Travel from Chicago to Nova-Scotia

Train or fly from Chicago to Nova Scotia?

Air Canada, American Airlines and 3 other airlines fly from Chicago to Glace Bay hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Halifax 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $130 and the journey takes 5 h 4 min. 3 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from Chicago to Nova Scotia

From Jackson-Blue subway to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Sydney airport, then taxi to Glace Bay. 8 h $573. From Jackson-Blue subway to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Halifax airport, line 320 bus to Bridge Terminal Bay 3, then line 61 bus to Cole Harbour. 9 h 14 min $208. From Adams/Wabash subway to Chicago Midway airport, fly to Halifax airport, line 320 bus to Bridge Terminal Bay 3, then line 61 bus to Cole Harbour. 8 h 56 min $147. From Jackson-Blue subway to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to St John airport, drive to Saint John, NB, car ferry to Digby, then drive to Kentville. 13 h 5 min $958. From Jackson-Blue subway to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Moncton airport, bus to Sackville, NB, walk to Sackville, then train to Amherst. 10 h 6 min $493. From Chicago Union Station Amtrak train to Detroit Amtrak, drive to Windsor, train to Toronto, train to Montréal, QC, then train to Halifax, NS. 37 h 39 min $458. From Chicago, IL bus to New York, walk to Canal St, subway to 34 St - Herald Sq, walk to New York, NY, bus to Fall River, MA, bus to Newport, drive to Portland, ME, car ferry to Yarmouth, walk to Yarmouth, then bus to Halifax. 38 h 22 min $301. From Chicago, IL bus to Front St. At Bay St., line 6 bus to Toronto, ON, bus to Montréal, then train to Halifax. 42 h 21 min $356. From Chicago Union Station Amtrak train to Schenectady Amtrak, train to Saint-Lambert, then train to Halifax. 46 h 8 min $490. From Chicago drive to Halifax. 27 h 43 min $273.