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There are 8 ways to get from Milwaukee to Nova Scotia by plane, bus, train, car or car ferry

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

Fly Milwaukee to Sydney  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Sydney (YQY) MKE - YQY

$297 - $1,221

Cheapest option

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Halifax  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Halifax (YHZ) ORD - YHZ

$175 - $417

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Fly Milwaukee to Halifax  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Halifax (YHZ) MKE - YHZ

$246 - $956

Train via Toronto  •  41 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Windsor to Toronto
  4. Take the train from Toronto to Montréal
  5. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax

$364 - $721

Bus, drive, car ferry  •  41 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to New York, Ny
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to New London, Ct
  4. Drive from New London, Ct to Portland, ME
  5. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  6. Take the bus from Yarmouth to Halifax

$248 - $494

Bus, train  •  44 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto, ON
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal
  4. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax

$248 - $468

Train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station 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

$328 - $749

Drive  •  29 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to Halifax 1781.4 miles

$230 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to Nova Scotia is to bus and fly which costs $170 - $420 and takes 10 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to Nova Scotia is to fly which costs $240 - $1,000 and takes 9 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milwaukee station to Nova Scotia. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee Intermodal Station and arriving at Halifax via Chicago Union Station, Schenectady Amtrak and Saint-Lambert. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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The distance between Milwaukee and Nova Scotia is 1239 miles. The road distance is 1781.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Nova Scotia without a car is to bus and train which takes 44 h 50 min and costs $240 - $470.

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It takes approximately 10 h 58 min to get from Milwaukee to Nova Scotia, including transfers.

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Milwaukee to Nova Scotia train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Milwaukee Intermodal Station.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Nova Scotia is to fly which takes 10 h 58 min and costs $290 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $360 - $750 and takes 41 h 36 min.

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There is no direct flight from Milwaukee Airport to Sydney Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 39 min and has one stopover.

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Nova Scotia is 2 h ahead of Milwaukee. It is currently 1:30 PM in Milwaukee and 3:30 PM in Nova Scotia.

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  • Distance: 1238.5 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 58 min

What companies run services between Milwaukee, WI, USA and Nova Scotia, Canada?

Air Canada, Delta and four other airlines fly from Milwaukee to Glace Bay every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milwaukee to Halifax via Chicago Union Station, Detroit Amtrak, Windsor, Toronto, and Montréal in around 41 h 36 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $2,600
Flights from Milwaukee to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
16 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,500
Flights from Milwaukee to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,200
Flights from Milwaukee to Halifax via Toronto, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,200
Flights from Milwaukee to Halifax via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,200
Flights from Milwaukee to Halifax via Toronto, Boston
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,200
Flights from Milwaukee to Halifax via Toronto, Saint John
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Halifax via Toronto, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Sydney via Detroit, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Milwaukee to Sydney via Atlanta, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Milwaukee to Sydney via New York La Guardia, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Milwaukee to Sydney via Minneapolis, Toronto
Ave. Duration
12 h 34 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Milwaukee to Sydney via Boston, Toronto
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Milwaukee to Sydney via Chicago O'Hare, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Milwaukee to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
11 h 44 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Milwaukee to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,800
Flights from Milwaukee to Halifax via Atlanta, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Halifax via Detroit, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to Halifax via Minneapolis, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $2,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Halifax via New York La Guardia, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Sydney via Detroit, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Milwaukee to Sydney via New York La Guardia, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Milwaukee to Sydney via Minneapolis, Toronto
Ave. Duration
12 h 34 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Milwaukee to Sydney via Boston, Toronto
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Milwaukee to Sydney via Boston, Halifax
Ave. Duration
10 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Milwaukee to Sydney via Chicago O'Hare, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Milwaukee to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
11 h 44 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Milwaukee to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,800
Flights from Milwaukee to Halifax via Detroit, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to Halifax via New York La Guardia, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,200
Flights from Milwaukee to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
9 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Milwaukee to Halifax via Chicago O'Hare, Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Milwaukee to Halifax via Toronto, Boston
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,200
Flights from Milwaukee to Halifax via Chicago O'Hare, Boston
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Milwaukee to Halifax via Chicago O'Hare, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
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 Windsor to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $90
EconomyPlus
$80 - $120
Business
$100 - $140
Train from Toronto to Montréal
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $75
Economy
$75 - $110
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Business
$130 - $180
Train from Montréal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21 h 51 min
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 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
Coach USA
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 Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Chicago, Il to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from New York, Ny to New London, Ct
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
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
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
11 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
Megabus Canada
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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Milwaukee to Nova Scotia train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Halifax station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milwaukee to Nova Scotia is 1781 miles. It takes approximately 29 h 17 min to drive from Milwaukee to Nova Scotia.

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Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, Air Canada and two other airlines offer flights from Milwaukee 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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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Milwaukee Airport is to bus which takes 28 min and costs $3.

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