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Chicago, IL to Montreal by bus

The journey from Chicago, IL to Montreal by bus is 746.39 mi and takes 36 hr 59 min. There are 8 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:45 AM and the last at 10:50 PM. It is possible to travel from Chicago, IL to Montreal by bus for as little as $121.45 or as much as $199.42. The best price for this journey is $121.45.

Lowest Price$121.45
Journey Duration36 hr 59 min
Connection per Day8
Lowest Price$121.45
Highest Price$199.42
First Departure6:45 AM
Last Departure10:50 PM
Distance746.39 mi
DepartureChicago, IL
ArrivalMontreal
CarriersGreyhound, Greyhound Lines, Inc.

Chicago, IL to Montreal Bus Times

Departure date
Monday, May 20, 2024

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What's the best way to get from Chicago, IL to Montreal? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Chicago, IL to Montreal, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Chicago, IL to Montreal?

When you're traveling from Chicago, IL to Montreal, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $147.69. You might be able to find prices as low as $121.45, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Chicago, IL to Montreal. On average, though, you'll pay about $147.69 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

How long is the journey from Chicago, IL to Montreal by bus?

With a distance of 746.39 mi between Chicago, IL and Montreal, it will usually take 36 hr 59 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 36 hr 59 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey from Chicago, IL to Montreal covers a distance of 746.39 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 36 hr 59 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 30 hr 25 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Chicago, IL to Montreal faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from Chicago, IL to Montreal leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Chicago, IL to Montreal, which usually leaves at 6:45 AM. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 10:50 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Chicago, IL at 6:45 AM, and the last departure will leave at 10:50 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Chicago, IL to Montreal can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

How many times a day do departures from Chicago, IL leave for Montreal?

The route from Chicago, IL to Montreal is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Chicago, IL 8 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Chicago, IL to Montreal, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 8 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Chicago, IL to Montreal. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Chicago, IL to Montreal
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Chicago, IL to Montreal.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Chicago, IL to Montreal, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Chicago, IL to Montreal.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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The cheapest Chicago, IL - Montreal bus tickets can be found for as low as $133.61 if you’re lucky, or $149.81 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $164.27.

Find the best day to travel to Montreal by bus

When travelling to Montreal by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

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Greyhound is a bus company that provides intercity transportation services across North America. Founded in 1914, it is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in the United States and Canada, serving over 3,800 destinations. Greyhound operates on popular routes such as New York to Boston, Los Angeles to Las Vegas, and Boston to New York.

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Chicago, IL to Montreal CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
84.08kg
Bus
90.09kg
Flight
240.24kg
Car
192.19kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Montreal?
A bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Montreal is $147.69. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $121.45.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Montreal?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Chicago, IL to Montreal is $121.45. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Chicago, IL and Montreal by bus?
Chicago, IL to Montreal is 746.39 mi.
How long does the bus between Chicago, IL and Montreal take?
Chicago, IL to Montreal is on average 36 hr 59 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 30 hr 25 min.
Which companies operate from Chicago, IL to Montreal?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Montreal is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Greyhound and Greyhound Lines, Inc..
How many bus connections per day go from Chicago, IL to Montreal?
Chicago, IL to Montreal has 8 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Chicago, IL to Montreal leave?
The earliest bus from Chicago, IL to Montreal departs at 6:45 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Chicago, IL to Montreal depart?
The latest bus from Chicago, IL to Montreal departs at 10:50 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Chicago, IL to Montreal in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $121.45 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Chicago, IL to Montreal by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Chicago, IL and Montreal is 30 hr 25 min.
Is there a direct bus from Chicago, IL to Montreal?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Chicago, IL and Montreal.
What are the CO2 emissions for Chicago, IL to Montreal by bus?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Montreal creates 90.09kg of CO2 emissions.

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