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There are 6 ways to get from New York to Halifax by plane, bus, car ferry, train or car

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Fly from Newark  •  5 h 36 min

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

$135 - $407

Cheapest option

Fly from New York La Guardia  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Halifax (YHZ) LGA - YHZ

$133 - $360

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

$175 - $263

Bus, train  •  31 h 59 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

$216 - $356

Train  •  33 h 8 min

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

$212 - $422

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 fly which costs $130 - $410 and takes 5 h 36 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 $170 - $270.

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It takes approximately 5 h 36 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 best way to get from New York to Halifax is to fly which takes 5 h 36 min and costs $130 - $410. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $210 - $430 and takes 33 h 8 min.

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

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Halifax is 1 h ahead of New York. It is currently 12:49 AM in New York and 1:49 AM in Halifax.

Map of how to get from New York to Halifax.
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  • Distance: 597.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 36 min

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

United Airlines, Air Canada and Porter Airlines fly from New York to Halifax every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from New York to Halifax via Saint-Lambert in around 33 h 8 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$120 - $140
Economy
$150 - $210
EconomyPlus
$180 - $260
Business
$270 - $370
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to St-Lambert Amtrak Station
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
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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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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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Porter Airlines, United Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Newark Airport to Halifax Airport.

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There are 135+ hotels available in Halifax. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs $17.

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