There are 6 ways to get from Halifax to Vancouver by plane, train, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly to Vancouver  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Vancouver (YVR) YHZ - YVR

$262 - $752

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Fly to Abbotsford  •  12 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Abbotsford (YXX) YHZ - YXX

$267 - $957

Train Amtrak  •  3 days 23 h

  1. Take the train from Halifax to Saint-Lambert
  2. Take the train from St-Lambert Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  4. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Everett Amtrak
  5. Take the train from Everett Amtrak to Vancouver Pacific Central Station

$542 - $1,653

Bus, car ferry, drive, train  •  4 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Halifax to Yarmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Yarmouth to Portland, ME
  3. Drive from Portland, ME to Queens Quay Ferry Docks Terminal
  4. Take the train from Toronto to Portage la Prairie
  5. Take the bus from Portage La Prairie, MB to Calgary, AB
  6. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC

$458 - $1,118

Train  •  5 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Halifax to Montréal
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Toronto
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Vancouver

$443 - $1,619

Drive  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Drive from Halifax to Vancouver 3940.1 miles

$500 - $800

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The cheapest way to get from Halifax to Vancouver is to fly which costs $330 - $1,000 and takes 10 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Halifax to Vancouver is to fly which costs $330 - $1,000 and takes 10 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Halifax to Vancouver station. However, there are services departing from Halifax and arriving at Vancouver Pacific Central Station via St-Lambert Amtrak, Schenectady Amtrak, Chicago Union Station and Everett Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 23 h.

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The distance between Halifax and Vancouver is 4430 km. The road distance is 6304.1 km.

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The best way to get from Halifax to Vancouver without a car is to train which takes 3 days 23 h and costs $700 - $2,200.

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It takes approximately 10 h 2 min to get from Halifax to Vancouver, including transfers.

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Halifax to Vancouver train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Halifax station.

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The best way to get from Halifax to Vancouver is to fly which takes 10 h 2 min and costs $330 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $700 - $2,200 and takes 3 days 23 h.

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There is no direct flight from Halifax Airport to Vancouver Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h and has one stopover.

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Halifax to Vancouver train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Vancouver station.

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Map of how to get from Halifax to Vancouver.
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  • Distance: 2768.7 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 2 min

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

WestJet and Air Canada fly from Halifax to Vancouver every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from Halifax to Vancouver via Saint-Lambert, St-Lambert Amtrak, Schenectady Amtrak, Chicago Union Station, and Everett Amtrak in around 3 days 23 h.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Halifax to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Vancouver via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Vancouver via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Vancouver via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Vancouver via Calgary, Kelowna
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Abbotsford via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Halifax to Abbotsford via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
11 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Halifax to Abbotsford via Ottawa, Calgary
Ave. Duration
12 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Halifax to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Halifax to Vancouver via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Halifax to Vancouver via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Halifax to Vancouver via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Halifax to Saint-Lambert
Ave. Duration
21 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $140
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $350
Business
$270 - $370
Business Plus/Sleeper
$480 - $700
Train from Toronto to Portage la Prairie
Ave. Duration
38 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$140 - $200
Economy
$260 - $360
Economy Plus
$360 - $500
Business
$390 - $550
Business Plus/Sleeper
$650 - $950
Train from Halifax to Montréal
Ave. Duration
22 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $150
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $350
Business
$270 - $380
Business Plus/Sleeper
$480 - $700
Train from Montréal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$85 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $170
Business
$120 - $170
Business Plus/Sleeper
$220 - $310
Train from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 days 23 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$290 - $410
Economy
$550 - $800
Economy Plus
$750 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,100
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St-Lambert Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
Train from Schenectady Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
15 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$440 - $650
Train from Chicago Union Station to Everett Amtrak
Ave. Duration
44 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$260 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Everett Amtrak to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $240
Bus operators
Amero Shuttle
Website
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Bus from Halifax to Yarmouth
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Portage La Prairie, MB to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
17 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$65 - $100
Online Fare
$90 - $130
Standard Fare
$110 - $170
Refundable
$120 - $180
Bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $110
Standard Fare
$90 - $130
Refundable
$100 - $150
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Phone
+1 877-762-7245
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Yarmouth to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Schedules at
ferries.ca
Book at
ferries.ca
Adult Off-Peak
$80
Adult Peak (July1 - Sept14)
$107
Vehicle Off-Peak
$149
Vehicle Peak (July1 - Sept14)
$199

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Yes, the driving distance between Halifax to Vancouver is 6304 km. It takes approximately 2 days 14 h to drive from Halifax to Vancouver.

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Halifax Airport to Vancouver Airport.

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There are 581+ hotels available in Vancouver. Prices start at $91 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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