Travel from Montréal to Boston

8h 39min
48 lb of CO2
11h 51min
130 lb of CO2
3h 20min
299 lb of CO2

Montréal to Boston Flights

There are 1 airports — YUL — that make sense to fly out of from Montréal and 1 airports — BOS — to access Boston. The best deals are usually found by flying out of YUL.

Porter Airlines offers flights from YUL to BOS.

The cheapest way by air is via Porter Airlines and flies from Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl (YUL) to General Edward Lawrence Logan Intl (BOS). Porter Airlines flies from Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl (YUL) to General Edward Lawrence Logan Intl (BOS) and is the quickest flight to get you from Montréal to Boston.Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Boston from Montréal, a flight is the quickest method.
4h 31min
52 lb of CO2

Drive from Montréal to Boston

It's 252 miles between Montréal to Boston. On a typical day, it might take between 4h 31min and 4h 44min from Montréal to Boston under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 4h 58min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Boston by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $33.

What is the best way to travel from Montréal to Boston?

The are 8 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Montréal to Boston. The fastest way out of Beloeil towards Boston is by bus, as it is the quickest to the Boston area. This doesn't necessarily take into consideration traffic or weather - so these may impact some of your decision making. It's common to find tickets for as low as $53. Porter Airlines operates from Montréal to Boston, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Montréal to Boston?

On your trip from Montréal to Boston, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Montréal to Boston MA - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Montréal to Boston. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Boston is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Montréal/Boston buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Montréal is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Montréal Quebec and Boston during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Montréal to Boston? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Boston traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Boston is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Montréal to Boston?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Montréal to Boston is by bus. The bus costs $54 roughly and will take 7 hours 8 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Montréal to Boston?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Montréal area and Boston, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 11 hours 52 minutes. We recommend catching the train at MTR Montreal Central Station, which is about 2 miles from Montréal. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at NYP New York City.

How long does it take from Montréal to Boston by car?

The total distance between Montréal and Boston is 252 miles and will take you about 4 hours 31 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $34.

Montréal to Boston Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $54
Fastest Way Flight — 3h 20min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 40 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 251 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, Porter Airlines, Multiple Airlines

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound from Montréal to Boston
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Amtrak from Montréal to Boston
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Porter Airlines from Montréal to Boston
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