The best way to get from Quebec City to Montreal
There are two options to get from Quebec city to Montreal, by bus or by train. However, the most affordable way to get there is taking the bus.
How to get from Quebec City to Montreal?
If you're looking to travel to Montreal from Quebec, there are a few different options.
Quebec City➟ Montreal
The distance between Quebec City and Montreal is about 255 kilometers, and takes approximately 3h15 mins.
The best time to buy tickets
It's always best to purchase your tickets well in advance, but the best time to buy bus tickets is about 30 days prior to your travel date.
What bus brings you from Quebec City to Montreal?
Orléans Express was founded in 1990, and became a part of Keolis Canada, a division of the Keolis Group in 2002. They have a network extending from Montréal to Gaspé, by way of Trois-Rivières, Québec City, the Bas-Saint-Laurent ans the Centre-du-Québec region.
Almost 600 000 passengers transported every year.
1 million packages shipped yearly.
125 experienced drivers who travel over 9 million kilometers every year.
A fleet of 47 ultramodern coaches, including 4 accessible vehicles.
Over 35 destinations served throughout Quebec
Via Rail is a Canadian Crown corporation, founded in 1977. It operates intercity passenger rail service in Canada.
Via Rail operates over 500 trains per week across eight Canadian provinces and 12,500 kilometres of track, 97 per cent of which is owned and maintained by other railway companies, mostly by Canadian National Railway (CN).
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How to find the best deals on bus tickets
If you're planning to travel for the Holidays, make sure to get your tickets in advance to take advantage of the lowest prices. If your dates are flexible, try to avoid peak hours such as weekends, opt for early weekday morning departures or evenings.
Amenities offered for each bus or train operator
Air conditioning, Toilet, Standard seat, Wifi, Power outlets, Seat assignment
Air conditioning, Toilet, Standard seat, Wifi, Power outlets
Bus Stations in Quebec City
📍Gare du Palais: 320 Rue Abraham Martin, Québec, QC G1K 3X2, Canada
📍Sainte-Foy - Gare d'autocars: 3001 Chemin des Quatre-Bourgeois, Québec, QC G1V 5A6, Canada
Bus Stations in Montreal
📍Gare Centrale: 895 Rue De La Gauchetière O, Montréal, QC H3B 4G1
📍Dorval Via Rail Station: 755 Montréal-Toronto Blvd, Dorval, QC, H9S 1A1
📍Gare d'autocars: 1717 Rue Berri, Montréal, QC H2L 4E9
📍Metro Cartier in Laval: 5 Bd Cartier O, Laval, QC H7N 0A3
What to expect on the trip
Depending on the route you selected, the scenery you'll see will vary. You'll either pass through downtown Montreal, go through Laval, or the West Island. Both cities have lots of history, and an old Europe feel.