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

When you're traveling from Ottawa to Montreal, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $ 61.08. You might be able to find prices as low as $ 25.50, 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.

Journey Details

Best price $ 42.69
Journey duration 3 h 52 min
Connections per day 6
First departure 07:45
Last departure 13:45
Distance 165 km

Ticket price Ottawa - Montreal every day

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$ 61.71
$ 61.71
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$ 61.65
$ 42.94
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Orléans Express
Duration: 2 h 10 min
Ottawa (Tremblay/Via Rail) - Montréal (centre-ville)
07:45 - 09:55
$ 61.71
Duration: 8 h 30 min
Central Station - Gare D'autocars
08:30 - 17:00
$ 118.70

How long does it take to get from Ottawa to Montreal by bus?

The journey between Ottawa and Montreal by bus usually takes 3 h 12 min to cover a distance of 165 km. The shortest journey from Ottawa to Montreal will take you 2 h. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Montreal quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do departures from Ottawa to Montreal leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Ottawa to Montreal leaving at 08:30. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 13:45.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

How many journeys from Ottawa to Montreal are there every day?

On average, there are 5 daily departures from Ottawa to Montreal. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 36 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Greyhound, Maheux, AUTOBUS GATINEAU, Tour express and Orléans Express, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 4 departures from Ottawa which travel directly to Montreal. There are 1 journeys with one change or more.