There are 6 ways to get from Bangor to Nova Scotia by bus, car, train, car ferry, bus and ferry or plane

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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Bus, drive, train  •  14 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Maine - Greyhound to Houlton, Maine
  2. Drive from Houlton, Maine to Fredericton, NB
  3. Take the bus from Fredericton, NB to Saint John, NB
  4. Take the bus from Saint John, NB to Moncton, NB
  5. Take the train from Moncton to Halifax

$108 - $218

Cheapest option

Bus, drive to Fredericton, fly  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Maine - Greyhound to Houlton, Maine
  2. Drive from Houlton, Maine to Fredericton, NB
  3. Fly from Fredericton (YFC) to Halifax (YHZ) YFC - YHZ

$74 - $286

4 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  17 h

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, ME to Portland, ME
  2. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  3. Take the bus from Yarmouth to Halifax

$144 - $254

Bus, drive, bus and ferry  •  17 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Maine - Greyhound to Caribou, Maine
  2. Drive from Caribou, Maine to Edmunston - 100 Grey Rock rd Shell truck stop
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Edmunston - 100 Grey Rock rd Shell truck stop to Moncton - 477 Paul street
  4. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Halifax, NS

Drive  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Bangor to Halifax 425.6 miles

$55 - $85

Bus, drive, bus to St John, fly  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Maine - Greyhound to Houlton, Maine
  2. Drive from Houlton, Maine to Fredericton, NB
  3. Take the bus from Fredericton, NB to Saint John, NB
  4. Fly from St John (YSJ) to Halifax (YHZ) YSJ - YHZ

$221 - $804

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bangor and Nova Scotia is 277 miles. The road distance is 425.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Bangor to Nova Scotia without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 17 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 14 h 39 min to get from Bangor to Nova Scotia, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Fredericton Airport to Halifax Airport is the direct flight which takes 52 min.

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Nova Scotia is 1 h ahead of Bangor. It is currently 4:44 PM in Bangor and 5:44 PM in Nova Scotia.

Yes, the driving distance between Bangor to Nova Scotia is 426 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 26 min to drive from Bangor to Nova Scotia.

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Sunwing Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Fredericton Airport to Halifax Airport.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Nova Scotia. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bangor to Nova Scotia.
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  • Distance: 277.1 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 39 min

What companies run services between Bangor, ME, USA and Nova Scotia, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Bangor to Halifax. However, you can take the bus to Houlton, Maine, take the drive to Fredericton, NB, take the bus to Saint John, NB, take the bus to Moncton, NB, take the walk to Moncton, then take the train to Halifax. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Bangor to Halifax via Bangor, Maine - Concord Coach, Bangor, ME, Portland, ME, Portland Transportation Center, Congress St + Exchange St, Portland, ME, Yarmouth, and Yarmouth in around 17 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Fredericton to Halifax
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from St John to Halifax
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Fredericton to Halifax
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$29 - $230
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Moncton to Halifax
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $55
Economy
$55 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $120
Business
$75 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Cyr Bus Line
Website
johntcyrandsons.com
Bus from Bangor, Maine - Greyhound to Houlton, Maine
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $29
Schedules at
johntcyrandsons.com
Bus from Bangor, Maine - Greyhound to Caribou, Maine
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
johntcyrandsons.com
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Fredericton, NB to Saint John, NB
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Saint John, NB to Moncton, NB
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton, NB to Halifax, NS
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
maritimebus.com
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
Bus from Bangor, ME to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
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
Autobus Les Sillons
Phone
+1(418) 986 3886
Email
info@autobuslessillons.com
Bus and ferry from Edmunston - 100 Grey Rock rd Shell truck stop to Moncton - 477 Paul street
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
autobuslessillons.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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