Travel - Toronto to/from Montreal
Date: 2018may15 Country: Canada Q. Toronto to/from Montreal A. From city hall to city hall the distance is 543km. There is a wide highway between the two major cities. Besides driving, the choices are: - Flying with regular airline - Flying with Porter - Train - Regular bus - Megabus - One way car rental Details - Flying with regular airline - Goes from outskirts airport to outskirts airport - You need to get from the airport to downtown (if that's where you are going) - Many flights per day - About $200 if you book a couple weeks in advance - YYZ <--> YUL - Flying with Porter - Toronto Airport is downtown but in outskirts of Montreal - About $250 if you book a couple weeks in advance - YTZ <--> YUL - Train - Downtown to downtown - About $110 if you book a couple weeks in advance - Book at https://www.viarail.ca - The most pleasant trip - lots of leg room, power outlet, wi-fi - Not as fast as flying - Regular bus - Downtown to downtown - About $55 if you book a couple weeks in advance - Book at https://www.busbud.com - Megabus - Downtown to downtown - The cheapest - Book at https://ca.megabus.com/route-guides/montreal-to-toronto-bus - Reviews vary https://www.yelp.ca/biz/megabus-toronto - One way car rental - Basically this isn't feasible from what I can find - All companies that support this charge a huge fee to return the car to the original city. - So if you're going one way and want a car, travel another method and rent the car once you arrive. A word on winter weather - Its sometimes dangerous and unwise to use the highway. Be prepared wait until a storm is over. - Expect delays if you are trying to travel in the winter. - This affects all modes of transportation.