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

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Recommended option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Montreal, Pq 4028 / ...

$35 - $83

5 alternative options

Bus Trailways New York  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Montréal, QC Via Montreal

$36 - $56

Train  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to Montreal Central Station Adirondack

$40 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Schenectady to Montreal 214.3 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to Montreal  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Montreal (YUL) ALB - YUL

$110 - $874

Fly to Ogdensburg, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Ogdensburg (OGS) ALB - OGS
  2. Take the train from Brockville to Montréal

$70 - $158

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The cheapest way to get from Schenectady to Montreal is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Schenectady to Montreal is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between Schenectady and Montreal is 188 miles. The road distance is 214.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Schenectady to Montreal, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Schenectady to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Schenectady, Ny and arriving at Montreal, Pq via Albany, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Schenectady Amtrak and arriving at Montreal Central Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 38 min.

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Schenectady to Montreal hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Schenectady to Montreal once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 7 h 38 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Montreal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Albany to Montreal via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
Flights from Albany to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to Montreal via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albany to Montreal via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Albany to Montreal via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Albany to Ogdensburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Albany to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Train operators
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 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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Brockville to Montréal
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$65 - $90
Business
$60 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$110 - $160
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.

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 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
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Montréal, QC
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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