There are 12 ways to get from Montreal to Washington by plane, bus, train, night 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.

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Fly Montreal to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 30 min

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

$135 - $407

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  12 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to New York, Ny 4015 / ...
  2. Take the bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station 2407 / ...

$59 - $161

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Bus to Burlington, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the 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  •  5 h 4 min

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

$111 - $301

Fly Montreal to Baltimore, train  •  5 h 7 min

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

$228 - $1,158

Night bus to Plattsburgh, fly to Washington Dulles  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the night bus from Montreal, Pq to Plattsburgh, Ny
  2. Fly from Plattsburgh (PBG) to Washington Dulles (IAD) PBG - IAD

$290 - $1,359

Train to Ottawa, fly to Reagan Washington  •  6 h 48 min

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

$167 - $506

Night bus, train  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Take the night bus from Montreal, Pq to Albany, Ny
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station

$184 - $485

Bus Trailways New York  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreal, QC to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Times Sq Penn St to Dupont Cir, Washington DC

$80 - $104

Train  •  14 h 22 min

  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

Bus, train  •  16 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Burlingt Transit Ctr 3536 / ...
  2. Take the train from Essex Junction-Burlington Amtrak to Washington Union Station Vermonter

$102 - $280

Drive  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Montreal to Washington 590.8 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Montreal to Washington station. However, there are services departing from Montreal, Pq and arriving at Washington, DC - Union Station via NY Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 54 min.

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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 14 h 22 min.

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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 night bus and train which takes 12 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Montreal to Washington, including transfers.

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Montreal to Washington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Montreal, Pq 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 4 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 54 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 14 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Montreal Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 48 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Montreal to Washington.
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  • Distance: 492.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

Air Canada, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Montreal to Washington every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Montreal to Washington via New York, Ny and NY Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 12 h 54 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Reagan Washington via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Reagan Washington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Montreal to Washington Dulles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Baltimore via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to Reagan Washington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to Reagan Washington via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Montreal to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Burlington to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Plattsburgh to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to Reagan Washington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Montreal to Reagan Washington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Burlington to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Burlington to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Baltimore via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Montreal to Reagan Washington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Reagan Washington via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Burlington to Reagan Washington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Washington Dulles via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Montreal to Baltimore via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Montreal to Washington Dulles via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
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
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 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 Albany to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $100
Business
$65 - $95
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $170
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 Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Train from Montreal Central Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
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
Train from Essex Junction-Burlington Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Room
$350 - $490
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Montreal, Pq to Burlington Arpt, Vt
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Night bus from Montreal, Pq to Plattsburgh, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Night bus from Montreal, Pq to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Montreal, Pq to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Montreal, Pq to Burlingt Transit Ctr
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
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
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Montreal, QC to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Washington Deluxe
Website
washny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Times Sq Penn St to Dupont Cir, Washington DC
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Book at
gotobus.com

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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 10 h 19 min to drive from Montreal to Washington.

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

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There are 848+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Montreal Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 22 min and costs .

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