Directions from Saint John to Montreal

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Recommended option

Fly from St John  •  2 h 19 min

  1. YSJ - YUL

$194 - $413

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  21 h 7 min

  1. 351, 353, 357
  2. VIA Rail / ...

$105 - $323

4 alternative options

Bus to Fredericton, fly  •  4 h 14 min

  1. YFC - YUL

$152 - $396

Bus, bus and ferry  •  12 h 13 min

  1. 501

$229 - $262

Bus  •  12 h 12 min

  1. 501
  2. 700

$112 - $168

Drive  •  9 h 33 min

  1. 457.6 miles

$60 - $90

What companies run services between Saint John, NB, Canada and Montreal, QC, Canada?

Air Canada flies from Saint John to Montreal 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Saint John to Montreal via Oromocto, NB, Rivière-du-Loup, PQ, Rivière-du-Loup, Longueuil, and Station Longueuil–Université-de-Sherbrooke in around 12 h 12 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from St John to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Fredericton to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Moncton to Montréal
Ave. Duration
17 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$80 - $120
Economy
$150 - $200
Economy Plus
$200 - $290
Business
$210 - $300
Business Plus/Sleeper
$380 - $550
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Saint John, NB to Fredericton Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Bus from Saint John, NB to Oromocto, NB
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Bus from Oromocto, NB to Rivière-du-Loup, PQ
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Bus from Saint John, NB to Moncton, NB
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Autobus Les Sillons
Phone
+1(418) 986 3886
Email
info@autobuslessillons.com
Bus and ferry from Fredericton / Oromocto - 1 Gateway drive to Quebec - St Foy bus terminal
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$173
Schedules at
autobuslessillons.com
Intercar
Phone
+1 800-806-2167
Website
intercar.qc.ca
Bus from Sainte-Foy to Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
intercar.ca
Book at
intercar.ca

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Saint John and Montreal is 588 km. The road distance is 732 km.

The cheapest way to get from Saint John to Montreal is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 9 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Saint John to Montreal is to fly which takes 2 h 19 min and costs $240 - $550.

It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Saint John to Montreal, including transfers.