There are 10 ways to get from Long Island to Nova Scotia by train, plane, bus, car ferry, night train 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 New York La Guardia, fly to Sydney  •  9 h 15 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

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Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Halifax  •  8 h 21 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 Sydney  •  10 h 13 min

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

$263 - $706

Train, train to Newark, fly to Halifax, line 87 bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Halifax (YHZ) EWR - YHZ
  4. Take the line 87 bus from Bridge Terminal Bay 15 to Glendale Dr Before Metropolitan Ave

$142 - $411

Train to New York JFK, fly to Halifax  •  10 h 12 min

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

$166 - $573

Train, bus, car ferry  •  22 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station 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

$204 - $417

Bus, car ferry  •  23 h 58 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

$181 - $304

Night train, bus, train  •  35 h 24 min

  1. Take the night train from Smithtown to Hunterspoint Avenue
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Montreal, Pq
  3. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax

$158 - $473

Train  •  36 h 10 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

$173 - $538

Drive  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Centereach to Halifax 938 miles

$120 - $180

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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 21 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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It takes approximately 9 h 15 min to get from Long Island to Nova Scotia, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Sydney Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 52 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Long Island to Nova Scotia.
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  • Distance: 587.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 15 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 10 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,400
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Ottawa, Halifax
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Newark to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,500
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,700
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Halifax
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Boston, Halifax
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Raleigh/Durham, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 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
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 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 Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Raleigh/Durham, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Newark to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,500
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from New York JFK to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Central Islip to Woodside
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Central Islip to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Central Islip to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
51 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
Night train from Smithtown to Hunterspoint Avenue
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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
$260 - $370
Business Plus/Sleeper
$470 - $700
Train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $140
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $350
Business
$260 - $370
Business Plus/Sleeper
$470 - $650
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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
Bus operators
Metro Transit - HRM
Website
halifax.ca
Bus from Bridge Terminal Bay 15 to Glendale Dr Before Metropolitan Ave
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
halifax.ca
Concord Coach Lines
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
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
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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