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There are 3 ways to get from Halifax Airport (YHZ) to Cape Breton Island by plane, bus or car

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  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Sydney (YQY)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Dartmouth to Sydney, NS

Drive

  1. Drive from Halifax Airport (YHZ) to Sydney

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The most affordable way to get from Halifax Airport (YHZ) to Cape Breton Island is to drive, which costs $35 - $60 and takes 4h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Halifax Airport (YHZ) to Cape Breton Island is to fly which costs $110 - $500 and takes 1h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Halifax Airport (YHZ) to Cape Breton Island. However, there are services departing from Silver Dart Dr At Halifax Airport and arriving at Sydney, NS via Dartmouth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 35m.

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The distance between Halifax Airport (YHZ) and Cape Breton Island is 247 km. The road distance is 370.5 km.

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The best way to get from Halifax Airport (YHZ) to Cape Breton Island without a car is to bus which takes 7h 35m and costs $70 - $100.

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It takes approximately 1h 3m to get from Halifax Airport (YHZ) to Cape Breton Island, including transfers.

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Halifax Airport (YHZ) to Cape Breton Island bus services, operated by Maritimebus, depart from Dartmouth station.

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The best way to get from Halifax Airport (YHZ) to Cape Breton Island is to fly which takes 1h 3m and costs $110 - $500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $100 and takes 7h 35m.

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The quickest flight from Halifax Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 51 min.

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Halifax Airport (YHZ) to Cape Breton Island bus services, operated by Maritimebus, arrive at Sydney, NS station.

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Map of how to get from Halifax Airport (YHZ) to Cape Breton Island.
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  • Distance: 246.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 3m

What companies run services between Halifax Airport (YHZ), Canada and Cape Breton Island, NS, Canada?

WestJet, Air Canada and PAL Airlines fly from Halifax Airport (YHZ) to Sydney twice daily. Alternatively, Maritimebus operates a bus from Dartmouth to Sydney, NS 4 times a week. Tickets cost $70 - $95 and the journey takes 5h 50m.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Halifax to Sydney
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Halifax to Sydney
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
PAL Airlines
Website
palaerospace.com
Flights from Halifax to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $400
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Dartmouth to Sydney, NS
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $95
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maritimebus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Halifax Airport (YHZ) to Cape Breton Island is 371 km. It takes approximately 4h 24m to drive from Halifax Airport (YHZ) to Cape Breton Island.

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WestJet, Air Canada and PAL Airlines offer flights from Halifax Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Cape Breton Island. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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