There are 11 ways to get from Long Island to Nova Scotia by train, plane, car ferry, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train to New York JFK, fly to Halifax  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Halifax (YHZ) JFK - YHZ

$165 - $571

Cheapest option

Train to Newark, fly to Halifax  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Halifax (YHZ) EWR - YHZ

$130 - $401

9 alternative options

Train to Newark, fly to Sydney  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Sydney (YQY) EWR - YQY

$251 - $696

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Halifax  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Woodside
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Halifax (YHZ) LGA - YHZ

$137 - $356

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Sydney  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Woodside
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Sydney (YQY) LGA - YQY

$278 - $1,141

Car ferry, train to Boston, fly to Halifax  •  12 h 26 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Port Jefferson to Bridgeport
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
  3. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Halifax (YHZ) BOS - YHZ

$234 - $810

Car ferry, train, bus  •  21 h 49 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Port Jefferson to Bridgeport
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME
  4. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  5. Take the bus from Yarmouth to Halifax

$319 - $691

Bus, car ferry  •  24 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Tanger to 3 Av & E 39 St
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Portland, ME
  3. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  4. Take the bus from Yarmouth to Halifax

$199 - $247

Train  •  36 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to St-Lambert Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax

$172 - $546

Bus, train  •  37 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Babylon, NY to Albany, NY
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Montréal, QC
  3. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax

$173 - $475

Drive  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Centereach to Halifax 938 miles

$120 - $180

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

You can take a train from Centereach to Halifax via Ronkonkoma LIRR, Ronkonkoma, Penn Station, New York Penn Station, St-Lambert Amtrak, and Saint-Lambert in around 36 h 11 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,500
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,700
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Ottawa, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from Newark to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Boston to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,500
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Newark to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Central Islip to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Woodside
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
Train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to St-Lambert Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $150
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $360
Business
$270 - $380
Business Plus/Sleeper
$480 - $700
Train from Montréal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21 h 51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $150
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$260 - $360
Business
$270 - $380
Business Plus/Sleeper
$480 - $700
Bus operators
Concord Coach Lines
Amero Shuttle
Website
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Bus from Yarmouth to Halifax
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Babylon, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Montréal, QC
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Ferry operators
888 44 Ferry
Website
88844ferry.com
Car ferry from Port Jefferson to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
88844ferry.com
Book at
tickets.88844ferry.com
Northumberland Ferries
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$107
Schedules at
ferries.ca
Book at
ferries.ca

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Long Island to Nova Scotia?

The distance between Long Island and Nova Scotia is 940 km. The road distance is 1501 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Long Island to Nova Scotia?

The cheapest way to get from Long Island to Nova Scotia is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 15 h 43 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Long Island to Nova Scotia?

The quickest way to get from Long Island to Nova Scotia is to train and fly which takes 8 h 54 min and costs $130 - $360.

How long does it take to get from Long Island to Nova Scotia?

It takes approximately 9 h 44 min to get from Long Island to Nova Scotia, including transfers.