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There are 9 ways to get from Long Island to Nova Scotia by train, plane, bus, 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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Train to Newark, fly to Sydney  •  10 h 19 min

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

$263 - $706

Cheapest option

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Halifax  •  8 h 28 min

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

$137 - $357

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Train to Newark, fly to Halifax  •  8 h 47 min

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

$142 - $411

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Sydney  •  9 h 26 min

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

$248 - $942

Train to New York JFK, fly to Halifax  •  10 h

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

$169 - $573

Bus, car ferry  •  22 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Airport Connection - WB to 40th Street - Manhattan
  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

$192 - $322

Train  •  36 h 7 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

$223 - $448

Bus, train  •  36 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Babylon to Albany, NY
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Longueuil, PQ
  3. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax

$222 - $382

Drive  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Centereach to Halifax 938 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Long Island to Nova Scotia is to train and fly which costs $130 - $360 and takes 8 h 28 min.

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The distance between Long Island and Nova Scotia is 587 miles. The road distance is 938 miles.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Nova Scotia without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 22 h 58 min and costs $190 - $330.

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It takes approximately 10 h 19 min to get from Long Island to Nova Scotia, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to Sydney Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 36 min and has one stopover.

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Nova Scotia is 1 h ahead of Long Island. It is currently 8:59 AM in Long Island and 9:59 AM in Nova Scotia.

Yes, the driving distance between Long Island to Nova Scotia is 938 miles. It takes approximately 15 h 43 min to drive from Long Island to Nova Scotia.

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United Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Newark Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Nova Scotia. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Long Island to Nova Scotia.
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  • Distance: 587.4 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 19 min

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 7 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Ottawa, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Newark to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,500
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 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
8 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Boston, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Boston, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Toronto, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 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 JFK to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Boston, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Richmond, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Buffalo, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Detroit, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Newark to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,500
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Central Islip to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
LIRR
Train from Central Islip to Woodside
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
LIRR
Train from Central Islip to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
LIRR
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
LIRR
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 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
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
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from Airport Connection - WB to 40th Street - Manhattan
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
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
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Babylon to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Longueuil, PQ
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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

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