Trip to Montreal
Top 5 things to do on a trip to Montreal
- Walk through Old Montreal
- Visit the Montreal Botanical Gardens
- Explore the Museum of Archaeology and History
- Check out the amusement park La ronde
- Get a view of downtown from the top of Mont-Royal
Not sure which pub or restaurant has the best poutine in town? Might as well try them all!
Montreal provides an eclectic downtown area with plenty to see and do within walking distance. The most populous city in Quebec, Montreal is littered with historical sights and tours.
If you’ve never been to Montreal, you owe yourself a proper adventure of exploring the history and culture it provides.
Numerous tours can help you navigate downtown and there are plenty of parks to explore. Throughout Montreal you’ll be able to marvel at historic architecture, have the tough decision of choosing where to eat, visit museums, and much more.
We’ll try to help simplify your trip to Montreal by providing some our favourite hotels, shops, and restaurants listed below!
Transportation options in Montreal
Our bus to Montreal takes you directly to Métro Bonaventure, 997 St-Antoine Ouest.
Learn more about our most popular routes to Montreal.
Upon your arrival, getting around on your trip to Montreal will be a breeze. Montreal is one of the most accessible cities in Canada and is easy to navigate by foot.
There are plenty of transit options via bus and rail such as Montreal Metro.
In addition, taxis and ride shares make up a major presence in Montreal.
Best places to stay in Montreal
After your long exhaustive day of sight-seeing, you’re going to need a place to crash. Montreal is widely known for its amenities and extensive hotel accommodations.
There are plenty of hotels to choose from, making a trip to Montreal accessible for any traveler.
The most lavish hotels in Montreal would be the Marriott Chateau Champlain or Hotel Nelligan, putting you in a central location to many of the city’s sights.
Alternatively, many hotels such as the Auberge St. Jacques, Hotel Elegant, or other rentals are available at a lower cost and offer plenty of travel options for your trip to Montreal.
Nightlife in Montreal
You’ll find that Montreal doesn’t play by the same rules as other cities when it comes to nightlife, with some clubs open even past 3 AM. There’s such an explosive scene of live music, bars, and clubs in Montreal that it will be hard to stay in one place.
For a totally unique nightlife experience, make sure to visit iSaute. iSaute provides an-all trampoline space open until midnight.
When you’re done bouncing, make sure to visit Brutopia. As a neighborhood bar offering some of the best live music and craft cocktails and beers, it’s a local favourite.
Another great spot for drinks on your trip to Montreal is Bier Markt. Many locals flock here for its having the most extensive beer selection (150+) in the city.
For live music fans, Divan Orange is an outstanding venue to round out your Montreal trip.
Where to shop on your trip to Montreal
There will be no shortage of shopping options while you’re in the limits of the city, whether you’re seeking retail therapy or looking to enjoy a bagel from the famous St-Viateur Bagel.
No shopping trip in Montreal would be complete without visiting the Underground City. In the heart of Montreal’s central business district, it serves as an escape from the cold and a local and tourist spot for urban flair via its many shops, boutiques, and restaurants.
However, you can’t bring up shopping and dining in Montreal without mentioning Atwater Market. One of the most vibrant and diverse parts of Montreal, Atwater Market offers a spectacle of food vendors and specialties.
Best free things to do in Montreal
- Basilique Notre-Dame
- Jean Talon Market
- Angrignon Park
- Old Montreal
- Mont Royal
Even the most frugal of travelers will find something to love on their trip to Montreal. One of the greatest reasons to take a trip to Montreal is that many of the attractions are of no cost to you.
Totally free, you owe yourself a trip to the top of Mont Royal for views of downtown Montreal. Consider visiting Basilique Notre-Dame, the famous church built in 1829, located in the center of Old Montreal.
You can even soak in the culture on your trip to Montreal by walking through the Jean Talon Market or Old Montreal, where it will be buzzing with activity.
Benefits of taking a bus trip to Montreal
- reserved seating
- affordable fares
When booking a trip to Montreal, you’re looking for the lowest costs, trip flexibility, and the best means to arrive comfortably and safely.
Look no further, because megabus offers the easiest and most affordable options for travelling to Montreal. With the money you save on bus tickets to Montreal, you’ll be left with more to spend on your upcoming trip to Montreal.
Megabus serves more than 100 cities and university campuses across North America, allowing you to choose the bus stop nearest to you and select your flexible schedule for your trip to Montreal.
This will ensure that when you arrive, you can immediately begin exploring the beauty of Montreal.
On your trip to Montreal, you’ll be offered the highest level of comfort and safety as well as amenities such as onboard restrooms, individual power outlets, three-point seatbelts, and reclining seats.
So if you’re planning on taking a trip to Montreal, book your ticket with us today to reserve your seat and see our first-class amenities firsthand.