There are 10 ways to get from Albany to Halifax by plane, bus, night bus, train, car ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Albany  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Halifax (YHZ) ALB - YHZ

$160 - $1,122

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Night bus, train  •  28 h 28 min

  1. Take the night bus from Albany, Ny to Montreal, Pq 4040 / ...
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax VIA Rail

$130 - $417

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Bus to Boston, fly  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Halifax (YHZ) BOS - YHZ

$132 - $412

Night bus to Montreal, fly  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the night bus from Albany, Ny to Montreal, Pq
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Halifax (YHZ) YUL - YHZ

$151 - $370

Train to Newark, fly  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Halifax (YHZ) EWR - YHZ

$169 - $488

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Halifax (YHZ) LGA - YHZ

$168 - $440

Bus, car ferry  •  19 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma 220 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me
  3. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  4. Take the bus from Yarmouth to Halifax

$154 - $277

Bus, train  •  27 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Longueuil, QC Albany
  2. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax VIA Rail

$140 - $408

Train  •  30 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to St-Lambert Amtrak Adirondack
  2. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax VIA Rail

$146 - $462

Drive  •  14 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Halifax 862.2 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

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

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The distance between Albany and Halifax is 530 miles. The road distance is 862.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Halifax without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 19 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 1 min to get from Albany to Halifax, including transfers.

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Albany to Halifax train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Albany to Halifax is to fly which takes 8 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 30 h 13 min.

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There is no direct flight from Albany Airport to Halifax Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 28 min and has one stopover.

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Halifax is 1 h ahead of Albany. It is currently 5:06 PM in Albany and 6:06 PM in Halifax.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany to Halifax is 862 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 9 min to drive from Albany to Halifax.

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  • Distance: 530.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 1 min

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Halifax, NS, Canada?

United Airlines, Air Canada and four other airlines fly from Albany to Halifax hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Albany to Halifax via St-Lambert Amtrak and Saint-Lambert in around 30 h 13 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Boston to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Montreal to Halifax via Fredericton
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Montreal to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Newark to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Albany to Halifax via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Albany to Halifax via Newark, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,900
Flights from Albany to Halifax via Newark, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Newark to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Montreal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Montreal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to St-Lambert Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $100
Business
$65 - $90
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $170
Train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $140
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $350
Business
$260 - $370
Business Plus/Sleeper
$470 - $650
Train from Montréal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21 h 51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $140
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $350
Business
$260 - $370
Business Plus/Sleeper
$470 - $700
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Night bus from Albany, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Amero Shuttle
Website
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Bus from Yarmouth to Halifax
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Longueuil, QC
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Phone
+1 877-762-7245
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Schedules at
ferries.ca
Book at
ferries.ca
Adult Off-Peak
$80
Adult Peak (July1 - Sept14)
$107
Vehicle Off-Peak
$149
Vehicle Peak (July1 - Sept14)
$199

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Air Canada and United Airlines offer flights from Albany Airport to Halifax Airport.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Halifax. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Albany to Albany Airport is to line 737 bus which takes 42 min and costs .

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