There are 3 ways to get from Montreal to Halifax by plane, train or car

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Fly  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Halifax (YHZ) YUL - YHZ

$121 - $303

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Train  •  21 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax VIA Rail

$100 - $350

1 alternative option

Drive  •  13 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Montreal to Halifax 777.2 miles

$100 - $150

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Montréal and arriving at Halifax. Services depart four times a day, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 21 h 51 min.

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The distance between Montreal and Halifax is 792 km. The road distance is 1243.5 km.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Halifax without a car is to train which takes 21 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Montreal to Halifax, including transfers.

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Montreal to Halifax train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Montréal station.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Halifax is to fly which takes 3 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 21 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Montreal Airport to Halifax Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 23 min.

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Halifax is 1 h ahead of Montreal. It is currently 1:01 PM in Montreal and 2:01 PM in Halifax.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Montreal to Halifax is 1243 km. It takes approximately 13 h 18 min to drive from Montreal to Halifax.

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Map of how to get from Montreal to Halifax.
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  • Distance: 494.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 36 min

What companies run services between Montreal, QC, Canada and Halifax, NS, Canada?

Air Canada, Porter Airlines and WestJet fly from Montreal to Halifax hourly. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from Montreal to Halifax 4 times a day. Tickets cost $100 - $350 and the journey takes 21 h 51 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Montreal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Montreal to Halifax via Fredericton
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Montreal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
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 - $150
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $350
Business
$270 - $380
Business Plus/Sleeper
$480 - $700

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WestJet, Air Canada and Porter Airlines offer flights from Montreal Airport to Halifax Airport.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Halifax. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Montreal Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 22 min and costs .

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