There are 4 ways to get from Halifax to Charlottetown by bus, car, car ferry or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Dartmouth to Amherst, NS Halifax / Moncton
  2. Take the bus from Amherst, NS to Charlottetown Amherst / Charlottetown

$46 - $67

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Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Halifax to Caribou, NS
  2. Take the car ferry from Caribou, NS to Wood Islands, PEI
  3. Drive from Wood Islands, PEI to Charlottetown

$33 - $42

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Halifax to Charlottetown 203.5 miles

$27 - $40

Fly, line 1 bus  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Charlottetown (YYG) YHZ - YYG
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Charlottetown Mall to Lincoln St. & Royal Bank

$192 - $393

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No, there is no direct bus from Halifax to Charlottetown. However, there are services departing from Dartmouth and arriving at Charlottetown via Amherst, NS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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The distance between Halifax and Charlottetown is 180 km. The road distance is 325.6 km.

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The best way to get from Halifax to Charlottetown without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Halifax to Charlottetown, including transfers.

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Halifax to Charlottetown bus services, operated by Maritimebus, depart from Dartmouth station.

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The quickest flight from Halifax Airport to Charlottetown Airport is the direct flight which takes 38 min.

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Halifax to Charlottetown bus services, operated by Maritimebus, arrive at Charlottetown station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Halifax to Charlottetown is 326 km. It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to drive from Halifax to Charlottetown.

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Air Canada offers flights from Halifax Airport to Charlottetown Airport.

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There are 89+ hotels available in Charlottetown. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Halifax to Charlottetown.
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  • Distance: 112.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 35 min

What companies run services between Halifax, NS, Canada and Charlottetown, PE, Canada?

You can take a bus from Halifax to Charlottetown via Amherst, NS in around 5 h 35 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Halifax to Charlottetown
Ave. Duration
38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $600
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Dartmouth to Amherst, NS
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Amherst, NS to Charlottetown
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Book at
maritimebus.com
T3 Transit
Phone
+1 902-566-9962
Website
triustransit.ca
Bus from Charlottetown Mall to Lincoln St. & Royal Bank
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
triustransit.ca
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Phone
+1 877-762-7245
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Caribou, NS to Wood Islands, PEI
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ferries.ca
Book at
ferries.ca

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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 .

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