There are 8 ways to get from New Jersey to Nova Scotia by plane, bus, train, subway, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Newark to Sydney  •  7 h 55 min

  1. EWR - YQY

$235 - $671

Cheapest option

Fly Newark to Halifax, line 87 bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. EWR - YHZ

$114 - $376

6 alternative options

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Halifax, line 87 bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. LGA - YHZ

$132 - $347

Fly Newark to Moncton, bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. EWR - YQM

$133 - $362

Bus, carferry  •  21 h 39 min

$186 - $239

Bus, train  •  32 h 38 min

  1. 4028 / ...
  2. VIA Rail / ...

$144 - $467

Train  •  34 h 24 min

  1. Adirondack
  2. VIA Rail / ...

$190 - $559

Drive  •  15 h 10 min

  1. 915.5 miles

$120 - $180

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Nova Scotia, Canada?

Air Canada, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Elizabeth to Glace Bay 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 Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Ottawa, Halifax
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Newark to Moncton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Newark to Moncton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Newark to Moncton via Halifax
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Moncton via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Newark to Moncton via Ottawa, Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Newark to Moncton via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Newark to Moncton via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
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
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Moncton via Toronto Island, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Train operators
Port Authority NYNJ
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 - $360
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $150
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $360
Business
$270 - $380
Business Plus/Sleeper
$480 - $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 - $150
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $350
Business
$270 - $380
Business Plus/Sleeper
$480 - $700
Amtrak
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
Metro Transit - HRM
Website
halifax.ca
Bus from Bridge Terminal Bay 15 to Glendale Dr Before Metropolitan Ave
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
halifax.ca
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 USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$107
Schedules at
ferries.ca
Book at
ferries.ca

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New Jersey and Nova Scotia is 1080 km. The road distance is 1465 km.

The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Nova Scotia is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 15 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Nova Scotia is to fly and line 87 bus which takes 6 h 19 min and costs $110 - $380.

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

It takes approximately 7 h 55 min to get from New Jersey to Nova Scotia, including transfers.