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

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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Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Marriott Harbourfront Hotel to Amherst, NS 101
  2. Take the bus from Amherst, NS to Charlottetown 301

$45 - $65

Cheapest option

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

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Halifax to Amherst VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amherst to Charlottetown 305

$54 - $129

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 takes 3 h 45 min and costs $35 - $55.

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The distance between Halifax and Prince Edward Island is 191 km. The road distance is 326 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to get from Halifax to Prince Edward Island, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Halifax to Prince Edward Island. However, there are services departing from Marriott Harbourfront Hotel and arriving at Charlottetown via Amherst, NS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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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 in around 5 h 50 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 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$65 - $95
Business
$65 - $90
Business Plus/Sleeper
$110 - $170
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Marriott Harbourfront Hotel to Amherst, NS
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Bus from Amherst, NS to Charlottetown
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Bus from Amherst to Charlottetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.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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