There are 6 ways to get from Providence to Montreal by train, plane, bus or car

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Train, fly to Montreal  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Montreal (YUL) BOS - YUL

$113 - $448

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Train, bus  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Montreal, Pq 3533 / ...

$42 - $248

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Train, fly to Massena, bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Massena (MSS) BOS - MSS
  3. Take the bus from Cornwall, ON to Montreal, PQ

$95 - $397

Train, fly to Ottawa  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Ottawa (YOW) BOS - YOW
  3. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal

$140 - $516

Train  •  15 h

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

$174 - $468

Drive  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Montreal 361.7 miles

$45 - $70

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No, there is no direct train from Providence to Montreal station. However, there are services departing from Providence Amtrak and arriving at Montreal Central Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h.

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The distance between Providence and Montreal is 278 miles. The road distance is 361.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Montreal without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 49 min and costs .

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

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Providence to Montreal train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Providence Amtrak station.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Montreal Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 14 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Montreal is 362 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to drive from Providence to Montreal.

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Air Canada offers flights from Boston Airport to Montreal Airport.

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  • Distance: 278.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Montreal, QC, Canada?

You can take a train from Providence to Montreal via New York Penn Station in around 15 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Boston to Montreal via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Boston to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Boston to Massena
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $200
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 Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $230
First Class Seat
$200 - $300
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
MBTA
Train from Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
MBTA
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
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 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
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
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Book at
megabus.ca
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 Boston, Ma to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90

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