There are 4 ways to get from Halifax to Sydney by plane, bus, train or car

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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Fly  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Sydney (YQY) YHZ - YQY

$202 - $677

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Halifax to Sydney, NS 154 / ...

$55 - $75

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Halifax to Truro VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the bus from Truro, NS to Sydney, NS 154 / ...

$64 - $128

Drive  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Halifax to Sydney 250.3 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Halifax to Sydney is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Halifax to Sydney is to fly which costs $260 - $900 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between Halifax and Sydney is 312 km. The road distance is 400.5 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from Halifax to Sydney, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Halifax and arriving at Sydney, NS. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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

WestJet and Air Canada fly from Halifax to Sydney every 4 hours. Alternatively, Maritimebus operates a bus from Halifax to Sydney twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $75 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Halifax to Sydney
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Halifax to Sydney
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Halifax to Truro
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $110
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Halifax to Sydney, NS
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Truro, NS to Sydney, NS
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
maritimebus.com

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