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

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Fly Reagan Washington to Montreal  •  4h 27m

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

$183 - $564

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Bus, night bus  •  13h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the night bus from New York, Ny to Montreal, Pq 4036 / ...

$84 - $134

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Fly Washington Dulles to Montreal  •  4h 54m

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

$150 - $400

Train to Baltimore, fly to Montreal  •  4h 45m

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

$277 - $1,443

Fly Reagan Washington to Burlington, bus  •  6h 22m

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

$154 - $504

Fly Washington Dulles to Burlington, bus  •  6h 33m

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

$181 - $470

Fly Washington Dulles to Plattsburgh, bus  •  6h 18m

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

$255 - $1,070

Bus  •  13h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. Washington DC-NYC / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Montreal, QC

$92 - $149

Train  •  14h 55m

  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

$116 - $355

Drive  •  10h 20m

  1. Drive from Washington to Montreal 588.9 miles

$100 - $150

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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 $140 - $440 and takes 4h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. and arriving at Montreal, QC via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 34m.

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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 55m.

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The distance between Washington and Montreal is 493 miles. The road distance is 588.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Montreal without a car is to bus which takes 13h 34m and costs $70 - $120.

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It takes approximately 4h 27m to get from Washington to Montreal, including transfers.

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Washington to Montreal bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Union Station, Washington, DC.

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Washington to Montreal train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Montreal is to fly which takes 4h 27m and costs $140 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $120 and takes 13h 34m, you could also train, which costs $85 - $280 and takes 14h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Montreal.
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  • Distance: 492.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 27m

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

Air Canada, Delta and two other airlines fly from Washington to Montreal every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Montreal via New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. and New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 13h 34m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Montreal via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Baltimore to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Montreal via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Plattsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Montreal via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Montreal via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Montreal via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Montreal via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Burlington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Burlington via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Montreal via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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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
28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $80
Business Class Seat
$70 - $140
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$80 - $170
Business Class Seat
$130 - $230
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 BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$95 - $140
First Class
$95 - $250
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$190 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$190 - $260
First Class
$250 - $430
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Premium
$270 - $380
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$85 - $130
Train from New York Penn Station to Montreal Central Station
Ave. Duration
10h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Premium
$300 - $420
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
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
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $100
Night bus from New York, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $130
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Plattsburgh, NY to Montreal, QC
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Montreal, QC
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St.
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29
Book at
easternbus.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to 7th Ave. & 33rd St., NYC
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $24
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
peterpanbus.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 589 miles. It takes approximately 10h 20m to drive from Washington to Montreal.

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

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There are 1078+ hotels available in Montreal. Prices start at $91 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15m and costs $2 - $4.

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