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Duration 3 days 7h
Distance 3382.8 km
Average price $609
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The train between Kansas City and Nova Scotia takes 3 days 7h. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Kansas City 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. Kansas City Union Station
  2. St. Louis Gateway Station
  3. Chicago Union Station
  4. Schenectady Amtrak Station
  5. Saint-Lambert
  6. Halifax
2 days 11h
$462 - $735

Kansas City to Nova Scotia train times

Trains run twice a week between Kansas City and Halifax. The service departs Kansas City at 08:15 in the morning, which arrives into Halifax at 17:51. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3 days 7h. 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.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Kansas City station to Nova Scotia. However, there are services departing from Kansas City Union Station and arriving at Halifax via St. Louis Gateway Station, Chicago Union Station, Schenectady Amtrak Station and Saint-Lambert. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 11h.

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The distance between Kansas City and Nova Scotia is 2611 km. The road distance is 3382.8 km.

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Kansas City to Nova Scotia train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Kansas City Union Station.

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

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Nova Scotia is 2h ahead of Kansas City. It is currently 2:58 AM in Kansas City and 4:58 AM in Nova Scotia.

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

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