There are 6 ways to get from Los Angeles to Halifax by plane, bus, car ferry, 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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Fly to Halifax  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Halifax (YHZ) LAX - YHZ

$264 - $1,128

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Fly to Moncton, bus  •  14 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Moncton (YQM) LAX - YQM
  2. Take the bus from Moncton Airport to Halifax, NS

$296 - $1,158

Bus, car ferry  •  3 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny
  3. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Brunswick, ME
  4. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  5. Take the bus from Yarmouth to Halifax

$516 - $1,054

Train  •  3 days 18 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Schenectady Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to St-Lambert Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax

$526 - $1,598

Bus, train  •  3 days 23 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Longueuil, PQ
  3. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax

$419 - $1,087

Drive  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Halifax 3719.1 miles

$490 - $750

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles station to Halifax. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Halifax via Chicago Union Station, Schenectady Amtrak and Saint-Lambert. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 18 h.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Halifax is 2971 miles. The road distance is 3719.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Halifax without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 3 days 13 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 58 min to get from Los Angeles to Halifax, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Halifax train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Halifax is to fly which takes 10 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 days 18 h.

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There is no direct flight from Los Angeles Airport to Halifax Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 37 min and has one stopover.

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Halifax is 4 h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 7:56 AM in Los Angeles and 11:56 AM in Halifax.

Los Angeles to Halifax train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Halifax station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Halifax is 3719 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 11 h to drive from Los Angeles to Halifax.

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  • Distance: 2970.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 58 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Halifax, NS, Canada?

Air Canada, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Halifax every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from Los Angeles to Halifax via Chicago Union Station, Schenectady Amtrak, St-Lambert Amtrak, and Saint-Lambert in around 3 days 18 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Halifax via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Moncton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Moncton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Moncton via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Moncton via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
12 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Moncton via Las Vegas, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Moncton via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
12 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from Los Angeles to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Halifax via Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Moncton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Train operators
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
42 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Train from Chicago Union Station to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$440 - $650
Train from Schenectady Amtrak to St-Lambert Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
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
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 - $350
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $140
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $350
Business
$260 - $370
Business Plus/Sleeper
$470 - $650
Bus operators
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 Los Angeles, Ca to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 days 16 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$260 - $430
Flexible
$500 - $700
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
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 New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Longueuil, PQ
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
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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Delta, WestJet, United Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Halifax Airport.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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