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There are 8 ways to get from Cape Breton Island to Yarmouth Port by plane, bus, taxi, train, car or car ferry

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 to Boston, bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (YQY) to Boston (BOS) YQY - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Boston South Station to Barnstable, MA

$226 - $552

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Drive, car ferry, bus  •  20 h 41 min

  1. Drive from North Sydney, NS to Yarmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Yarmouth to Portland, ME
  3. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma
  4. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center to Hyannis, MA - Hyannis Transportation Center Bos / ...

$191 - $331

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Fly to Hyannis  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (YQY) to Hyannis (HYA) YQY - HYA

$197 - $695

Fly to Provincetown, taxi  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (YQY) to Provincetown (PVC) YQY - PVC
  2. Take a taxi from Provincetown to Yarmouth Port

$372 - $1,016

Bus, train  •  42 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney, NS to Halifax
  2. Take the train from Halifax to Montréal
  3. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Boston, Ma
  4. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center to Hyannis, MA - Hyannis Transportation Center Bos / ...

$275 - $472

Bus, train via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station  •  46 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney, NS to Halifax
  2. Take the train from Halifax to Saint-Lambert
  3. Take the train from St-Lambert Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
  4. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
  5. Take the bus from Boston South Station to Barnstable, MA

Drive  •  15 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Yarmouth Port 900.2 miles

$110 - $180

Drive, car ferry, bus via Barnstable, MA  •  20 h 46 min

  1. Drive from North Sydney, NS to Yarmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Yarmouth to Portland, ME
  3. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma
  4. Take the bus from Boston South Station to Barnstable, MA

$191 - $337

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cape Breton Island to Yarmouth Port is to drive which costs $150 - $230 and takes 15 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cape Breton Island to Yarmouth Port is to fly which costs $250 - $950 and takes 6 h 14 min.

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The distance between Cape Breton Island and Yarmouth Port is 896 km. The road distance is 1440.3 km.

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The best way to get from Cape Breton Island to Yarmouth Port without a car is to bus and train which takes 42 h 8 min and costs $360 - $650.

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It takes approximately 7 h 17 min to get from Cape Breton Island to Yarmouth Port, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sydney Airport to Boston Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Yarmouth Port is 1 h behind Cape Breton Island. It is currently 12:41 AM in Cape Breton Island and 11:41 PM in Yarmouth Port.

Yes, the driving distance between Cape Breton Island to Yarmouth Port is 1440 km. It takes approximately 15 h 24 min to drive from Cape Breton Island to Yarmouth Port.

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Sydney Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 230+ hotels available in Yarmouth Port. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cape Breton Island to Yarmouth Port.
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  • Distance: 560.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 17 min

What companies run services between Cape Breton Island, NS, Canada and Yarmouth Port, MA, USA?

WestJet, Air Canada and Cape Air fly from New Waterford to Yarmouth Port every 4 hours.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Sydney to Hyannis via Halifax, Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,500
Flights from Sydney to Hyannis via Halifax, Boston, Nantucket
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Sydney to Hyannis via Halifax, Boston, Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,600
Flights from Sydney to Provincetown via Halifax, Toronto, Boston
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,200
Flights from Sydney to Provincetown via Toronto, Boston
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Sydney to Provincetown via Halifax, Boston
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Sydney to Provincetown via Toronto, New York La Guardia, Boston
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Sydney to Provincetown via Toronto, Halifax, Boston
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Sydney to Provincetown via Toronto, New York JFK, Boston
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Sydney to Provincetown via Toronto, Detroit, Boston
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Sydney to Provincetown via Toronto, Covington, Boston
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Sydney to Boston via Halifax
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Sydney to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Sydney to Boston via Halifax, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Sydney to Boston via Halifax, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Sydney to Boston via Halifax, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Sydney to Boston via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Halifax to Montréal
Ave. Duration
22 h 3 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
Train from Halifax to Saint-Lambert
Ave. Duration
21 h 44 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
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 St-Lambert Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 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
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston South Station to Barnstable, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
peterpanbus.com
Plymouth & Brockton
Website
p-b.com
Bus from South Station - Boston to Barnstable, MA - Park/Ride Lot, Rte 6 & 132
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Schedules at
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Bus from Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center to Hyannis, MA - Hyannis Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
p-b.com
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 Montreal, Pq to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Phone
+1 877-762-7245
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Yarmouth to Portland, ME
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
Other operators
Taxi from Provincetown to Yarmouth Port
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Cape Cab
Phone
+1 508-240-1500
Website
capecabtaxi.com

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The best way to get from Cape Breton Island to Sydney Airport is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs $29 - $35.

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