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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, car ferry  •  11h 41m

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

$114 - $184

Cheapest option

Fly to Fredericton, bus  •  9h 12m

  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

5 alternative options

Bus  •  16h 14m

  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, ME to Portland, ME

$125 - $172

Drive  •  9h 31m

  1. Drive from Halifax to Portland 591.1 miles

$75 - $120

Fly to Boston, train  •  9h 23m

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Boston (BOS) YHZ - BOS
  2. Take the train from Boston North Station to Wells Amtrak Station

$141 - $414

Fly to Augusta, taxi  •  9h 45m

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Augusta (AUG) YHZ - AUG
  2. Take a taxi from Augusta to Lewiston

$248 - $659

Fly to Saint John, bus  •  11h 4m

  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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Halifax to Maine is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 9h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Halifax to Maine is to fly and bus which costs $100 - $400 and takes 9h 12m.

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The distance between Halifax and Maine is 431 km. The road distance is 945.8 km.

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The best way to get from Halifax to Maine without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 11h 41m and costs $150 - $250.

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It takes approximately 11h 41m to get from Halifax to Maine, including transfers.

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

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Maine is 1h behind Halifax. It is currently 8:03 AM in Halifax and 7:03 AM in Maine.

Yes, the driving distance between Halifax to Maine is 946 km. It takes approximately 9h 31m to drive from Halifax to Maine.

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

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There are six+ hotels available in Maine. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Halifax to Maine.
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  • Distance: 269.3 miles
  • Duration: 11h 41m

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

You can take a bus from Halifax to Portland via Moncton, NB, Woodstock, NB, Houlton, Maine, Bangor, ME, and Portland Transportation Center in around 16h 14m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Halifax to Fredericton
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Halifax to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Saint John
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Halifax to Augusta via Boston
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Halifax to Augusta via Newark, Boston
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Augusta via Toronto, Boston
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Halifax to Augusta via New York La Guardia, Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Halifax to Fredericton
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$29 - $230
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Halifax to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Halifax to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Train operators
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
Train from Boston North Station to Wells Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
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
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
Bus from Fredericton Airport to Woodstock, NB
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Saint John, NB to Fredericton, NB
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Fredericton, NB to Woodstock, NB
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
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
Bus from Houlton, Maine to Bangor, Maine - Greyhound
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $29
Schedules at
johntcyrandsons.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bangor, ME to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
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
Other operators
Taxi from Augusta to Lewiston
Ave. Duration
35m
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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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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