transat fly from Montreal to Vancouver hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Montreal to Vancouver via Toronto, Windsor, Detroit Amtrak, Chicago Union Station, and Everett Amtrak in around 2 days 17 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $3,600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Train from Montréal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$85 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $170
Business
$120 - $170
Business Plus/Sleeper
$220 - $310
Train from Toronto to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Train from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 days 23 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$290 - $410
Economy
$550 - $800
Economy Plus
$750 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,100
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station to Everett Amtrak
Ave. Duration
44 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$260 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Everett Amtrak to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $240
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Winnipeg, MB
Ave. Duration
30 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$100 - $160
Online Fare
$140 - $200
Standard Fare
$180 - $260
Refundable
$190 - $280
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 Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $110
Standard Fare
$90 - $130
Refundable
$100 - $150

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