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There are 4 ways to get from Halifax to New York by plane, train or car

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Fly to Newark  •  5h 27m

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

$212 - $410

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Fly to New York La Guardia  •  7h 35m

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to New York La Guardia (LGA) YHZ - LGA

$149 - $506

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Train  •  32h 59m

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

$223 - $538

Drive  •  15h 6m

  1. Drive from Halifax to New York 905.1 miles

$120 - $180

Halifax to New York by train

The train journey time between Halifax and New York is around 32h 50m and covers a distance of around 1220 miles. The fastest train normally takes 32h 50m. Operated by VIA Rail and Amtrak, the Halifax to New York train service departs from Halifax and arrives in New York Moynihan Train Hall. Typically three trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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The cheapest way to get from Halifax to New York is to drive which costs $150 - $220 and takes 15h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Halifax to New York is to fly which costs $260 - $550 and takes 5h 27m.

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

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It is 597 miles from Halifax to New York. It is approximately 905.1 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Halifax to New York without a car is to train which takes 32h 59m and costs $280 - $700.

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It takes approximately 5h 27m 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 5h 27m and costs $260 - $550. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $280 - $700 and takes 32h 59m.

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The quickest flight from Halifax Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 7m.

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New York is 1h behind Halifax. It is currently 7:09 AM in Halifax and 6:09 AM in New York.

Map of how to get from Halifax to New York.
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  • Distance: 597.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 27m

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

United Airlines and Air Canada fly from Halifax to New York 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Halifax to New York via St-Lambert Amtrak Station in around 32h 59m.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Halifax to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Halifax to New York La Guardia via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Halifax to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Halifax to Newark via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Halifax to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $420
Flights from Halifax to New York La Guardia via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Halifax to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Halifax to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $420
Flights from Halifax to New York La Guardia via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Halifax to Saint-Lambert
Ave. Duration
21h 44m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$130 - $160
Business
$190 - $290
Economy
$170 - $210
EconomyPlus
$330 - $470
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 St-Lambert Amtrak Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$95 - $140

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Halifax to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Halifax to New York is 905 miles. It takes approximately 15h 6m to drive from Halifax to New York.

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United Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Halifax Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 4235+ hotels available in New York. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Halifax to Halifax Airport is to line 320 bus which takes 33 min and costs $5.

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