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There are 7 ways to get from Utica to Montreal by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  8h 42m

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

$78 - $113

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Train  •  10h 3m

  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

$99 - $178

Drive  •  4h 44m

  1. Drive from Utica to Montreal 397.3 km

$40 - $60

Train to Syracuse, fly  •  8h 41m

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

$353 - $1,226

Train to Billy Bishop Toronto City, fly  •  11h 8m

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

$190 - $496

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the train from Utica Amtrak Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Montreal (YUL) LGA - YUL

$160 - $362

Train to Newark, fly  •  9h 36m

  1. Take the train from Utica Amtrak Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Montreal (YUL) EWR - YUL

$182 - $706

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The cheapest way to get from Utica to Montreal is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 4h 44m.

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The fastest way to get from Utica to Montreal is to drive which takes 4h 44m and costs $30 - $50.

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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 8h 42m.

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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 10h 3m.

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The distance between Utica and Montreal is 298 km. The road distance is 397.3 km.

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The best way to get from Utica to Montreal without a car is to bus which takes 8h 42m and costs $60 - $90.

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It takes approximately 8h 42m 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, depart from Utica Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Utica to Montreal is to bus which takes 8h 42m and costs $60 - $90. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $75 - $150 and takes 10h 3m.

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  • Distance: 298 km
  • Duration: 8h 42m

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 8h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Utica to Montreal via Schenectady Amtrak Station in around 10h 3m.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Newark to Montreal via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $430
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Flights from Newark to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Newark to Montreal via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Newark to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $430
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Flights from Newark to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Newark to Montreal via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $500
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$19 - $340
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Syracuse to Montreal via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Utica Amtrak Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Schenectady Amtrak Station to Montreal Central Station
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$260 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Train from Utica Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Utica Amtrak Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Premium
$260 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$85 - $120
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Utica to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$25 - $55
Economy
$50 - $75
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$75 - $110
Train from Utica to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$21 - $50
Economy
$45 - $70
EconomyPlus
$70 - $110
Business
$65 - $95
Train from Utica to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $180
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$65 - $95
Economy
$95 - $140
EconomyPlus
$120 - $180
Business
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Utica, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Montreal, QC
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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There is no direct flight from Syracuse Airport to Montreal Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 12m 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 397 km. It takes approximately 4h 44m to drive from Utica 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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