There are 7 ways to get from Halifax to New York by plane, subway, bus, car ferry, train, night bus or car

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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Fly to New York La Guardia, subway  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to New York La Guardia (LGA) YHZ - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to W 4 St

$133 - $359

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Fly to Newark  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Newark (EWR) YHZ - EWR

$135 - $406

Fly to New York JFK  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to New York JFK (JFK) YHZ - JFK

$165 - $578

Bus, car ferry  •  19 h 22 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 New York, NY

$170 - $260

Train, night bus  •  30 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Halifax to Montréal VIA Rail
  2. Take the night bus from Montreal, Pq to New York, Ny 4029 / ...

$149 - $455

Train  •  32 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Halifax to Saint-Lambert VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from St-Lambert Amtrak to New York Penn Station Adirondack

$162 - $518

Drive  •  15 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Halifax to New York 908.5 miles

$120 - $180

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No, there is no direct train from Halifax to New York station. However, there are services departing from Halifax and arriving at New York Penn Station via St-Lambert Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 59 min.

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The distance between Halifax and New York is 956 km. The road distance is 1453.6 km.

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The best way to get from Halifax to New York without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 19 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Halifax to New York, including transfers.

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Halifax to New York train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Halifax station.

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The best way to get from Halifax to New York is to fly which takes 5 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 32 h 59 min.

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The quickest flight from Halifax Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 14 min.

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New York is 1 h behind Halifax. It is currently 4:28 AM in Halifax and 3:28 AM in New York.

Halifax to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Halifax to New York is 1454 km. It takes approximately 15 h 3 min to drive from Halifax to New York.

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Map of how to get from Halifax to New York.
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  • Distance: 597.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

What companies run services between Halifax, NS, Canada and New York, NY, USA?

United Airlines, Air Canada and two other airlines fly from Halifax to New York hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Halifax to New York via Saint-Lambert and St-Lambert Amtrak in around 32 h 59 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Halifax to New York La Guardia via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Halifax to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Halifax to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Halifax to Newark via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Halifax to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Halifax to Newark via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Halifax to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Halifax to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Halifax to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Halifax to New York JFK via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Halifax to New York JFK via New York La Guardia, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Halifax to New York JFK via New York La Guardia, Rochester
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Halifax to New York JFK via New York La Guardia, Portland
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Halifax to New York JFK via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Halifax to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Halifax to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Halifax to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Halifax to New York JFK via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Halifax to New York JFK via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Halifax to New York JFK via New York La Guardia, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Halifax to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Halifax to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Halifax to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Halifax to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Halifax to New York JFK via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,500
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Halifax to Montréal
Ave. Duration
22 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $150
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $350
Business
$270 - $380
Business Plus/Sleeper
$480 - $700
Train from Halifax to Saint-Lambert
Ave. Duration
21 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $140
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $350
Business
$270 - $370
Business Plus/Sleeper
$480 - $700
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St-Lambert Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
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
Night bus from Montreal, Pq to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
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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Delta, WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Halifax Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 1801+ hotels available in New York. Prices start at $116 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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