There are 11 ways to get from Washington to Montreal by plane, train, subway, bus, night bus or car

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

Fly Reagan Washington to Montreal  •  4 h 27 min

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

$136 - $406

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  13 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny 2906 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Montreal, Pq 4028 / ...

$59 - $164

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Train to Baltimore, fly to Montreal  •  4 h 39 min

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

$229 - $1,153

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Montreal  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Montreal (YUL) IAD - YUL

$112 - $303

Fly Reagan Washington to Burlington, bus  •  5 h 45 min

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

$119 - $403

Fly Washington Dulles to Burlington, bus  •  6 h 25 min

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

$135 - $380

Fly Washington Dulles to Plattsburgh, night bus  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Plattsburgh (PBG) IAD - PBG
  2. Take the night bus from Plattsburgh, Ny to Montreal, Pq

$188 - $809

Bus Trailways New York  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Penn Station Northbound
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Montreal, QC

$77 - $107

Train  •  14 h 42 min

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

$187 - $503

Train, bus  •  16 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Essex Junction-Burlington Amtrak Vermonter
  2. Take the bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to Montreal, Pq 3537 / ...

$102 - $275

Drive  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Montreal 588.6 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Montreal is to bus which costs $75 - $110 and takes 12 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Montreal is to fly which costs $130 - $410 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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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, QC via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 45 min.

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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 14 h 42 min.

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The distance between Washington and Montreal is 493 miles. The road distance is 588.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Montreal without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 45 min and costs $75 - $110.

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min 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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Map of how to get from Washington to Montreal.
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  • Distance: 492.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 min

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

Air Canada, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Washington to Montreal every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Montreal via New York, NY - Penn Station and New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 12 h 45 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Montreal via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Montreal via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Montreal via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Burlington via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Burlington via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Plattsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Montreal via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Montreal via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Montreal via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Montreal via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Burlington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Montreal via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Montreal via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Burlington via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Burlington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Montreal via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Montreal Central Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Train from Washington Union Station to Essex Junction-Burlington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Room
$350 - $490
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
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Night bus from Plattsburgh, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from New York, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Montreal, QC
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to NY Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com

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