There are 4 ways to get from Halifax to Summerside by train, bus, car 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. VIA Rail / ...
  2. 305

$48 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. 101
  2. 301

$46 - $69

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. 185.4 miles

$24 - $40

Fly, bus  •  5 h 44 min

  1. YHZ - YYG

$198 - $392

What companies run services between Halifax, NS, Canada and Summerside, PE, Canada?

You can take a bus from Halifax to Summerside via Amherst, NS and Borden in around 6 h 25 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 Amherst to Summerside
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Bus from Marriott Harbourfront Hotel to Amherst, NS
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Bus from Amherst, NS to Borden
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Bus from Charlottetown / UPEI WA Murphy Centre to Summerside
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Halifax and Summerside is 195 km. The road distance is 297 km.

The cheapest way to get from Halifax to Summerside is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Halifax to Summerside is to drive which takes 3 h 21 min and costs $30 - $50.

No, there is no direct bus from Halifax to Summerside. However, there are services departing from Marriott Harbourfront Hotel and arriving at Summerside via Amherst, NS and Borden. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Halifax to Summerside, including transfers.