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There are 7 ways to get from Saint John to Montreal by plane, bus, bus and ferry, train or car

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Fly from Saint John  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Saint John (YSJ) to Montreal (YUL) YSJ - YUL

$189 - $394

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Bus, train  •  20 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint John, NB to Moncton, NB Saint John / Moncton / ...
  2. Take the train from Moncton to Montréal VIA Rail

$142 - $249

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Bus to Fredericton, fly  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint John, NB to Fredericton Airport
  2. Fly from Fredericton (YFC) to Montreal (YUL) YFC - YUL

$148 - $378

Bus, bus and ferry via Québec  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint John, NB to Oromocto, NB
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Fredericton / Oromocto - 1 Gateway drive to Quebec - St Foy bus terminal
  3. Take the bus from Québec to Montréal

$214 - $240

Bus, bus and ferry  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint John, NB to Oromocto, NB
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Fredericton / Oromocto - 1 Gateway drive to Lévis - 165 Président Kennedy
  3. Take the bus from Lévis to Montréal

$209 - $236

Bus, bus and ferry via Montréal Downtown, QC  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint John, NB to Oromocto, NB
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Fredericton / Oromocto - 1 Gateway drive to Quebec - St Foy bus terminal
  3. Take the bus from Sainte Foy, PQ to Montréal Downtown, QC

$219 - $250

Drive  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Saint John to Montreal 457.6 miles

$60 - $90

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

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The quickest way to get from Saint John to Montreal is to fly which costs $240 - $550 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saint John to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Saint John, NB and arriving at Montréal via Fredericton / Oromocto - 1 Gateway drive and Québec. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 55 min.

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The distance between Saint John and Montreal is 588 km. The road distance is 732.1 km.

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The best way to get from Saint John to Montreal without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 11 h 55 min and costs $280 - $320.

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It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to get from Saint John to Montreal, including transfers.

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Saint John to Montreal bus services, operated by Maritimebus, depart from Saint John, NB station.

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The quickest flight from Saint John Airport to Montreal Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 21 min.

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Saint John to Montreal bus services, operated by Orleans Express, arrive at Montréal station.

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Montreal is 1 h behind Saint John. It is currently 7:45 PM in Saint John and 6:45 PM in Montreal.

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  • Distance: 367.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 16 min

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.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Saint John to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Fredericton to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 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
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$95 - $120
Economy
$120 - $170
EconomyPlus
$150 - $220
Business
$220 - $300
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Saint John, NB to Fredericton Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
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maritimebus.com
Bus from Saint John, NB to Oromocto, NB
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $26
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maritimebus.com
Bus from Saint John, NB to Moncton, NB
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Book 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
$170
Schedules at
autobuslessillons.com
Bus and ferry from Fredericton / Oromocto - 1 Gateway drive to Lévis - 165 Président Kennedy
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$165
Schedules at
autobuslessillons.com
Orleans Express
Intercar
Phone
+1 800-806-2167
Email
info@intercar.ca
Website
intercar.qc.ca
Bus from Sainte Foy, PQ to Montréal Downtown, QC
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
intercar.ca

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint John to Montreal is 732 km. It takes approximately 9 h 33 min to drive from Saint John to Montreal.

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Air Canada offers flights from Saint John Airport to Montreal Airport.

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There are 838+ hotels available in Montreal. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Saint John to Saint John Airport is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs $30 - $45.

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