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Duration 3 days 13h
Distance 3728.3 km
Average price $589
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The train between Fargo and Nova Scotia takes 3 days 13h. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Fargo 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. Fargo Amtrak Station
  2. Chicago Union Station
  3. Schenectady Amtrak Station
  4. Saint-Lambert
  5. Halifax
2 days 12h
$449 - $712

Fargo to Nova Scotia train times

Trains run twice a week between Fargo and Halifax. The service departs Fargo at 02:18 in the morning, which arrives into Halifax at 17:51. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3 days 13h. 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 Fargo station to Nova Scotia. However, there are services departing from Fargo Amtrak Station and arriving at Halifax via Chicago Union Station, Schenectady Amtrak Station and Saint-Lambert. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 12h.

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The distance between Fargo and Nova Scotia is 2544 km. The road distance is 3728.3 km.

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Fargo to Nova Scotia train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Fargo Amtrak Station.

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

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Nova Scotia is 2h ahead of Fargo. It is currently 6:44 PM in Fargo and 8:44 PM in Nova Scotia.

There are nine+ hotels available in Nova Scotia. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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