There are 5 ways to get from Ithaca to Nova Scotia by taxi, plane, bus, car ferry, train or car

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Taxi, fly  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ithaca to Elmira/Corning
  2. Fly from Elmira/Corning (ELM) to Halifax (YHZ) ELM - YHZ

$227 - $690

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Bus, car ferry  •  22 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Boston, MA
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me
  3. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  4. Take the bus from Yarmouth to Halifax

$148 - $264

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  33 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny 300
  2. Take the train from Rochester to Syracuse
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Brockville, ON
  4. Take the bus from Brockville, ON to Montreal, PQ
  5. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax

$176 - $576

Bus, train via Albany, NY  •  34 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 212
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Albany, NY
  3. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Montreal, Pq
  4. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax

$172 - $490

Drive  •  17 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Ithaca to Halifax 1025.9 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The distance between Ithaca and Nova Scotia is 694 miles. The road distance is 1025.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Nova Scotia without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 22 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from Ithaca to Nova Scotia, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Elmira/Corning Airport to Halifax Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 56 min and has one stopover.

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Nova Scotia is 1 h ahead of Ithaca. It is currently 7:17 AM in Ithaca and 8:17 AM in Nova Scotia.

Yes, the driving distance between Ithaca to Nova Scotia is 1026 miles. It takes approximately 17 h 28 min to drive from Ithaca to Nova Scotia.

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United Airlines, WestJet and Delta offer flights from Elmira/Corning Airport to Halifax Airport.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Nova Scotia. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ithaca to Nova Scotia.
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  • Distance: 694.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 52 min

What companies run services between Ithaca, NY, USA and Nova Scotia, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Ithaca to Lower Sackville. However, you can take the taxi to Elmira/Corning airport, fly to Halifax, take the walk to Silver Dart Dr At Halifax Airport, take the line 320 bus to Bridge Terminal Bay 10, take the walk to Bridge Terminal Bay 15, then take the line 87 bus to Lower Sackville. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Ithaca to Halifax via Boston, MA, Boston, Ma, Portland, Me, Congress St + Valley St, Congress St + Exchange St, Portland, ME, Yarmouth, and Yarmouth in around 22 h 22 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Halifax via Detroit, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Halifax via Detroit, Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$30 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $130
Train from Montréal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21 h 51 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

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 Rochester Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Ithaca, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Albany, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Amero Shuttle
Website
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Bus from Yarmouth to Halifax
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 Syracuse, NY to Brockville, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $90
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $50
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Brockville, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Book at
megabus.ca
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Phone
+1 877-762-7245
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
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
Other operators
Taxi from Ithaca to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Ithaca Dispatch
Phone
+1 607-277-8294
Website
ithacataxi.biz
Green Hornet Taxi
Phone
+1 607-280-3779
Website
greenhornettaxicab.com
Collegetown Cab
Phone
+1 607-588-8888

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