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There are 10 ways to get from Halifax to Ontario by plane, bus, taxi, train, rideshare or car

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Fly to Ottawa, line 6 bus

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Ottawa (YOW)
  2. Take the line 6 bus from Bank / Johnston to Bank / Isabella

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Fly to Montreal, train

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Montreal (YUL)
  2. Take the train from Dorval to Ottawa

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Fly to Toronto

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Toronto (YYZ)

Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ)

Fly to Hamilton

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Hamilton (YHM)

Fly to Kitchener, taxi

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Kitchener (YKF)
  2. Take a taxi from Kitchener to Hamilton

Train

  1. Take the train from Halifax to Montréal
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Toronto Union Station

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Halifax to Montréal
  2. Take the bus from Montreal to Toronto Union Station

Bus, train, rideshare

  1. Take the bus from Halifax to Truro, NS
  2. Take the bus from Truro, NS to Moncton, NB
  3. Take the train from Moncton to Montréal
  4. Take the rideshare from Montreal to Toronto

Drive

  1. Drive from Halifax to Toronto

Halifax to Ontario by train and subway

The journey time between Halifax and Ontario is around 28h 39m and covers a distance of around 1893 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 1m. The fastest journey normally takes 28h 39m. Operated by VIA Rail and Toronto Transit, the Halifax to Ontario service departs from Halifax and arrives in Davisville Station - Northbound Platform. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
27h 37m
Layover time:
1h 1m
Total time:
28h 39m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
28h 39m
Journey distance:
1893 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
$323
Carbon emissions:
99 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:00
Last service departs at:
13:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Halifax to Ontario train and subway schedules

Halifax → Ontario
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

Rules to follow in Canada

2m

Recommended

Recommended

Travel within Canada

Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
Regional restriction measures in place

COVID-19 help in Canada

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1-833-784-4397

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Canada.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ontario is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ontario is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Ontario is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1-833-784-4397.

Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Government of Canada.

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The cost-effective way to get from Halifax to Ontario is to drive, which costs $180 - $280 and takes 19h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Halifax to Ontario is to fly which costs $150 - $700 and takes 4h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Halifax to Ontario station. However, there are services departing from Halifax and arriving at Davisville Station - Northbound Platform via Montréal and Union Station - Northbound Platform Towards Finch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 26m.

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The distance between Halifax and Ontario is 1784 km. The road distance is 1782 km.

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The best way to get from Halifax to Ontario without a car is to train which takes 28h 26m and costs $320 - $850.

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It takes approximately 4h 11m to get from Halifax to Ontario, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Halifax to Ontario is to fly which takes 4h 38m and costs $150 - $700. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $320 - $850 and takes 28h 26m.

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The quickest flight from Halifax Airport to Ottawa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Ontario is 1h behind Halifax. It is currently 9:41 PM in Halifax and 8:41 PM in Ontario.

Map of how to get from Halifax to Ontario.
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  • Distance: 1784.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 11m

What companies run services between Halifax, NS, Canada and Ontario, Canada?

Air Canada, WestJet and Swoop fly from Halifax to Mississauga hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Halifax to Toronto via Montréal, Toronto Union Station, and Union Station - Northbound Platform Towards Finch in around 28h 26m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Halifax to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Halifax to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Halifax to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Halifax to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Halifax to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Halifax to Toronto via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Halifax to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Halifax to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Halifax to Montreal via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Halifax to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from Halifax to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Halifax to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Halifax to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $410
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Halifax to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Halifax to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Halifax to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Halifax to Montreal
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flair Airlines
Website
flyflair.com
Flights from Halifax to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Halifax to Kitchener
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Halifax to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Swoop
Website
flyswoop.com
Flights from Halifax to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Halifax to Hamilton
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Dorval to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$29 - $45
Business
$90 - $100
Economy
$57 - $60
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Train from Halifax to Montréal
Ave. Duration
22h 3m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$160 - $200
Business
$240 - $370
Economy
$210 - $260
EconomyPlus
$420 - $600
Train from Montréal to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$70 - $95
Business
$140 - $180
Economy
$100 - $120
EconomyPlus
$180 - $260
Train from Moncton to Montréal
Ave. Duration
17h 31m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$130 - $160
Business
$200 - $300
Economy
$170 - $210
EconomyPlus
$330 - $470
Bus operators
OC Transpo
Phone
+1 613-741-4390
Website
octranspo.com
Bus from Bank / Johnston to Bank / Isabella
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
OC Transpo
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Montreal to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
megabus.ca
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Halifax to Truro, NS
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $75
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Truro, NS to Moncton, NB
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
maritimebus.com
Other operators
Ridesharing.com
Website
ridesharing.com
Rideshare from Montreal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
ridesharing.com
Taxi from Kitchener to Hamilton
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Waterloo Taxi
Phone
+1 519-888-7777
Website
waterlootaxi.ca
United Taxi
Phone
+1 519-888-9999
Website
unitedtaxi.ca
City Cabs
Phone
+1 519-747-7777
Website
citycabs.ca
United Taxi
Phone
+1 519 888 9999
Website
unitedtaxi.ca
Golden Triangle Taxi
Phone
+1 519 740 2222
Website
goldentriangletaxi.com
Cambridge Airport Taxi Service
Phone
+1 866 271 9919
Website
cambridgeairporttaxiservice.ca
Red Top Taxi
Phone
+1 519 821 1700
Website
redtoptaxi.ca
Guelph Taxi
Phone
+1 519 821 1414
Website
guelphtaxi.ca
Canadian Cab
Phone
+1 519 824 3110
Website
canadiancab.ca

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Halifax to Ontario train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Toronto Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Halifax to Ontario is 1782 km. It takes approximately 19h 21m to drive from Halifax to Ontario.

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Flair Airlines, WestJet, Porter Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Halifax Airport to Ottawa Airport.

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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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