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Quebec City to Montreal drive

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Quebec City to Montreal road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Quebec City 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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10:00 am  start in Quebec City
drive for about 35 minutes

10:35 am  Donnacona
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:35 am
drive for about 1.5 hours

1:11 pm  Victoriaville
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:11 pm
drive for about 53 minutes

3:04 pm  Drummondville
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:04 pm
drive for about 42 minutes

4:46 pm  Saint Hyacinthe
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:46 pm
drive for about 46 minutes

6:33 pm  Le Plateau
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 7:33 pm
drive for about 5 minutes

7:38 pm  arrive in Montreal
eat at La Banquise Resto
stay at Hilton Montreal Bonaventure

driving ≈ 4.5 hours

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Quebec City to Montreal questions

profile  Dorianne from Florida asked:
Eat and must see around Montreal /Québec, Canada?  (5 answers)

profile  Jamie from DeWitt (Michigan) asked:
Best hotels or b&bs at reasonable rates in Quebec City and Montreal  (2 answers)

Where should I stop along the way?




Saint Hyacinthe

Le Plateau  (18 mentions)

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 Quebec City drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Quebec City? Try searching for places within 3 hours of Quebec City.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Quebec City to Montreal. Or get a full Quebec City 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 Quebec City well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Quebec City!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 156 miles
driving time of 2 hours, 40 minutes
67 Quebec City travel answers
122 Montreal travel answers


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