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Duration 21h 51m
Distance 1242.3 km
Average price $270
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The train between Montreal and Nova Scotia takes 21h 51m. The train runs, on average, 3 times per week from Montreal 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.

Train

  1. Montréal
  2. Halifax
21h 51m
$190 - $340

Montreal to Nova Scotia train times

Trains run three times a week between Montreal and Halifax. The service departs Montreal at 19:00 in the evening, which arrives into Halifax at 17:51. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 21h 51m. 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

Want to know about travelling from Montreal to Nova Scotia? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Montréal and arriving at Halifax. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 21h 51m.

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The distance between Montreal and Nova Scotia is 772 km. The road distance is 1242.3 km.

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Montreal to Nova Scotia train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Montréal station.

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

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Nova Scotia is 1h ahead of Montreal. It is currently 4:05 AM in Montreal and 5:05 AM in Nova Scotia.

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

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What companies run services between Montreal and Nova Scotia?

VIA Rail operates a train from Montréal to Halifax 3 times a week. Tickets cost $190 - $340 and the journey takes 21h 51m.
Train operators
VIA Rail
Ave. Duration
21h 51m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $340
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21h 51m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $340
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$160 - $190
Economy
$190 - $280
EconomyPlus
$240 - $340
Business
$350 - $490

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