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There are 9 ways to get from Princeton to Montreal by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Newark, fly to Montreal  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Montreal (YUL) EWR - YUL

$121 - $311

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Bus  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Montreal, QC 4036 / ...

$42 - $124

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Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Montreal  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Montreal (YUL) LGA - YUL

$105 - $291

Train to New York JFK, fly to Montreal  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Montreal (YUL) JFK - YUL

$112 - $400

Line 606 bus, train to Philadelphia, fly to Montreal  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Montreal (YUL) PHL - YUL

$203 - $604

Train to Newark, fly to Burlington, bus  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Burlington (BTV) EWR - BTV
  3. Take the bus from Burlington Arpt, Vt to Montreal, Pq

$129 - $458

Train to New York JFK, fly to Burlington, bus  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Burlington (BTV) JFK - BTV
  3. Take the bus from Burlington Arpt, Vt to Montreal, Pq

$115 - $417

Train  •  13 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Montreal Central Station Adirondack

$72 - $188

Drive  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Montreal 408 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Montreal is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 7 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton to Montreal is to train and fly which costs $120 - $320 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Princeton to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Palmer Square, Princeton and arriving at Montreal, QC via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Princeton to Montreal station. However, there are services departing from Princeton and arriving at Montreal Central Station via Princeton Jct. and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 38 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Montreal is 363 miles. The road distance is 408 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Montreal without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 20 min and costs $40 - $130.

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Princeton to Montreal, including transfers.

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Princeton to Montreal bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Palmer Square, Princeton station.

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Princeton to Montreal train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Princeton Jct. station.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Montreal is to bus which takes 10 h 20 min and costs $40 - $130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $70 - $190 and takes 13 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Princeton to Montreal.
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  • Distance: 362.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 27 min

What companies run services between Princeton, NJ, USA and Montreal, QC, Canada?

You can take a bus from Princeton to Montreal via New York Port Authority and New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 10 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Princeton to Montreal via Princeton Jct. and New York Penn Station in around 13 h 38 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Montreal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from Newark to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Montreal via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from New York JFK to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Montreal via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from New York Penn Station to Montreal Central Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 56 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
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 Burlington Arpt, Vt to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from New York, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $100
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
megabus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Montreal, QC
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Montreal Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 24 min.

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Princeton to Montreal bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Montreal, QC station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton to Montreal is 408 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to drive from Princeton to Montreal.

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

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