There are 6 ways to get from New York to Halifax by train, plane, 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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Train to Newark, fly  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Halifax (YHZ) EWR - YHZ

$129 - $391

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Subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Halifax (YHZ) LGA - YHZ

$127 - $342

4 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  19 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Portland, ME
  2. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  3. Take the bus from Yarmouth to Halifax

$148 - $260

Bus, train  •  31 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Longueuil, PQ
  2. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax VIA Rail

$161 - $436

Train  •  33 h 8 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

$162 - $512

Drive  •  15 h 3 min

  1. Drive from New York to Halifax 907.6 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Halifax is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 15 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Halifax is to train and fly which costs $120 - $400 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Halifax. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Halifax via Saint-Lambert. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 8 min.

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The distance between New York and Halifax is 597 miles. The road distance is 907.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Halifax without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 19 h 25 min and costs $140 - $260.

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from New York to Halifax, including transfers.

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

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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 York. It is currently 11:11 AM in New York and 12:11 PM in Halifax.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Halifax is 908 miles. It takes approximately 15 h 3 min to drive from New York to Halifax.

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United Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Newark Airport to Halifax Airport.

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Map of how to get from New York to Halifax.
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  • Distance: 597.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

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

You can take a train from New York to Halifax via St-Lambert Amtrak and Saint-Lambert in around 33 h 8 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 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
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 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
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
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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 - $700
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
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
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Longueuil, PQ
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.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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