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

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Recommended option

Fly from Ithaca  •  9h 12m

  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Halifax (YHZ) ITH - YHZ

$360 - $1,423

Cheapest option

Bus to Elmira/Corning, fly  •  9h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Elmira, NY
  2. Fly from Elmira/Corning (ELM) to Halifax (YHZ) ELM - YHZ

$194 - $656

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  31h 26m

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

$201 - $399

Bus, train via Schenectady Amtrak Station  •  35h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Syracuse, NY
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Schenectady Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak Station to St-Lambert Amtrak Station
  4. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax

$236 - $467

Drive  •  17h 28m

  1. Drive from Ithaca to Halifax 1025.9 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Ithaca to Nova Scotia is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 17h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Ithaca to Nova Scotia is to fly which costs $360 - $1,500 and takes 9h 12m.

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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 train which takes 31h 26m and costs $200 - $400.

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It takes approximately 9h 12m to get from Ithaca to Nova Scotia, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Ithaca Airport to Halifax Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 56m and has one stopover.

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Nova Scotia is 1h ahead of Ithaca. It is currently 3:09 AM in Ithaca and 4:09 AM in Nova Scotia.

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

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WestJet, American Airlines, Air Canada and two other airlines offer flights from Ithaca Airport to Halifax Airport.

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

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  • Distance: 694.4 miles
  • Duration: 9h 12m

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Ithaca to Lower Sackville every 3 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ithaca to Halifax via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,900
Flights from Ithaca to Halifax via Washington Dulles, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $3,100
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Halifax via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Halifax via Washington Dulles, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ithaca to Halifax via Detroit, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
9h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $2,500
Flights from Ithaca to Halifax via Detroit, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Halifax via Detroit, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ithaca to Halifax via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,800
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21h 51m
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 Syracuse to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $50
Economy
$45 - $70
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$70 - $110
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
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 Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Schenectady Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Schenectady Amtrak Station to St-Lambert Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
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
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Book at
trailwaysny.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
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $90
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $45
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
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Book at
megabus.ca

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Ithaca Airport is to taxi which takes 8m and costs $16 - $19.

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