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There are 9 ways to get from Connecticut to Nova Scotia 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 to Sydney  •  9h 47m

  1. Take the train from Stamford to Grand Central
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Sydney (YQY) EWR - YQY

$263 - $707

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Bus to Boston, fly to Halifax  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Halifax (YHZ) BOS - YHZ

$121 - $384

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Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Halifax  •  7h 34m

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

$187 - $497

Train to Newark, fly to Halifax  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the train from Stamford to Grand Central
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Halifax (YHZ) EWR - YHZ

$142 - $412

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Sydney  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Sydney (YQY) LGA - YQY

$298 - $1,082

Train, bus, car ferry  •  22h 38m

  1. Take the train from Bridgeport to Grand Central
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Portland, ME
  3. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  4. Take the bus from Yarmouth to Halifax

$185 - $292

Train, bus  •  34h 20m

  1. Take the train from Bridgeport to Grand Central
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Longueuil, PQ
  3. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax

$227 - $382

Train  •  35h 45m

  1. Take the train from Bridgeport to Harlem-125th St.
  2. Take the train from Yonkers Amtrak Station to St-Lambert Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax

$229 - $462

Drive  •  13h 56m

  1. Drive from Bridgeport to Halifax 848.4 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Connecticut to Nova Scotia is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 13h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Connecticut to Nova Scotia is to train and fly which costs $180 - $500 and takes 7h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Connecticut to Nova Scotia. However, there are services departing from Bridgeport and arriving at Halifax via Harlem-125th St., Yonkers Amtrak Station and Saint-Lambert. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 45m.

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The distance between Connecticut and Nova Scotia is 542 miles. The road distance is 848.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Connecticut to Nova Scotia without a car is to train and bus and car ferry which takes 22h 38m and costs $180 - $300.

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It takes approximately 9h 47m to get from Connecticut to Nova Scotia, including transfers.

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Connecticut to Nova Scotia train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), depart from Bridgeport station.

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to Sydney Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 46m and has one stopover.

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Nova Scotia is 1h ahead of Connecticut. It is currently 3:18 AM in Connecticut and 4:18 AM in Nova Scotia.

Connecticut to Nova Scotia train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Halifax station.

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Map of how to get from Connecticut to Nova Scotia.
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  • Distance: 541.7 miles
  • Duration: 9h 47m

What companies run services between Connecticut, USA and Nova Scotia, Canada?

You can take a train from Bridgeport to Halifax via Harlem-125th St., Yonkers, Yonkers Amtrak Station, and Saint-Lambert in around 35h 45m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Ottawa, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Halifax
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8h 57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
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 Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
9h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Boston to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
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
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
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
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Boston, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
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
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Stamford to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$17 - $18
Onboard
$15 - $22
At station
$12 - $16
Train from Bridgeport to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$14 - $16
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$21 - $29
At station
$19 - $22
Train from Bridgeport to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$13 - $15
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$20 - $28
At station
$17 - $21
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 Stamford Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Yonkers Amtrak Station to St-Lambert Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
10h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Bus operators
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 Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Amero Shuttle
Website
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Bus from Yarmouth to Halifax
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
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
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Phone
+1 877-762-7245
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Connecticut to Nova Scotia is 848 miles. It takes approximately 13h 56m to drive from Connecticut to Nova Scotia.

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

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There are 15+ hotels available in Nova Scotia. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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