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There are 10 ways to get from Washington to Montreal by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Montreal  •  4h 29m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Montreal (YUL) DCA - YUL

$126 - $214

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Bus  •  14h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny 2906 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Montreal, Pq 4008 / ...

$94 - $134

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Fly Washington Dulles to Montreal  •  4h 53m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Montreal (YUL) IAD - YUL

$173 - $280

Train to Baltimore, fly to Montreal  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Montreal (YUL) BWI - YUL

$144 - $263

Fly Reagan Washington to Burlington, bus  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Burlington (BTV) DCA - BTV
  2. Take the bus from Burlington Arpt, Vt to Montreal, Pq

$316 - $589

Fly Washington Dulles to Plattsburgh, bus  •  5h 57m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Plattsburgh (PBG) IAD - PBG
  2. Take the bus from Plattsburgh, NY to Montreal, QC

$300 - $319

Fly Washington Dulles to Burlington, bus  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Burlington (BTV) IAD - BTV
  2. Take the bus from Burlington Arpt, Vt to Montreal, Pq

$423 - $795

Train  •  14h 45m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Montreal Central Station Adirondack

$123 - $370

Bus via Washington DC  •  15h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Midtown NYC FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Montreal, QC

$107 - $148

Drive  •  10h 20m

  1. Drive from Washington to Montreal 942.3 km

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Montreal is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 10h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Montreal is to fly which costs $90 - $160 and takes 4h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Montreal, Pq via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Montreal station. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Montreal Central Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 45m.

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The distance between Washington and Montreal is 788 km. The road distance is 942.3 km.

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The best way to get from Washington to Montreal without a car is to train which takes 14h 45m and costs $90 - $280.

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It takes approximately 4h 29m to get from Washington to Montreal, including transfers.

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Washington to Montreal bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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Washington to Montreal train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Montreal is to fly which takes 4h 29m and costs $90 - $160. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $90 - $280 and takes 14h 45m, you could also bus, which costs $65 - $100 and takes 14h 54m.

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  • Distance: 788.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 29m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Montreal, QC, Canada?

Air Canada, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Washington to Montreal hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Washington to Montreal via New York Penn Station in around 14h 45m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Flights from Washington Dulles to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $360
Flights from Washington Dulles to Montreal via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Flights from Baltimore to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $250
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Montreal via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Montreal via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Burlington via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Plattsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$243
Flights from Washington Dulles to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Burlington via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Montreal via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Montreal via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Montreal via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Montreal via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Montreal via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Burlington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Montreal via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $450
Flights from Reagan Washington to Burlington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Burlington via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $750
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Montreal via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $85
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$85 - $170
Business Class Seat
$130 - $240
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 Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$280 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$90 - $130
Train from New York Penn Station to Montreal Central Station
Ave. Duration
10h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Premium
$310 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Business Seat
$130 - $190
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$190 - $270
First Class
$260 - $440
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 Burlington Arpt, Vt to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$70 - $100
Bus from New York, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $140
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Plattsburgh, NY to Montreal, QC
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Montreal, QC
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Midtown NYC
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Montreal Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 41m.

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Washington to Montreal bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Montreal, Pq station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Montreal is 942 km. It takes approximately 10h 20m to drive from Washington to Montreal.

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

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There are 698+ hotels available in Montreal. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs $2 - $3.

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