Bus Ottawa - Montreal prices from $28.11

12/04/2024
+ Add return
Stay with Booking.com
Start From
$28.11

Ottawa to Montreal by bus

The journey from Ottawa to Montreal by bus is 165.13 km and takes 2 hrs 37 mins. There are 35 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:30 a.m. and the last at 6:45 p.m.. It is possible to travel from Ottawa to Montreal by bus for as little as $28.11 or as much as $60.96. The best price for this journey is $28.11.

Lowest Price$28.11
Journey Duration2 hrs 37 mins
Connection per Day35
Lowest Price$28.11
Highest Price$60.96
First Departure7:30 a.m.
Last Departure6:45 p.m.
Distance165.13 km
DepartureOttawa
ArrivalMontreal
CarriersAUTOBUS MAHEUX, Orleans Express

Ottawa to Montreal Bus Times

Departure date
Friday, Apr 12, 2024

Your journey from Ottawa to Montreal with Virail

Planning to travel from Ottawa to Montreal? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Ottawa to Montreal?

Prices will vary when you travel from Ottawa to Montreal. On average, though, you'll pay about $49.16 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $28.11, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. 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.
Unfortunately, no price was found for your trip from Ottawa to Montreal. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find price results.
Prices will vary when you travel from Ottawa to Montreal. On average, though, you'll pay about $49.16 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 Ottawa to Montreal by bus?

With a distance of 165.13 km between Ottawa and Montreal, it will usually take 2 hrs 37 mins 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 2 hrs 37 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. In order to get from Ottawa to Montreal faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Ottawa and Montreal will complete the journey in 1 hr 55 mins.On average, it will take you about 2 hrs 37 mins to travel the 165.13 km between Ottawa and Montreal.

What time are the first and last departures from Ottawa to Montreal?

The first journey of the day departs from Ottawa at 7:30 a.m.. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 6:45 p.m.. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Ottawa and Montreal. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. The first departure of the night from Ottawa to Montreal leaves at 7:30 a.m., while the last journey sets out at 6:45 p.m.. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Ottawa and Montreal. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many times a day do journeys run from Ottawa to Montreal?

The exact number of journeys from Ottawa to Montreal can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 35 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Ottawa to Montreal. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Ottawa to Montreal varies, but in general, you can expect to find 35 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 0 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Ottawa to Montreal. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

Show full descriptionHide full description

Compare prices and tickets from Ottawa to Montreal

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Ottawa 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 Ottawa 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.

Show tickets by
Best time to book Ottawa to Montreal travel

Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $29.94 to $43.13 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 31% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Ottawa to Montreal

The cheapest Ottawa - Montreal bus tickets can be found for as low as $29.90 if you’re lucky, or $38.13 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $51.65.

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!

Services on board AUTOBUS MAHEUX from Ottawa to Montreal
Compare services on board when travelling from Ottawa to Montreal by bus.
Facilities AUTOBUS MAHEUX
wifi WiFi check
power_sockets Power sockets check
air_con Air conditioning check

Ottawa to Montreal CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
11.56kg
Bus
12.38kg
Flight
33.03kg
Car
26.42kg

Anything we can improve?

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Ottawa to Montreal?
A bus ticket from Ottawa to Montreal is $49.16. 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 $28.11.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Ottawa to Montreal?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Ottawa to Montreal is $28.11. 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 Ottawa and Montreal by bus?
Ottawa to Montreal is 165.13 km.
How long does the bus between Ottawa and Montreal take?
Ottawa to Montreal is on average 2 hrs 37 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 55 mins.
Which companies operate from Ottawa to Montreal?
The bus journey from Ottawa to Montreal is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: AUTOBUS MAHEUX and Orleans Express.
How many bus connections per day go from Ottawa to Montreal?
Ottawa to Montreal has 35 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Ottawa to Montreal leave?
The earliest bus from Ottawa to Montreal departs at 7:30 a.m.. 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 Ottawa to Montreal depart?
The latest bus from Ottawa to Montreal departs at 6:45 p.m.. 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 Ottawa 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 $28.11 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.
How many direct connections depart from Ottawa to Montreal?
There are on average 35 direct connection(s) from Ottawa to go to Montreal.
What's the fastest journey time between Ottawa to Montreal by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Ottawa and Montreal is 1 hr 55 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Ottawa to Montreal?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Ottawa and Montreal.
What are the CO2 emissions for Ottawa to Montreal by bus?
The bus journey from Ottawa to Montreal creates 12.38kg of CO2 emissions.

Go local from Ottawa

Trending routes

Weekend getaways from Ottawa

International routes from Ottawa and nearby areas

Other destinations from Ottawa

Main routes to Montreal

Related routes

Other popular routes