Orléans Express launched buses between Ottawa and Montreal

After the departure of Greyhound Canada, the Ottawa – Montreal route was not operated by any major bus company anymore. Passengers who wanted to travel that route had to use shuttles or other modes of transportation such as trains and rental cars.

A new company for the Ottawa ⇿ Montreal route

Starting July 8th, 2021, Orléans Express launched its first bus from Ottawa to Montreal (and from Montreal to Ottawa).  
Orléans Express bus company is owned by KEOLIS group and it operates buses on many routes in the province of Quebec, its most popular route being Montreal to Quebec city. The company carries thousands of passengers every month.

Book a bus ticket Ottawa – Montreal


With a 4.5/5 rating for Orléans Express, it’s one of the best-rated bus companies on Busbud. Its buses are new & include WiFi & Air conditioner. You are sure to have a comfortable trip.

What is the frequency of Orléans Express buses?

Currently, 4 buses are planned every day, 2 leaving from Montreal and 2 from Ottawa. This frequency will be updated in the next weeks depending on the number of passengers on this route.

What is the price for a trip from Ottawa to Montreal?

The average price for a trip from Ottawa to Montreal is between 30$ and 50$ (excluding taxes) if you take an Orléans Express bus. The trip duration is usually 2h20 from VIA Rail Station in the Ottawa downtown to the bus stop in Montreal (Gare d’autocars de Montréal)

If you would like to find a cheap bus ticket, compare prices on Busbud!

Find the best price for your bus ticket

The price of a bus ticket varies depending on multiple variables: departure hour, duration, the number of people that already booked a ticket and more. The price can change anytime like the weather forecast.


The best option is to use Busbud to find the best price for your bus ticket and the trip matching your priorities.

Book your official bus ticket with Busbud

Busbud is an official partner of Orléans Express, you can book your Orléans Express bus tickets online with 100% secured payment methods.

You’ve found the best departure and price matching your travel plan? After booking, you will receive your bus ticket directly on your smartphone! Perfect for last-minute travels (always keep a security margin of 30 minutes).


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