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There are 10 ways to get from Albany to Nova Scotia by plane, bus, night bus, train 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 53 min

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

$226 - $906

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Bus to Boston, fly  •  9 h 35 min

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

$128 - $396

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Night bus to Montreal, fly  •  10 h 26 min

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

$147 - $354

Train to Newark, fly  •  9 h 22 min

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

$173 - $475

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

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

$172 - $427

Bus  •  22 h 8 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
  5. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Halifax, NS

$164 - $249

Bus, train  •  27 h 31 min

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

$193 - $318

Night bus, train  •  28 h 7 min

  1. Take the night bus from Albany, Ny to Montreal, Pq 4036 / ...
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax VIA Rail

$180 - $327

Train  •  30 h 13 min

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

$196 - $372

Drive  •  14 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Halifax 862.2 miles

$110 - $170

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

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The quickest way to get from Albany to Nova Scotia is to fly which costs $220 - $950 and takes 8 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Albany station to Nova Scotia. However, there are services departing from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station 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 Nova Scotia is 558 miles. The road distance is 862.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Nova Scotia without a car is to bus and train which takes 27 h 31 min and costs $190 - $320.

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It takes approximately 8 h 53 min to get from Albany to Nova Scotia, including transfers.

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Albany to Nova Scotia train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Albany to Nova Scotia is to fly which takes 8 h 53 min and costs $220 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $160 - $250 and takes 22 h 8 min, you could also train, which costs $190 - $380 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 26 min and has one stopover.

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Nova Scotia is 1 h ahead of Albany. It is currently 9:15 AM in Albany and 10:15 AM in Nova Scotia.

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  • Distance: 558.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 53 min

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

United Airlines, Delta 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, Maine - Concord Coach, Houlton, Maine, Woodstock, NB, and Moncton, NB in around 22 h 8 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Albany to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,700
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Boston to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Montreal to Halifax via Fredericton
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Montreal to Halifax via Charlottetown
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Montreal to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Albany to Halifax via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Albany to Halifax via Newark, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,900
Flights from Albany to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,700
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 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 Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 49 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 12 min
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 Albany to Halifax via Detroit, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
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
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station 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 Station to St-Lambert Amtrak Station
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
Train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$120 - $140
Economy
$150 - $210
EconomyPlus
$180 - $260
Business
$270 - $370
Train from Montréal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$120 - $140
Economy
$150 - $210
EconomyPlus
$180 - $260
Business
$270 - $380
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 3 hours
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 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $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
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton, NB to Halifax, NS
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
maritimebus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Longueuil, PQ
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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

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

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WestJet, Cape Air, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Albany Airport to Halifax Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Nova Scotia. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Albany to Albany Airport is to line 737 bus which takes 20 min and costs $2.

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