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Duration 12 min
Distance 294 km
Average price $120
Nearby airports 5 found

Closest airports to Cape Breton Island

The nearest airport to Cape Breton Island is Sydney (YQY). However, there are better options for getting to Cape Breton Island. Maritimebus operates a bus from Elmsdale, NS to Sydney, NS 6 times a week. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 5h 10m.

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Halifax (YHZ)

  1. Elmsdale, NS
  2. Sydney
6h 20m
Bookable on Rome2rio
$70 - $98
Other nearby airports

Sydney (YQY)

  1. Sydney (YQY)
  2. Sydney
12 min
Cheapest
$29 - $35

Moncton (YQM)

  1. Moncton Airport
  2. Truro, NS
  3. Sydney
7h 25m
$86 - $122

Iles De Madeleine (YGR)

  1. Cap-aux-Meules
  2. Souris
  3. Wood Islands, PEI
  4. New Glasgow, NS
  5. Sydney
15h 30m
$132 - $224

Charlottetown (YYG)

  1. Charlottetown / UPEI WA Murphy Centre
  2. Amherst, NS
  3. Truro, NS
  4. Sydney
11h 6m
$104 - $144

Important airports for Sydney

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling to Cape Breton Island, NS, Canada? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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The nearest airport to Cape Breton Island is Sydney (YQY) Airport which is 60.3 km away. Other nearby airports include Iles De Madeleine (YGR) (171.4 km) and Charlottetown (YYG) (181.4 km).

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It takes 6h 20m to get from Sydney to Halifax (YHZ) Airport.

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We recommend flying to Halifax (YHZ) Airport, which is 294.5 km away from Sydney. The bus from Halifax (YHZ) to Sydney takes 6h 20m.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Cape Breton Island. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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