There are 4 ways to get from Halifax to Sydney by plane, taxi, 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.

Recommended option

Fly, taxi  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Sydney (YQY) YHZ - YQY
  2. Take a taxi from Sydney to Sydney

$203 - $678

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 30 min

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

$55 - $80

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 / ...

$70 - $135

Drive  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Halifax to Sydney 250.3 miles

$30 - $50

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

Maritimebus operates a bus from Halifax to Sydney twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $80 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
$25 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $70
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $120
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 - $80
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Truro, NS to Sydney, NS
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sydney to Sydney
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Halifax to Sydney?

The distance between Halifax and Sydney is 312 km. The road distance is 401 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Halifax to Sydney?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Halifax to Sydney?

The quickest way to get from Halifax to Sydney is to fly and taxi which takes 2 h 37 min and costs $250 - $900.

Is there a direct bus between Halifax and Sydney?

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.

How long does it take to get from Halifax to Sydney?

It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Halifax to Sydney, including transfers.