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There are 8 ways to get from Utica to Montreal by train, 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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Train, bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Utica Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Brockville, ON
  3. Take the bus from Brockville, ON to Montreal, PQ

$60 - $165

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Utica, Ny to Albany, Ny 220 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Montreal, Pq 4008 / ...

$43 - $101

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Bus Trailways New York  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Utica, NY to Albany, NY
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Montreal, QC

$63 - $108

Train  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Utica Amtrak Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak Station to Montreal Central Station Adirondack

$67 - $166

Drive  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Utica to Montreal 281.7 miles

$35 - $55

Train to Syracuse, fly  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Utica Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
  2. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to Montreal (YUL) SYR - YUL

$156 - $1,013

Train to Billy Bishop Toronto City, fly  •  11 h 12 min

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

$166 - $472

Train, bus to Ottawa, fly  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Utica Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON
  3. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Montreal (YUL) YOW - YUL

$215 - $977

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The cheapest way to get from Utica to Montreal is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Utica to Montreal is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Utica to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Utica, NY and arriving at Montreal, QC via Albany, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Utica station to Montreal station. However, there are services departing from Utica Amtrak Station and arriving at Montreal Central Station via Schenectady Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 2 min.

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The distance between Utica and Montreal is 186 miles. The road distance is 281.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Utica to Montreal without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 55 min and costs $55 - $170.

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It takes approximately 7 h 55 min to get from Utica to Montreal, including transfers.

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Utica to Montreal bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Utica, NY station.

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

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The best way to get from Utica to Montreal is to bus which takes 8 h 5 min and costs $60 - $110. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $65 - $170 and takes 10 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from Utica to Montreal.
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  • Distance: 186.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 55 min

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

You can take a bus from Utica to Montreal via Albany, NY in around 8 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Utica to Montreal via Schenectady Amtrak Station in around 10 h 2 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to Montreal
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
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
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
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 Utica Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Utica Amtrak Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Schenectady Amtrak Station 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 Utica to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$17 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Train from Utica to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$20 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $85
Train from Utica to Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$75 - $110
EconomyPlus
$95 - $140
Business
$120 - $170
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
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
3 h 30 min
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
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Book at
megabus.ca
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Utica, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Montreal, QC
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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 Utica, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Albany, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
4 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 3 h 58 min and has one stopover.

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Utica to Montreal bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Montreal, QC station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Utica to Montreal is 282 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to drive from Utica to Montreal.

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

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