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There are 7 ways to get from Halifax to Bangor by bus, train, car ferry, car or plane

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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Bus  •  12 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Halifax, NS to Moncton, NB
  2. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Woodstock, NB
  3. Take the bus from Houlton, Maine to Bangor, Maine - Greyhound

$97 - $129

Cheapest option

Fly to Fredericton, bus  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Fredericton (YFC) YHZ - YFC
  2. Take the bus from Fredericton Airport to Woodstock, NB
  3. Take the bus from Houlton, Maine to Bangor, Maine - Greyhound

$81 - $304

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Train, bus  •  13 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Halifax to Moncton
  2. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Woodstock, NB
  3. Take the bus from Houlton, Maine to Bangor, Maine - Greyhound

$120 - $190

Bus, car ferry  •  17 h

  1. Take the bus from Halifax to Yarmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Yarmouth to Portland, ME
  3. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Bangor, ME

$144 - $226

Drive  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Halifax to Bangor 426.1 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Moncton, bus  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Moncton (YQM) YHZ - YQM
  2. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Woodstock, NB
  3. Take the bus from Houlton, Maine to Bangor, Maine - Greyhound

$244 - $869

Fly to Saint John, bus  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Saint John (YSJ) YHZ - YSJ
  2. Take the bus from Saint John, NB to Fredericton, NB
  3. Take the bus from Fredericton, NB to Woodstock, NB
  4. Take the bus from Houlton, Maine to Bangor, Maine - Greyhound

$251 - $878

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The cheapest way to get from Halifax to Bangor is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 7 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Halifax to Bangor is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 7 h 27 min.

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The distance between Halifax and Bangor is 412 km. The road distance is 681.8 km.

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The best way to get from Halifax to Bangor without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 17 h and costs $180 - $300.

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It takes approximately 12 h 32 min to get from Halifax to Bangor, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Halifax Airport to Fredericton Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Bangor is 1 h behind Halifax. It is currently 2:35 PM in Halifax and 1:35 PM in Bangor.

Yes, the driving distance between Halifax to Bangor is 682 km. It takes approximately 7 h 27 min to drive from Halifax to Bangor.

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Sunwing Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Halifax Airport to Fredericton Airport.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Bangor. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Halifax to Bangor.
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  • Distance: 257.2 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 32 min

What companies run services between Halifax, NS, Canada and Bangor, ME, USA?

You can take a bus from Halifax to Bangor via Moncton, NB, Woodstock, NB, and Houlton, Maine in around 12 h 32 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Halifax to Fredericton
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Halifax to Moncton
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Halifax to Saint John
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Halifax to Fredericton
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$29 - $230
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Halifax to Moncton
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $60
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$90 - $130
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Halifax, NS to Moncton, NB
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton, NB to Woodstock, NB
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Fredericton Airport to Woodstock, NB
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Saint John, NB to Fredericton, NB
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Fredericton, NB to Woodstock, NB
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Book at
maritimebus.com
Cyr Bus Line
Website
johntcyrandsons.com
Bus from Houlton, Maine to Bangor, Maine - Greyhound
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $29
Schedules at
johntcyrandsons.com
Amero Shuttle
Website
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Bus from Halifax to Yarmouth
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
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
Bus from Portland, ME to Bangor, ME
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Phone
+1 877-762-7245
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Yarmouth to Portland, ME
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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The best way to get from Halifax to Halifax Airport is to Halifax Airport Shuttle which takes 40 min and costs $10 - $25.

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