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There are 10 ways to get from Hartford to Nova Scotia by bus, plane, train, car ferry 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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Bus to Boston, fly to Sydney  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Sydney (YQY) BOS - YQY

$202 - $539

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Bus to Boston, fly to Halifax  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Halifax (YHZ) BOS - YHZ

$121 - $384

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Fly Hartford to Halifax  •  10h 22m

  1. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Halifax (YHZ) BDL - YHZ

$186 - $1,408

Fly Hartford to Sydney  •  9h 9m

  1. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Sydney (YQY) BDL - YQY

$307 - $1,222

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly to Halifax  •  9h 47m

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Halifax (YHZ) LGA - YHZ

$222 - $578

Train, train to Newark, fly to Halifax  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Halifax (YHZ) EWR - YHZ

$223 - $626

Bus, car ferry  •  18h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME
  3. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  4. Take the bus from Yarmouth to Halifax

$156 - $264

Bus  •  20h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Bangor, ME
  3. Take the bus from Bangor, Maine - Concord Coach to Houlton, Maine
  4. Take the bus from Woodstock, NB to Moncton, NB
  5. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Halifax, NS

$157 - $233

Train  •  35h 28m

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to St-Lambert Amtrak Station
  4. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax

$246 - $483

Drive  •  12h 57m

  1. Drive from Hartford to Halifax 794.1 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Hartford to Nova Scotia is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 12h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Hartford to Nova Scotia is to bus and fly which costs $120 - $390 and takes 7h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hartford station to Nova Scotia. However, there are services departing from Hartford Amtrak Station and arriving at Halifax via Springfield Amtrak Station, Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station and Saint-Lambert. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 28m.

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The distance between Hartford and Nova Scotia is 536 miles. The road distance is 794.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Nova Scotia without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 18h 10m and costs $150 - $270.

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It takes approximately 8h 45m to get from Hartford to Nova Scotia, including transfers.

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Hartford to Nova Scotia train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Hartford Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Nova Scotia is to fly which takes 10h 22m and costs $180 - $1,500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $240 and takes 20h 33m, you could also train, which costs $240 - $490 and takes 35h 28m.

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There is no direct flight from Boston Airport to Sydney Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 19m and has one stopover.

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Nova Scotia is 1h ahead of Hartford. It is currently 2:30 AM in Hartford and 3:30 AM in Nova Scotia.

Map of how to get from Hartford to Nova Scotia.
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  • Distance: 535.5 miles
  • Duration: 8h 45m

What companies run services between Hartford, CT, USA and Nova Scotia, Canada?

Air Canada, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Hartford to Lower Sackville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hartford to Halifax via Boston, Ma, Boston, MA - South Station, Bangor, Maine - Concord Coach, Houlton, Maine, Woodstock, NB, and Moncton, NB in around 20h 33m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Sydney via Halifax
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Sydney via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,200
Flights from Hartford to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $2,100
Flights from Hartford to Halifax via Toronto, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,200
Flights from Hartford to Halifax via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,200
Flights from Hartford to Halifax via Toronto, Saint John
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,200
Flights from Hartford to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $2,600
Flights from Hartford to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $2,600
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Boston to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Newark to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Hartford to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,200
Flights from Hartford to Halifax via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,800
Flights from Hartford to Halifax via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Hartford to Halifax via Washington Dulles, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,300
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Newark to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Boston to Sydney via Halifax
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Boston to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Boston to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Hartford to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Hartford to Sydney via Detroit, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Hartford to Halifax via Detroit, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,000
Flights from Hartford to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Hartford to Sydney via Atlanta, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Hartford to Sydney via Detroit, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Hartford to Halifax via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Train operators
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 Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Hartford Amtrak Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to St-Lambert Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21h 26m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$120 - $140
Economy
$150 - $210
EconomyPlus
$180 - $260
Business
$270 - $370
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Concord Coach Lines
Amero Shuttle
Website
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Bus from Yarmouth to Halifax
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Cyr Bus Line
Website
johntcyrandsons.com
Bus from Bangor, Maine - Concord Coach to Houlton, Maine
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
johntcyrandsons.com
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Woodstock, NB to Moncton, NB
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton, NB to Halifax, NS
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
maritimebus.com
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Phone
+1 877-762-7245
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
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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Hartford to Nova Scotia train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Halifax station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hartford to Nova Scotia is 794 miles. It takes approximately 12h 57m to drive from Hartford to Nova Scotia.

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Boston Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Nova Scotia. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Hartford Airport is to line 30 bus which takes 26m and costs $1 - $4.

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