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Toronto to Montreal drive

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Toronto to Montreal road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Toronto to Montreal. If you're planning a road trip to Montreal, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best restaurants, hotels, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Toronto
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:31 am  Lake Ontario
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 12:31 pm
drive for about 55 minutes

1:26 pm  Belleville (Canada)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 2:26 pm
drive for about 53 minutes

3:19 pm  Kingston (Ontario)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 4:19 pm
drive for about 46 minutes

5:05 pm  Cruise the 1000 Islands
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 4 hours

 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Cruise the 1000 Islands
drive for about 1 hour

11:00 am  Old Mills Guest Home
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 12:00 pm
drive for about 56 minutes

12:56 pm  Massena
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 1:56 pm
drive for about 1 hour

3:09 pm  Smoke Meat Pete
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 4:09 pm
drive for about 32 minutes

4:42 pm  arrive in Montreal
stay at Hilton Montreal Bonaventure

day 2 driving ≈ 3.5 hours

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Enter a city to drive through on the way from Toronto to Montreal.

Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Toronto, Canada.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Lake Ontario  (2 mentions)
Belleville (Canada)
Kingston (Ontario)  (4 answers)
    questions about Kingston (Ontario):
        what to do in Kingston, Ontario?
Cruise the 1000 Islands
Old Mills Guest Home
Smoke Meat Pete  (2 mentions)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Montreal, Canada.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

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!

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

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

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

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

 Thom Lehman 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 Toronto drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

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

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At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 337 miles
driving time of 5 hours, 18 minutes
118 Toronto travel answers
4 Kingston (Ontario) travel answers
116 Montreal travel answers

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