There are 5 ways to get from Halifax to Prince Edward Island by bus, train, car, car ferry or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Marriott Harbourfront Hotel to Amherst, NS Halifax / Moncton
  2. Take the bus from Amherst to Charlottetown Amherst / Charlottetown

$52 - $74

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Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Halifax to Caribou, NS
  2. Take the car ferry from Caribou, NS to Wood Islands, PEI
  3. Drive from Wood Islands, PEI to Charlottetown

$33 - $42

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Train, bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Halifax to Amherst VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Amherst to Charlottetown Amherst / Charlottetown

$50 - $121

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Halifax to Charlottetown 203.5 miles

$27 - $40

Fly, line 1 bus  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Charlottetown (YYG) YHZ - YYG
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Charlottetown Mall to Lincoln St. & Royal Bank

$186 - $376

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The cheapest way to get from Halifax to Prince Edward Island is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Halifax to Prince Edward Island is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between Halifax and Prince Edward Island is 191 km. The road distance is 325.6 km.

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The best way to get from Halifax to Prince Edward Island without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 58 min and costs $65 - $100.

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It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from Halifax to Prince Edward Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Halifax Airport to Charlottetown Airport is the direct flight which takes 38 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Halifax to Prince Edward Island is 326 km. It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to drive from Halifax to Prince Edward Island.

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Air Canada offers flights from Halifax Airport to Charlottetown Airport.

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There are 120+ hotels available in Prince Edward Island. Prices start at $79 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 $3.

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Map of how to get from Halifax to Prince Edward Island.
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  • Distance: 119.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 58 min

What companies run services between Halifax, NS, Canada and Prince Edward Island, Canada?

You can take a bus from Halifax to Charlottetown via Amherst, NS and Amherst in around 5 h 58 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Halifax to Charlottetown
Ave. Duration
38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Halifax to Amherst
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $100
Business
$65 - $95
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $170
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Marriott Harbourfront Hotel to Amherst, NS
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
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maritimebus.com
Bus from Amherst to Charlottetown
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Book at
maritimebus.com
T3 Transit
Phone
+1 902-566-9962
Website
triustransit.ca
Bus from Charlottetown Mall to Lincoln St. & Royal Bank
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
triustransit.ca
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Phone
+1 877-762-7245
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Caribou, NS to Wood Islands, PEI
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ferries.ca
Book at
ferries.ca

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