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

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Bus, car ferry  •  11 h 41 min

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

$115 - $185

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Fly to Fredericton, drive, bus  •  8 h 54 min

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

$78 - $301

3 alternative options

Drive  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Halifax to Portland 591.1 miles

$75 - $120

Fly to Boston, bus  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Boston (BOS) YHZ - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Wells

$126 - $392

Fly to Augusta, bus  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Augusta (AUG) YHZ - AUG
  2. Take the bus from Augusta, Me to Lewiston, Me

$164 - $561

Questions & Answers

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 11 h 41 min and costs .

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

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The quickest flight from Halifax Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Maine is 1 h behind Halifax. It is currently 8:40 AM in Halifax and 7:40 AM in Maine.

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

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Halifax Airport to Boston Airport.

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

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

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

There is no direct connection from Halifax to Portland. However, you can take the bus to Yarmouth, take the walk to Yarmouth, then take the car ferry to Portland, ME. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Portland.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Halifax to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Boston via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Fredericton
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Halifax to Augusta via Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Halifax to Augusta via Newark, Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Augusta via Montreal, Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Halifax to Augusta via Ottawa, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Flights from Halifax to Augusta via Toronto, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Halifax to Augusta via Billy Bishop Toronto City, Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Halifax to Augusta via New York La Guardia, Boston
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Halifax to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Halifax to Fredericton
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$29 - $230
Bus operators
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
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Wells
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Augusta, Me to Lewiston, Me
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
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
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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