There are 7 ways to get from Halifax to Washington by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Reagan Washington  •  7 h 9 min

  1. YHZ - DCA

$184 - $396

Cheapest option

Fly to Washington Dulles  •  7 h 44 min

  1. YHZ - IAD

$170 - $660

5 alternative options

Fly to Baltimore, train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. YHZ - BWI

$207 - $457

Bus  •  31 h 2 min

  1. 101
  2. 700

$228 - $353

Train, night bus, bus  •  35 h 6 min

$172 - $516

Train  •  36 h 25 min

$282 - $857

Drive  •  18 h 58 min

  1. 1135.6 miles

$150 - $220

What companies run services between Halifax, NS, Canada and Washington, DC, USA?

Air Canada, United Airlines and five other airlines fly from Halifax to Washington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Halifax to Washington via Moncton, NB, Rivière-du-Loup, PQ, Rivière-du-Loup, Longueuil, Longueuil, PQ, New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, and New York, Ny in around 31 h 2 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Halifax to Reagan Washington via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $950
Flights from Halifax to Reagan Washington via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $950
Flights from Halifax to Reagan Washington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $950
Flights from Halifax to Reagan Washington via Montreal, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $950
Flights from Halifax to Reagan Washington via St John, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $950
Flights from Halifax to Reagan Washington via Charlottetown, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $950
Flights from Halifax to Reagan Washington via Moncton, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $950
Flights from Halifax to Washington Dulles via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Flights from Halifax to Washington Dulles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Halifax to Washington Dulles via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Flights from Halifax to Washington Dulles via Charlottetown, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Halifax to Washington Dulles via St John, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Flights from Halifax to Baltimore via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,800
Flights from Halifax to Baltimore via Ottawa, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,800
Flights from Halifax to Baltimore via Charlottetown, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,800
Flights from Halifax to Baltimore via Moncton, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,700
Flights from Halifax to Baltimore via Boston, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,800
Flights from Halifax to Baltimore via St John, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,700
Flights from Halifax to Baltimore via Ottawa, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,800
Flights from Halifax to Baltimore via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,800
Flights from Halifax to Baltimore via Charlottetown, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Halifax to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Halifax to Reagan Washington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $950
Flights from Halifax to Washington Dulles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Halifax to Washington Dulles via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Halifax to Washington Dulles via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from Halifax to Baltimore via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,800
Flights from Halifax to Baltimore via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Halifax to Washington Dulles via Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Halifax to Washington Dulles via Montreal, Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Halifax to Reagan Washington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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 - $370
Business Plus/Sleeper
$480 - $700
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
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St-Lambert Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Marriott Harbourfront Hotel to Moncton, NB
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Bus from Moncton, NB to Rivière-du-Loup, PQ
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Longueuil, PQ to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Night bus from Montreal, Pq to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Halifax and Washington is 1284 km. The road distance is 1817 km.

The cheapest way to get from Halifax to Washington is to drive which costs $190 - $290 and takes 18 h 58 min.

The quickest way to get from Halifax to Washington is to fly which takes 7 h 9 min and costs $230 - $550.

No, there is no direct train from Halifax to Washington. However, there are services departing from Halifax and arriving at Washington Union Station Amtrak via St-Lambert Amtrak and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 25 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Halifax to Washington. However, there are services departing from Marriott Harbourfront Hotel and arriving at Washington, Dc via Moncton, NB, Rivière-du-Loup, Longueuil, PQ and New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 2 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to get from Halifax to Washington, including transfers.