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

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Fly Montreal to Vancouver  •  7h 8m

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

$204 - $606

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Train to Ottawa, fly to Vancouver  •  9h 28m

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

$254 - $800

Fly Montreal to Abbotsford, bus  •  11h 2m

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Abbotsford (YXX) YUL - YXX
  2. Take the bus from Abbotsford Airport to Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station

$224 - $837

Train Amtrak  •  2 days 17h

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Windsor
  3. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  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

$479 - $1,268

Bus  •  3 days 20h

  1. Take the bus from Montreal, QC to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or
  4. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Vancouver, BC

$386 - $915

Train  •  4 days 4h

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

$498 - $841

Drive  •  2 days 1h

  1. Drive from Montreal to Vancouver 3104.6 miles

$410 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Vancouver is to fly which costs $260 - $800 and takes 7h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to Vancouver is to fly which costs $260 - $800 and takes 7h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montreal to Vancouver. However, there are services departing from Montreal, QC and arriving at Vancouver, BC via New York, Ny, Denver, Co and Portland, OR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 20h.

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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 4h.

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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 20h and costs $500 - $1,200.

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It takes approximately 7h 8m to get from Montreal to Vancouver, including transfers.

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Montreal to Vancouver bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Montreal, QC station.

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Montreal to Vancouver train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Montréal station.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Vancouver is to fly which takes 7h 8m and costs $260 - $800. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $600 - $1,700 and takes 2 days 17h, you could also bus, which costs $500 - $1,200 and takes 3 days 20h.

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Map of how to get from Montreal to Vancouver.
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  • Distance: 2303.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 8m

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

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

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Abbotsford via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Abbotsford via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
11h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Abbotsford via Edmonton, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Abbotsford via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday 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
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 Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $75
Economy
$75 - $110
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Business
$130 - $180
Train from Toronto to Windsor
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $90
EconomyPlus
$80 - $120
Business
$100 - $140
Train from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 days 23h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$420 - $700
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$380 - $390
Economy
$420 - $600
EconomyPlus
$500 - $700
Business
$800 - $1,100
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
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 Station
Ave. Duration
44h 23m
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 Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
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
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Abbotsford Airport to Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
myebus.ca
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Montreal, QC to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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 New York, Ny to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
44h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$170 - $280
Flexible
$330 - $440
Bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
29h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Boltbus

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The quickest flight from Montreal Airport to Vancouver Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 25m.

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Montreal to Vancouver bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Vancouver, BC station.

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Vancouver is 3h behind Montreal. It is currently 5:26 AM in Montreal and 2:26 AM in Vancouver.

Montreal to Vancouver train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Vancouver station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montreal to Vancouver is 4967 km. It takes approximately 2 days 1h to drive from Montreal to Vancouver.

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

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There are 714+ hotels available in Vancouver. Prices start at $67 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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