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There are 10 ways to get from Montreal to Washington by plane, night bus, train, bus or car

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Fly Montreal to Reagan Washington  •  4h 27m

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) YUL - DCA

$134 - $406

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  14h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to New York, Ny 4015 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. NYC-Washington DC

$62 - $118

8 alternative options

Night bus to Burlington, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the night bus from Montreal, Pq to Burlington Arpt, Vt
  2. Fly from Burlington (BTV) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BTV - DCA

$118 - $400

Fly Montreal to Washington Dulles  •  5h 11m

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Washington Dulles (IAD) YUL - IAD

$110 - $300

Fly Montreal to Baltimore, train  •  5h 6m

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Baltimore (BWI) YUL - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station

$227 - $1,157

Train to Plattsburgh, fly to Washington Dulles  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to Plattsburgh Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Plattsburgh (PBG) to Washington Dulles (IAD) PBG - IAD

$295 - $1,375

Train to Ottawa, fly to Reagan Washington  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Ottawa
  2. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Reagan Washington (DCA) YOW - DCA

$184 - $510

Bus Trailways New York  •  12h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Montreal, QC to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station Peter Pan / ...

$81 - $150

Train  •  13h 44m

  1. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to New York Penn Station Adirondack
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...

$183 - $504

Drive  •  10h 19m

  1. Drive from Montreal to Washington 590.8 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Washington is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 10h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to Washington is to fly which costs $170 - $550 and takes 4h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montreal to Washington station. However, there are services departing from Montreal, QC and arriving at Washington, DC - Union Station via NY Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Montreal station to Washington station. However, there are services departing from Montreal Central Station and arriving at Washington Union Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 44m.

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The distance between Montreal and Washington is 788 km. The road distance is 945.2 km.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Washington without a car is to bus which takes 12h 24m and costs $100 - $200.

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It takes approximately 4h 27m to get from Montreal to Washington, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Montreal to Washington is to fly which takes 4h 27m and costs $170 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $200 and takes 12h 24m, you could also train, which costs $230 - $700 and takes 13h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Montreal to Washington.
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  • Distance: 492.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 27m

What companies run services between Montreal, QC, Canada and Washington, DC, USA?

Air Canada, Delta and two other airlines fly from Montreal to Washington every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Montreal to Washington via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and NY Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 12h 24m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Reagan Washington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Reagan Washington via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Washington Dulles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Washington Dulles via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Baltimore via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to Reagan Washington via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to Reagan Washington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Montreal to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Burlington to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Plattsburgh to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Montreal to Reagan Washington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Montreal to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Burlington to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Burlington to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Montreal to Reagan Washington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Burlington to Reagan Washington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Burlington to Reagan Washington via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Washington Dulles via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Ottawa to Reagan Washington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Montreal to Washington Dulles via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Montreal Central Station to Plattsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Montreal Central Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
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
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Montreal, Pq to Burlington Arpt, Vt
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Montreal, Pq to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW.
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.com

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The quickest flight from Montreal Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 44m.

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Montreal to Washington bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Washington, DC - Union Station.

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Montreal to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montreal to Washington is 945 km. It takes approximately 10h 19m to drive from Montreal to Washington.

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United Airlines, Delta, American Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Montreal Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 853+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $79 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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