There are 8 ways to get from Syracuse 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  6 h

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

$35 - $115

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Train  •  10 h 57 min

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

$74 - $185

Bus, train  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Schenectady, Ny 220 / ...
  2. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to Montreal Central Station Adirondack

$59 - $154

Drive  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Syracuse to Montreal 252.2 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from Syracuse  •  6 h 15 min

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

$133 - $968

Bus to Ottawa, fly  •  6 h 37 min

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

$191 - $926

Train to Billy Bishop Toronto City, fly  •  10 h 5 min

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

$135 - $475

Train to Toronto, fly  •  10 h 12 min

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

$126 - $442

Questions & Answers

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

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

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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 6 h.

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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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 57 min.

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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 6 h and costs $35 - $120.

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

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 6 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Syracuse to Montreal via Schenectady Amtrak in around 10 h 57 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,600
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Montreal
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,700
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 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 Syracuse to Montreal via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
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 Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
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 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 Syracuse to Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $65
Economy
$70 - $95
Economy Plus
$100 - $140
Business
$100 - $140
Business Plus/Sleeper
$180 - $250
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
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $90
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$21 - $35
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
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
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.

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 Syracuse, Ny to Schenectady, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45

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