There are 6 ways to get from New Jersey to Halifax by plane, train, subway, bus, car ferry 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 from Newark  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Halifax (YHZ) EWR - YHZ

$118 - $392

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Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 9th Street
  2. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Halifax (YHZ) LGA - YHZ

$136 - $363

Bus, car ferry  •  21 h 51 min

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

$264 - $417

Bus, train  •  33 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Montreal, Pq 4008 / ...
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax VIA Rail

$151 - $471

Train  •  34 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to St-Lambert Amtrak Adirondack
  2. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax VIA Rail

$190 - $559

Drive  •  15 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Halifax 915.5 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from New Jersey station to Halifax. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Halifax via New York Penn Station and Saint-Lambert. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 24 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Halifax is 640 miles. The road distance is 915.5 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Halifax without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 21 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from New Jersey to Halifax, including transfers.

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New Jersey to Halifax train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Halifax is to fly which takes 5 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 34 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Halifax Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 1 min.

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Halifax is 1 h ahead of New Jersey. It is currently 5:52 AM in New Jersey and 6:52 AM in Halifax.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Halifax is 916 miles. It takes approximately 15 h 10 min to drive from New Jersey to Halifax.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Halifax.
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  • Distance: 639.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Halifax, NS, Canada?

United Airlines and Air Canada fly from Elizabeth to Halifax hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Newark to Halifax via New York Penn Station, St-Lambert Amtrak, and Saint-Lambert in around 34 h 24 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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 - $140
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $350
Business
$260 - $370
Business Plus/Sleeper
$470 - $700
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
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 New York Penn Station to St-Lambert Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Bus operators
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
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 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
Bus from New York, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
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
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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United Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Newark Airport to Halifax Airport.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Halifax. Prices start at $96 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Newark Airport is to line 62 bus which takes 12 min and costs .

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