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There are 5 ways to get from Halifax to Vancouver by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Vancouver  •  8 h 37 min

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

$270 - $773

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Fly to Abbotsford, bus  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Abbotsford (YXX) YHZ - YXX
  2. Take the bus from Abbotsford Airport to Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station

$290 - $1,004

Train Amtrak  •  3 days 23 h

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

$591 - $1,561

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

$647 - $1,107

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 $350 - $1,100 and takes 8 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Halifax to Vancouver is to fly which costs $350 - $1,100 and takes 8 h 37 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 Station, Schenectady Amtrak Station, Chicago Union Station and Everett Amtrak Station. 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 $750 - $2,100.

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It takes approximately 8 h 37 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 8 h 37 min and costs $350 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $750 - $2,100 and takes 3 days 23 h.

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The quickest flight from Halifax Airport to Vancouver Airport is the direct flight which takes 6 h 28 min.

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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: 8 h 37 min

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

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

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Halifax to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Vancouver via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Vancouver via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Abbotsford via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Halifax to Abbotsford via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
11 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Halifax to Abbotsford via Ottawa, Calgary
Ave. Duration
11 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Halifax to Abbotsford via Edmonton, Calgary
Ave. Duration
12 h 51 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Halifax to Abbotsford via Winnipeg, Calgary
Ave. Duration
13 h 6 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Halifax to Abbotsford via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
13 h 6 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Halifax to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Halifax to Vancouver via Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Halifax to Vancouver via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Halifax to Abbotsford via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
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
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$120 - $140
Economy
$150 - $210
EconomyPlus
$180 - $260
Business
$270 - $370
Train from Halifax to Montréal
Ave. Duration
22 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$120 - $140
Economy
$150 - $210
EconomyPlus
$180 - $260
Business
$270 - $380
Train from Montréal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $75
Economy
$75 - $110
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Business
$130 - $180
Train from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 days 23 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$420 - $700
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$380 - $390
Economy
$420 - $600
EconomyPlus
$500 - $700
Business
$800 - $1,100
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St-Lambert Amtrak Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station
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 Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
15 h 17 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 Station
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 Station 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
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Abbotsford Airport to Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
myebus.ca

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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 605+ hotels available in Vancouver. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Halifax to Halifax Airport is to Halifax Airport Shuttle which takes 40 min and costs $10 - $25.

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