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Ithaca to Montreal drive

driving   /   8 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

Ithaca to Montreal road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Ithaca to Montreal. If you're planning a road trip to Montreal, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Ithaca
drive for about 1 hour

11:11 am  Syracuse (New York)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:11 pm
drive for about 39 minutes

12:50 pm  Pulaski (New York)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:50 pm
drive for about 1 hour

3:03 pm  Thousand Islands National Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:03 pm
drive for about 54 minutes

4:57 pm  Ogdensburg
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:57 pm
drive for about 44 minutes

6:40 pm  Massena
stay overnight and leave the next day around 8:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 4.5 hours

 Day 2

8:00 am  leave from Massena
drive for about 24.5 hours

8:38 am (next morning)  Pointe Claire
stay overnight and leave the next day around 8:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 24.5 hours

 Day 3

8:00 am  leave from Pointe Claire
drive for about 25.5 hours

9:36 am (next morning)  arrive in Montreal
stay at Hilton Montreal Bonaventure

day 3 driving ≈ 25.5 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Syracuse (New York)  (14 answers)
    questions about Syracuse (New York):
        What is one attraction to see? Famous place to eat at?

Pulaski (New York)

Thousand Islands National Park



Pointe Claire  (2 answers)
    restaurants around Pointe Claire:
        Smoke Meat Pete

Where's the best place to stay in Montreal?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Montreal.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Hilton Montreal Bonaventure, which was mentioned 2 times on Trippy.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

Hotel Le St. James  (2 mentions)
Hôtel Nelligan  (2 mentions)
Sofitel Montréal  (2 mentions)

Want to research more popular hotels in Montreal? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Montreal?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest La Banquise Resto, which was mentioned 12 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Schwartz's  (11 mentions)
Marché Atwater  (6 mentions)
Garde Manger  (3 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Montreal? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Montreal?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Vieux-Montreal  (14 mentions)
Mont Royal  (13 mentions)
Jardin Botanique  (10 mentions)
Old Port of Montreal  (10 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Montreal. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Allie from Portland asked:
A foodie in Montreal  (8 answers)

profile  Janine from Seattle asked:
Outdoor activities in Montreal + great restaurants?  (8 answers)

profile  Keith from Denver asked:
Hidden gems of Montreal  (7 answers)

profile  James from Maryland asked:
best photo locations  (6 answers)

profile  Thom from Philadelphia asked:
Montreal Trip with Teenage Son  (6 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Montreal.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Montreal to Ithaca drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Ithaca? Try searching for places within 5 hours of Ithaca.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Ithaca to Montreal. Or get a full Ithaca to Montreal flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend.

And if you know Ithaca well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Ithaca!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 307 miles
driving time of 5 hours, 12 minutes
5 Ithaca travel answers
14 Syracuse (New York) travel answers
2 Pointe Claire travel answers
122 Montreal travel answers


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