There are 6 ways to get from New York to Cape Breton Island by plane, train, bus 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 from New York La Guardia  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Sydney (YQY) LGA - YQY

$246 - $936

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  37 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to St-Lambert Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Truro
  3. Take the bus from Truro, NS to Sydney, NS 154 / ...

$192 - $542

4 alternative options

Fly from Newark  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Sydney (YQY) EWR - YQY

$258 - $695

Train, bus via Sackville, NB  •  39 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to St-Lambert Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Sackville
  3. Take the bus from Sackville, NB to Stewiacke, NS 101
  4. Take the bus from Stewiacke, NS to Sydney, NS 153

$213 - $552

Bus, train  •  39 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Montreal, Pq
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax
  3. Take the bus from Halifax to Sydney, NS 154 / ...

$201 - $531

Drive  •  17 h 38 min

  1. Drive from New York to Sydney 1037.4 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Cape Breton Island is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 17 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Cape Breton Island is to fly which costs $240 - $950 and takes 7 h 47 min.

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The distance between New York and Cape Breton Island is 760 miles. The road distance is 1037.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 47 min to get from New York to Cape Breton Island, including transfers.

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What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Cape Breton Island, NS, Canada?

Air Canada, WestJet and two other airlines fly from New York to New Waterford hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,400
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Ottawa, Halifax
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Halifax
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Boston, Halifax
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak
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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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Saint-Lambert to Truro
Ave. Duration
19 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$90 - $130
Economy
$160 - $230
Economy Plus
$230 - $320
Business
$240 - $340
Business Plus/Sleeper
$430 - $600
Train from Saint-Lambert to Sackville
Ave. Duration
17 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$85 - $120
Economy
$150 - $210
Economy Plus
$210 - $290
Business
$220 - $310
Business Plus/Sleeper
$390 - $550
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 - $650
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Truro, NS to Sydney, NS
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Sackville, NB to Stewiacke, NS
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Bus from Stewiacke, NS to Sydney, NS
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Halifax to Sydney, NS
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Greyhound USA
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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 Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100

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