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There are 9 ways to get from Syracuse to Montreal by bus, train, night bus, 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  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Brockville, ON 5794
  2. Take the bus from Brockville, ON to Montreal, PQ 5 stops / ...

$35 - $114

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Train  •  10h 57m

  1. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Schenectady Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak Station to Montreal Central Station Adirondack

$74 - $185

Bus, night bus  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Albany, Ny 220 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Albany, Ny to Montreal, Pq 4036 / ...

$48 - $113

Drive  •  4h 28m

  1. Drive from Syracuse to Montreal 252.2 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from Syracuse  •  6h 56m

  1. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to Montreal (YUL) SYR - YUL

$131 - $964

Bus to Ottawa, fly  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON
  2. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Montreal (YUL) YOW - YUL

$190 - $925

Train to Billy Bishop Toronto City, fly  •  10h 10m

  1. Take the train from Syracuse to Toronto
  2. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Montreal (YUL) YTZ - YUL

$158 - $459

Train to Toronto, fly  •  10h 24m

  1. Take the train from Syracuse to Toronto
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Montreal (YUL) YYZ - YUL

$149 - $426

Bus, bus to Kingston, fly  •  9h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Brockville, ON
  2. Take the bus from Brockville to Kingston, ON
  3. Fly from Kingston (YGK) to Montreal (YUL) YGK - YUL

$149 - $541

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The cheapest way to get from Syracuse to Montreal is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 4h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Syracuse to Montreal is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 4h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Syracuse to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Syracuse, NY and arriving at Montreal, PQ via Brockville, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h.

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No, there is no direct train from Syracuse to Montreal station. However, there are services departing from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center and arriving at Montreal Central Station via Schenectady Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 57m.

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The distance between Syracuse and Montreal is 213 miles. The road distance is 252.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Syracuse to Montreal without a car is to bus which takes 6h and costs $35 - $120.

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It takes approximately 6h to get from Syracuse to Montreal, including transfers.

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Syracuse to Montreal bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Syracuse, NY station.

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Syracuse to Montreal train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center station.

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The best way to get from Syracuse to Montreal is to bus which takes 6h and costs $35 - $120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $70 - $190 and takes 10h 57m, you could also fly, which costs $130 - $1,000 and takes 6h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Syracuse to Montreal.
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  • Distance: 213.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h

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

You can take a bus from Syracuse to Montreal via Brockville, ON in around 6h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Syracuse to Montreal via Schenectady Amtrak Station in around 10h 57m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Montreal
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Kingston to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Kingston to Montreal via Toronto, Quebec
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Kingston to Montreal via Toronto, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Kingston to Montreal via Toronto, Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Kingston to Montreal via Toronto, Windsor
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Kingston to Montreal via Toronto, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Kingston to Montreal via Toronto, London
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Kingston to Montreal via Toronto, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal via La Macaza
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,700
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $2,900
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Schenectady Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Schenectady Amtrak Station to Montreal Central Station
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
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 Syracuse to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $50
Economy
$45 - $70
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$70 - $110
Train from Syracuse to Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $65
Economy
$65 - $95
EconomyPlus
$85 - $130
Business
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Brockville, ON
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $90
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $45
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$21 - $30
Online Fare
$26 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Brockville, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Book at
megabus.ca
Bus from Brockville to Kingston, ON
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
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 Syracuse, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Night bus from Albany, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65

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There is no direct flight from Syracuse Airport to Montreal Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 3m and has one stopover.

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Syracuse to Montreal bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, arrive at Montreal, PQ station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Syracuse to Montreal is 252 miles. It takes approximately 4h 28m to drive from Syracuse to Montreal.

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Air Canada, American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Syracuse Airport to Montreal Airport.

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There are 886+ hotels available in Montreal. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Syracuse to Syracuse Airport is to bus which takes 15m and costs $8 - $12.

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