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There are 4 ways to get from Halifax to Anticosti Island by train, bus, car ferry, car or plane

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Train, bus, car ferry  •  47h 58m

  1. Take the train from Halifax to Sainte-Foy
  2. Take the bus from Québec to Rimouski
  3. Take the car ferry from Rimouski, QC to Port-Menier

$373 - $554

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  45h 43m

  1. Drive from Halifax to Rimouski, QC
  2. Take the car ferry from Rimouski, QC to Havre-Saint-Pierre, QC
  3. Take the car ferry from Havre-Saint-Pierre, QC to Port-Menier

$327 - $418

2 alternative options

Fly from Halifax, bus, car ferry  •  16h 14m

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Sept-Iles (YZV) YHZ - YZV
  2. Take the bus from Moisie to Havre-St-Pierre
  3. Take the car ferry from Havre-Saint-Pierre, QC to Port-Menier

$628 - $1,984

Train to Moncton, fly, bus, car ferry  •  21h 10m

  1. Take the train from Halifax to Moncton
  2. Fly from Moncton (YQM) to Sept-Iles (YZV) YQM - YZV
  3. Take the bus from Moisie to Havre-St-Pierre
  4. Take the car ferry from Havre-Saint-Pierre, QC to Port-Menier

$728 - $2,333

Halifax → Anticosti Island
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Anticosti Island is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Anticosti Island is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Anticosti Island is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 23 Nov 2020
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Halifax to Anticosti Island is to drive and car ferry which costs $320 - $420 and takes 45h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Halifax to Anticosti Island is to fly and bus and car ferry which costs $600 - $2,000 and takes 16h 14m.

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The distance between Halifax and Anticosti Island is 578 km.

The best way to get from Halifax to Anticosti Island without a car is to train and bus and car ferry which takes 47h 58m and costs $370 - $600.

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It takes approximately 47h 58m to get from Halifax to Anticosti Island, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Halifax Airport to Sept-Iles Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 47m and has one stopover.

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Air Canada offers flights from Halifax Airport to Sept-Iles Airport.

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The best way to get from Halifax to Halifax Airport is to line 320 bus which takes 33 min and costs $5.

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Map of how to get from Halifax to Anticosti Island.
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  • Distance: 578.1 km
  • Duration: 47h 58m

What companies run services between Halifax, NS, Canada and Anticosti Island, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Halifax to Anticosti Island. However, you can take the train to Sainte-Foy, take the walk to Gare de train, take the line 76 bus to De Rochebelle, take the walk to Québec, take the bus to Rimouski, take the walk to Rimouski, QC, then take the car ferry to Port-Menier. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Rimouski, QC, take the car ferry to Havre-Saint-Pierre, QC, then take the car ferry to Port-Menier.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Halifax to Sept-Iles via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,800
Flights from Halifax to Sept-Iles via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Halifax to Sept-Iles via Ottawa, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,900
Flights from Moncton to Sept-Iles via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Moncton to Sept-Iles via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
10h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Halifax to Sainte-Foy
Ave. Duration
18h 13m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $290
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$130 - $160
Economy
$160 - $240
EconomyPlus
$210 - $290
Business
$300 - $410
Train from Halifax to Moncton
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$45 - $75
Economy
$75 - $110
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Business
$110 - $170
Bus operators
Ferry operators
Desgagnes
Phone
+1 418 723-8787
Website
relaisnordik.com
Car ferry from Rimouski, QC to Port-Menier
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Schedules at
relaisnordik.com
Car ferry from Rimouski, QC to Havre-Saint-Pierre, QC
Ave. Duration
30h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Schedules at
relaisnordik.com
Car ferry from Havre-Saint-Pierre, QC to Port-Menier
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Schedules at
relaisnordik.com

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