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There are 5 ways to get from Halifax to Bar Harbor by bus, 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  •  15h 12m

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

$103 - $136

4 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  18h 47m

  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

$150 - $234

Drive  •  8h 2m

  1. Drive from Halifax to Bar Harbor 443.6 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Bar Harbor  •  9h 28m

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

$278 - $1,119

Fly to Rockland, drive  •  11h 54m

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

$206 - $782

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The cheapest way to get from Halifax to Bar Harbor is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 8h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Halifax to Bar Harbor is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 8h 2m.

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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 18h 47m and costs $190 - $310.

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It takes approximately 15h 12m 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 15h 12m and costs $130 - $180. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $360 - $1,500 and takes 9h 28m.

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There is no direct flight from Halifax Airport to Bar Harbor Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 55m and has one stopover.

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Bar Harbor is 1h behind Halifax. It is currently 3:45 PM in Halifax and 2:45 PM in Bar Harbor.

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

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WestJet, Silver Airways, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Halifax Airport to Bar Harbor Airport.

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Map of how to get from Halifax to Bar Harbor.
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  • Distance: 230 miles
  • Duration: 15h 12m

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 15h 12m. Alternatively, Air Canada, Silver Airways and three other airlines fly from Halifax to Bar Harbor every 4 hours.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Halifax to Bar Harbor via Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Halifax to Bar Harbor via New York La Guardia, Boston
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Flights from Halifax to Bar Harbor via Toronto, Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,900
Flights from Halifax to Rockland via Boston
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Halifax to Rockland via Newark, Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Halifax to Rockland via Toronto, Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Flights from Halifax to Rockland via New York La Guardia, Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Halifax to Bar Harbor via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $2,600
Flights from Halifax to Bar Harbor via Toronto, Boston
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,900
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Halifax, NS to Moncton, NB
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton, NB to Woodstock, NB
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
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
2h 30m
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
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
downeasttrans.org
Amero Shuttle
Website
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Bus from Halifax to Yarmouth
Ave. Duration
5h
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
2h 25m
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
5h 30m
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 97+ hotels available in Bar Harbor. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Halifax to Halifax Airport is to Halifax Airport Shuttle which takes 40m and costs $10 - $25.

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