There are 8 ways to get from Rochester to Montreal by bus, train, car or plane

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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Bus via Albany, Ny  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 207 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Albany, Ny 204
  3. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Montreal, Pq

$61 - $148

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus Canada  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Toronto, ON
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal 3 stops / ...

$48 - $78

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Train VIA Rail  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Niagara Falls
  2. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Toronto Lw
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Montréal

$88 - $323

Train Amtrak  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to Montreal Central Station Adirondack

$83 - $213

Drive  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Montreal 333.1 miles

$40 - $65

Fly from Rochester  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Montreal (YUL) ROC - YUL

$118 - $922

Train, train to Toronto Island, fly  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Niagara Falls
  2. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
  3. Fly from Toronto Island (YTZ) to Montreal (YUL) YTZ - YUL

$133 - $507

Train, train to Toronto, fly  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Niagara Falls
  2. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
  3. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Montreal (YUL) YYZ - YUL

$124 - $474

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rochester to Montreal is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 5 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to Montreal is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 5 h 51 min.

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The distance between Rochester and Montreal is 259 miles. The road distance is 333.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 10 h 18 min to get from Rochester to Montreal, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rochester to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Rochester, Ny and arriving at Montreal, Pq via Syracuse, Ny and Albany, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rochester to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Rochester and arriving at Montréal via Niagara Falls and Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 44 min.

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What companies run services between Rochester, NY, USA and Montreal, QC, Canada?

You can take a bus from Rochester to Montreal via Syracuse, Ny and Albany, Ny in around 10 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rochester to Montreal via Niagara Falls and Toronto in around 10 h 44 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Rochester to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto Island to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Toronto Island to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Toronto Island to Montreal via La Macaza
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to Montreal via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to Montreal via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Rochester to Montreal via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to Montreal via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $2,900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to Montreal via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Rochester to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Montreal via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Rochester to Montreal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $130
Train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$30 - $50
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $130
Train from Toronto to Montréal
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $70
Economy
$80 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $170
Business
$120 - $170
Business Plus/Sleeper
$210 - $300
Train from Rochester to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $55
Economy
$55 - $80
Economy Plus
$85 - $120
Business
$85 - $120
Business Plus/Sleeper
$150 - $220
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
Train from Schenectady Amtrak to Montreal Central Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
GO Transit
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Niagara Falls GO to Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Albany, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
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