There are 4 ways to get from Montreal to Halifax by plane, train or car

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Fly from Montreal  •  4h 17m

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

$138 - $565

3 alternative options

Train to Ottawa, fly  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Ottawa
  2. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Halifax (YHZ) YOW - YHZ

$149 - $497

Train  •  21h 51m

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax VIA Rail

$190 - $340

Drive  •  13h 23m

  1. Drive from Montreal to Halifax 1243.4 km

$130 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Halifax is to drive which costs $130 - $210 and takes 13h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to Halifax is to fly which costs $130 - $600 and takes 4h 17m.

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

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The distance between Montreal and Halifax is 792 km. The road distance is 1243.4 km.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Halifax without a car is to train which takes 21h 51m and costs $190 - $340.

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It takes approximately 4h 17m 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 4h 17m and costs $130 - $600. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $190 - $340 and takes 21h 51m.

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The quickest flight from Montreal Airport to Halifax Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Halifax is 1h ahead of Montreal. It is currently 12:22 PM in Montreal and 1:22 PM in Halifax.

Map of how to get from Montreal to Halifax.
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  • Distance: 791.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 17m

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 Montréal to Halifax 3 times a week. Tickets cost $190 - $340 and the journey takes 21h 51m.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Montreal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Ottawa to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Montreal to Halifax via Fredericton
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Montreal to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Montreal to Halifax via Moncton
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Ottawa to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Halifax via Moncton
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Halifax via Charlottetown
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Montreal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Ottawa to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$30 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
EconomyPlus
$85 - $120
Business
$85 - $130
Train from Montréal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21h 51m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $340
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$160 - $190
Economy
$190 - $280
EconomyPlus
$240 - $340
Business
$350 - $490

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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 13h 23m to drive from Montreal to Halifax.

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

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There are 151+ hotels available in Halifax. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Montreal Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 28 min and costs $3 - $10.

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