There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Halifax by plane, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Halifax  •  8 h 17 min

  1. ORD - YHZ

$153 - $397

Cheapest option

Fly Chicago Midway to Halifax  •  8 h 51 min

  1. MDW - YHZ

$123 - $336

6 alternative options

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Moncton, bus  •  12 h 8 min

  1. ORD - YQM

$257 - $1,355

Train via Toronto  •  37 h 50 min

$242 - $790

Bus, drive, car ferry  •  37 h 47 min

$258 - $399

Bus, train  •  41 h 9 min

$184 - $526

Train  •  46 h 8 min

$251 - $772

Drive  •  27 h 43 min

  1. 1689.4 miles

$220 - $330

Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and Halifax is 1965 km. The road distance is 2703 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Halifax is to fly which costs $120 - $340 and takes 8 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Halifax is to fly which takes 8 h 17 min and costs $150 - $400.

No, there is no direct train from Chicago to Halifax. However, there are services departing from Chicago Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Halifax via Schenectady Amtrak and Saint-Lambert. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 h 8 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 17 min to get from Chicago to Halifax, including transfers.

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Halifax, NS, Canada?

Air Canada, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Chicago to Halifax every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chicago to Halifax via Detroit Amtrak, Windsor, Toronto, and Montréal in around 37 h 50 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Halifax via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Halifax via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $2,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moncton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moncton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moncton via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moncton via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moncton via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
9 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moncton via Newark, Halifax
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Chicago Midway to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Halifax via Detroit, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Halifax via Detroit, Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Halifax via Minneapolis, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Halifax via Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Halifax via Toronto Island, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Halifax via Toronto Island, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$440 - $650
Train from Schenectady Amtrak to St-Lambert Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Windsor to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Train from Toronto to Montréal
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$85 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $170
Business
$120 - $170
Business Plus/Sleeper
$220 - $310
Train from Montréal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21 h 51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $150
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $360
Business
$270 - $380
Business Plus/Sleeper
$480 - $700
Train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $150
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $350
Business
$270 - $380
Business Plus/Sleeper
$480 - $700
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1, Kennedy Plaza, Providence
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.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
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
11 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $95
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$90 - $130
Megabus CA
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$107
Schedules at
ferries.ca
Book at
ferries.ca

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