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There are 7 ways to get from Chatham to Halifax by train, plane, bus, car ferry 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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Train to Newark, fly  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Newark Broad St
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Halifax (YHZ) EWR - YHZ

$123 - $401

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Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  6h 41m

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

$139 - $372

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Halifax (YHZ) PHL - YHZ

$270 - $1,537

Bus, train  •  33h 17m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Longueuil, PQ
  2. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax VIA Rail

$218 - $366

Bus, car ferry  •  36h 18m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Montreal, Pq
  2. Take the bus from Gare d'autocars de Montréal to Saint Simeon, QC
  3. Take the car ferry from Saint Simeon, QC to Riviere-du-Loup, QC
  4. Take the bus from Rivière-du-Loup to Moncton, NB
  5. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Halifax, NS

$212 - $356

Train  •  35h 7m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to St-Lambert Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax

$216 - $440

Drive  •  15h 24m

  1. Drive from Chatham to Halifax 929.1 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Chatham to Halifax is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 15h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Chatham to Halifax is to train and fly which costs $120 - $410 and takes 6h 14m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chatham to Halifax. However, there are services departing from Chatham and arriving at Halifax via New York Penn Station and Saint-Lambert. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 7m.

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The distance between Chatham and Halifax is 615 miles. The road distance is 929.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Halifax without a car is to bus and train which takes 33h 17m and costs $210 - $370.

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It takes approximately 6h 14m to get from Chatham to Halifax, including transfers.

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Chatham to Halifax train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Chatham station.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Halifax Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 2m.

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Halifax is 1h ahead of Chatham. It is currently 9:48 AM in Chatham and 10:48 AM in Halifax.

Chatham to Halifax train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Halifax station.

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Map of how to get from Chatham to Halifax.
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  • Distance: 614.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 14m

What companies run services between Chatham, NJ, USA and Halifax, NS, Canada?

You can take a train from Chatham to Halifax via New York Penn Station and Saint-Lambert in around 35h 7m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Chatham to Newark Broad St
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Chatham to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21h 26m
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to St-Lambert Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
10h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Longueuil, PQ
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Book at
trailwaysny.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Intercar
Phone
+1 800-806-2167
Email
info@intercar.ca
Website
intercar.qc.ca
Bus from Gare d'autocars de Montréal to Saint Simeon, QC
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
intercar.ca
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Rivière-du-Loup to Moncton, NB
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton, NB to Halifax, NS
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
maritimebus.com
Ferry operators
Traverse Ferry
Phone
418-862-5094
Website
traverserdl.com
Car ferry from Saint Simeon, QC to Riviere-du-Loup, QC
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
traverserdl.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Chatham to Halifax is 929 miles. It takes approximately 15h 24m to drive from Chatham to Halifax.

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United Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Newark Airport to Halifax Airport.

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