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Duration 29h 41m
Distance 1374 km
Average price $333
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The train between Albany and Nova Scotia takes 29h 41m. The train runs, on average, 3 times per week from Albany to Nova Scotia. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
  2. Saint-Lambert
  3. Halifax
30h 13m
$242 - $412

Albany to Nova Scotia train times

Trains run three times a week between Albany and Halifax. The service departs Albany at 11:10 in the morning, which arrives into Halifax at 17:51. All services require a transfer at St-Lambert Amtrak Station and take an average of 29h 41m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

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No, there is no direct train from Albany station to Nova Scotia. However, there are services departing from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station and arriving at Halifax via Saint-Lambert. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 13m.

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The distance between Albany and Nova Scotia is 843 km. The road distance is 1374 km.

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Albany to Nova Scotia train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station.

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Albany to Nova Scotia train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Halifax station.

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Nova Scotia is 1h ahead of Albany. It is currently 8:48 PM in Albany and 9:48 PM in Nova Scotia.

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