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  •  8 h

  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  •  7 h 52 min

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

$121 - $380

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Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Halifax  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak 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  •  7 h 58 min

  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  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak 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  •  19 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Boston South Station
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me
  3. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  4. Take the bus from Yarmouth to Halifax

$235 - $529

Bus, car ferry  •  20 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to Hartford, Ct
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
  3. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Brunswick, ME
  4. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  5. Take the bus from Yarmouth to Halifax

$270 - $417

Train  •  35 h 30 min

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

$230 - $701

Drive  •  13 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Bridgeport to Halifax 848.4 miles

$110 - $170

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No, there is no direct train from Connecticut to Nova Scotia. However, there are services departing from Bridgeport Amtrak and arriving at Halifax via New York Penn Station and Saint-Lambert. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 30 min.

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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 19 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h to get from Connecticut to Nova Scotia, including transfers.

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Connecticut to Nova Scotia train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Bridgeport Amtrak station.

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to Sydney Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 1 min and has one stopover.

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Nova Scotia is 1 h ahead of Connecticut. It is currently 2:13 AM in Connecticut and 3:13 AM in Nova Scotia.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Connecticut to Nova Scotia is 848 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 56 min 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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Map of how to get from Connecticut to Nova Scotia.
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  • Distance: 541.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h

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

You can take a train from Bridgeport to Halifax via New York Penn Station, St-Lambert Amtrak, and Saint-Lambert in around 35 h 30 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Halifax
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Ottawa, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Newark to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Boston to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Newark to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Boston, Halifax
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Stamford to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
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
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from New Haven Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bridgeport Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to St-Lambert Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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 - $140
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $350
Business
$260 - $370
Business Plus/Sleeper
$470 - $650
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
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from New Haven, Ct to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Concord Coach Lines
Website
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Brunswick, ME
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.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
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Phone
+1 877-762-7245
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
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

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