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There are 3 ways to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Halifax by plane, train or car

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Fly  •  2h 44m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Halifax (YHZ) BOS - YHZ

$240 - $620

2 alternative options

Train  •  37h 41m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to St-Lambert Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax

$307 - $751

Drive  •  11h 23m

  1. Drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Halifax 1112.4 km

$110 - $170

Boston (BOS) to Halifax (YHZ) flights

The flight time between Boston (BOS) and Halifax (YHZ) is around 1h 36m and covers a distance of around 665 km. The fastest flight normally takes 1h 36m. Services are operated by Air Canada. Typically six flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
1h 36m
Fastest flight journey time:
1h 36m
Flight distance:
665 km
Flights per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$127
Carbon emissions:
134 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
09:35
Last flight departs at:
09:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Boston (BOS) to Halifax (YHZ) flight schedules

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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior for all arrivals by land or air 5 years of age or older
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  • 14 day mandatory quarantine including 3 night pre-paid booking at a government authorised hotel at traveller's expense. COVID-19 test on arrival. Additional COVID-19 test on day 8 of quarantine
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No, entry into Canada from United States is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Halifax is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Halifax is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Halifax is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1-833-784-4397.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United States from Canada.

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Last updated: 20 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Halifax is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 11h 23m.

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The fastest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Halifax is to fly which takes 2h 44m and costs $190 - $500.

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The distance between Boston Airport (BOS) and Halifax is 651 km. The road distance is 1112.4 km.

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The best way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Halifax without a car is to train which takes 37h 41m and costs $240 - $600.

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It takes approximately 2h 44m to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Halifax, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Halifax is to fly which takes 2h 44m and costs $190 - $500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $240 - $600 and takes 37h 41m.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Halifax Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 36m.

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Halifax is 1h ahead of Boston Airport (BOS). It is currently 8:49 AM in Boston Airport (BOS) and 9:49 AM in Halifax.

Yes, the driving distance between Boston Airport (BOS) to Halifax is 1112 km. It takes approximately 11h 23m to drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Halifax.

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Air Canada offers flights from Boston Airport to Halifax Airport.

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Map of how to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Halifax.
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  • Distance: 651.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 44m

What companies run services between Boston Airport (BOS), USA and Halifax, NS, Canada?

Air Canada flies from Boston Airport (BOS) to Halifax 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston Airport (BOS) to Halifax via South Station, Boston South Station, Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station, and Saint-Lambert in around 37h 41m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
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 Boston South Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$250 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to St-Lambert Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Premium
$260 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$85 - $120
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$160 - $200
Business
$240 - $360
Economy
$210 - $260
EconomyPlus
$420 - $600

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