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There are 6 ways to get from New York to Quebec by train, plane, bus, rideshare or car

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Train to Newark, fly  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Quebec (YQB) EWR - YQB

$174 - $681

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Train, bus  •  15h 47m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to St-Lambert Amtrak Station Adirondack
  2. Take the bus from Longueuil to Québec Montréal

$112 - $162

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Fly from New York La Guardia  •  8h 17m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Quebec (YQB) LGA - YQB

$170 - $616

Train  •  14h 47m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to St-Lambert Amtrak Station Adirondack
  2. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Québec VIA Rail

$134 - $229

Bus, rideshare  •  17h 17m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Albany, NY Nyc
  2. Take the bus from SUNY Collins Circle - Albany to Hogansburg
  3. Take the bus from Cornwall, ON to Montreal, PQ
  4. Take the rideshare from Montreal to Quebec City

$120 - $179

Drive  •  9h 11m

  1. Drive from New York to Quebec 829.9 km

$85 - $130

New York to Quebec by train

The train journey time between New York and Quebec is around 26h 21m and covers a distance of around 871 km. The fastest train normally takes 25h 28m. Operated by Amtrak and VIA Rail, the New York to Quebec train service departs from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arrives in Québec. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Quebec train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Quebec is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 9h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Quebec is to train and fly which costs $130 - $550 and takes 5h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York to Quebec. However, there are services departing from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arriving at Québec via Saint-Lambert. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 47m.

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The distance between New York and Quebec is 712 km. The road distance is 829.9 km.

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The best way to get from New York to Quebec without a car is to train which takes 14h 47m and costs $100 - $190.

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It takes approximately 5h 31m to get from New York to Quebec, including transfers.

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New York to Quebec train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from New York to Quebec is to fly which takes 8h 17m and costs $130 - $490. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $190 and takes 14h 47m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Quebec Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 51m.

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New York to Quebec train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Québec station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Quebec.
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  • Distance: 712.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 31m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Quebec, QC, Canada?

Air Canada, WestJet and five other airlines fly from New York to Quebec every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from New York to Quebec via Saint-Lambert in around 14h 47m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Quebec
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Newark to Quebec via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Quebec via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Quebec via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Quebec via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Quebec
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Quebec via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Quebec via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$343
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Quebec via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Quebec via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$980
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Quebec via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall to St-Lambert Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
10h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Seat
$120 - $170
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Saint-Lambert to Québec
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$40 - $60
Business
$100 - $120
Economy
$70 - $76
EconomyPlus
$100 - $140
Bus operators
Intercar
Phone
+1 800-806-2167
Email
info@intercar.ca
Website
intercar.qc.ca
Bus from Longueuil to Québec
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Book at
intercar.ca
Fox Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from SUNY Collins Circle - Albany to Hogansburg
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Cornwall, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Book at
megabus.ca
Other operators
Ridesharing.com
Website
ridesharing.com
Rideshare from Montreal to Quebec City
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
ridesharing.com

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Quebec is 830 km. It takes approximately 9h 11m to drive from New York to Quebec.

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United Airlines, Porter Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Newark Airport to Quebec Airport.

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