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

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Recommended option

Fly from Albany  •  9 h 3 min

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

$176 - $706

Cheapest option

Bus to Boston, fly  •  9 h 24 min

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

$129 - $406

8 alternative options

Night bus to Montreal, fly  •  9 h 49 min

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

$148 - $368

Bus to Hartford, fly  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Springfield, Ma
  2. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Halifax (YHZ) BDL - YHZ

$199 - $1,361

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  9 h 29 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

$172 - $427

Train to Newark, fly  •  9 h 58 min

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

$161 - $466

Bus  •  21 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma 220 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Bangor, ME
  3. Take the bus from Bangor, Maine - Concord Coach to Houlton, Maine
  4. Take the bus from Woodstock, NB to Moncton, NB 708 / ...
  5. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Marriott Harbourfront Hotel

$148 - $229

Bus, train  •  27 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Montréal, QC Via Montreal / ...
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax VIA Rail / ...

$130 - $425

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 - $472

Drive  •  14 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Halifax 862.2 miles

$110 - $170

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Nova Scotia, Canada?

United Airlines, Air Canada and three other airlines fly from Albany to Lower Sackville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Albany to Halifax via Boston, Ma, Boston, MA - South Station, Bangor, ME, Bangor, Maine - Concord Coach, Houlton, Maine, Woodstock, NB, and Moncton, NB in around 21 h 11 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Boston to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Montreal to Halifax via Moncton
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Montreal to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Hartford to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $2,100
Flights from Hartford to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,200
Flights from Hartford to Halifax via Montreal, Moncton
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $2,100
Flights from Hartford to Halifax via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from Hartford to Halifax via Montreal, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $2,100
Flights from Hartford to Halifax via Montreal, St John
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $2,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Newark to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Albany to Halifax via Washington Dulles, Boston
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
Flights from Albany to Halifax via Newark, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,900
Flights from Albany to Halifax via Newark, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Hartford to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Newark to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Montreal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Albany to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Montreal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albany to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Albany to Halifax via Detroit, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
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 Montréal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21 h 51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $150
Economy
$180 - $260
Economy Plus
$260 - $360
Business
$270 - $380
Business Plus/Sleeper
$490 - $700
Train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $150
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $360
Business
$270 - $380
Business Plus/Sleeper
$480 - $700
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Night bus from Albany, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Albany, Ny to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Albany, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Cyr Bus Line
Website
johntcyrandsons.com
Bus from Bangor, Maine - Concord Coach to Houlton, Maine
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
johntcyrandsons.com
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Woodstock, NB to Moncton, NB
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Bus from Moncton, NB to Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Montréal, QC
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Albany to Nova Scotia?

The distance between Albany and Nova Scotia is 893 km. The road distance is 1380 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Albany to Nova Scotia?

The cheapest way to get from Albany to Nova Scotia is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 14 h 9 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Albany to Nova Scotia?

The quickest way to get from Albany to Nova Scotia is to fly which takes 9 h 3 min and costs $170 - $750.

Is there a direct train between Albany and Nova Scotia?

No, there is no direct train from Albany to Nova Scotia. 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.

How long does it take to get from Albany to Nova Scotia?

It takes approximately 9 h 3 min to get from Albany to Nova Scotia, including transfers.