There are 5 ways to get from Halifax to Bar Harbor by bus, car ferry, car or plane

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Bus  •  15 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Halifax to Moncton, NB
  2. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Woodstock, NB
  3. Take the bus from Houlton, Maine to Bangor, Maine - Concord Coach
  4. Take the bus from Bangor International Airport to Bar Harbor - Hannaford's Supermarket

$104 - $137

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Bus, car ferry  •  18 h 47 min

  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
  4. Take the bus from Bangor International Airport to Bar Harbor - Hannaford's Supermarket

$144 - $222

Drive  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Halifax to Bar Harbor 443.6 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Rockland, drive  •  9 h

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Rockland (RKD) YHZ - RKD
  2. Drive from Rockland to Bar Harbor

$200 - $765

Fly to Bar Harbor  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Bar Harbor (BHB) YHZ - BHB

$272 - $1,102

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The cheapest way to get from Halifax to Bar Harbor is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 8 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Halifax to Bar Harbor is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 8 h 2 min.

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The distance between Halifax and Bar Harbor is 368 km. The road distance is 709.8 km.

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The best way to get from Halifax to Bar Harbor without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 18 h 47 min and costs $180 - $290.

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It takes approximately 15 h 27 min to get from Halifax to Bar Harbor, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Halifax to Bar Harbor is to bus which takes 15 h 27 min and costs $130 - $180. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $350 - $1,500 and takes 10 h 36 min.

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There is no direct flight from Halifax Airport to Rockland Airport. The quickest flight takes 10 h 13 min and has one stopover.

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Bar Harbor is 1 h behind Halifax. It is currently 1:01 PM in Halifax and 12:01 PM in Bar Harbor.

Yes, the driving distance between Halifax to Bar Harbor is 710 km. It takes approximately 8 h 2 min to drive from Halifax to Bar Harbor.

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United Airlines, WestJet, Air Canada and Cape Air offer flights from Halifax Airport to Rockland Airport.

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Map of how to get from Halifax to Bar Harbor.
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  • Distance: 230 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 27 min

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

You can take a bus from Halifax to Bar Harbor via Moncton, NB, Woodstock, NB, Houlton, Maine, Bangor, Maine - Concord Coach, and Bangor International Airport in around 15 h 27 min. Alternatively, WestJet, Cape Air and four other airlines fly from Halifax to Bar Harbor hourly.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Halifax to Rockland via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Halifax to Rockland via Montreal, Boston
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $2,000
Flights from Halifax to Rockland via Ottawa, Boston
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $2,000
Flights from Halifax to Rockland via Toronto, Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Halifax to Rockland via Newark, Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Halifax to Bar Harbor via Boston
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Flights from Halifax to Bar Harbor via Montreal, Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $2,700
Flights from Halifax to Bar Harbor via Newark, Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,800
Flights from Halifax to Bar Harbor via New York La Guardia, Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Flights from Halifax to Bar Harbor via Toronto, Boston
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,900
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Halifax to Moncton, NB
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
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
Cyr Bus Line
Website
johntcyrandsons.com
Bus from Houlton, Maine to Bangor, Maine - Concord Coach
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
johntcyrandsons.com
Downeast Transportation Inc.
Phone
(207) 667-5796
Website
downeasttrans.org
Bus from Bangor International Airport to Bar Harbor - Hannaford's Supermarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
downeasttrans.org
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
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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There are 101+ hotels available in Bar Harbor. Prices start at $126 USD per night.

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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 $3.

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