There are 10 ways to get from New York to Nova Scotia by plane, subway, bus, train, 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 New York La Guardia to Sydney  •  7 h 41 min

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

$240 - $928

Cheapest option

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Halifax, line 87 bus  •  6 h 47 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
  3. Take the line 87 bus from Bridge Terminal Bay 15 to Glendale Dr Before Metropolitan Ave

$129 - $344

8 alternative options

Fly Newark to Sydney  •  8 h 7 min

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

$252 - $687

Train to Newark, fly to Halifax, line 87 bus  •  6 h 38 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
  3. Take the line 87 bus from Bridge Terminal Bay 15 to Glendale Dr Before Metropolitan Ave

$131 - $393

Fly Newark to Moncton, bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Moncton (YQM) EWR - YQM
  2. Take the bus from Moncton Airport to Truro, NS

$150 - $379

Train, bus, car ferry  •  19 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME
  3. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  4. Take the bus from Yarmouth to Halifax

$275 - $579

Bus, car ferry  •  19 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma Ny
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me
  3. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  4. Take the bus from Yarmouth to Halifax

$161 - $297

Bus, train  •  32 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Montreal, Pq 4028 / ...
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax VIA Rail / ...

$146 - $456

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Nova Scotia 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 Nova Scotia is to train and fly and line 87 bus which costs $130 - $400 and takes 6 h 38 min.

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The distance between New York and Nova Scotia is 631 miles. The road distance is 907.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to get from New York to Nova Scotia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Nova Scotia. 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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What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Nova Scotia, Canada?

Air Canada, WestJet and two other airlines fly from New York to Glace Bay hourly. Alternatively, 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 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
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 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
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 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Moncton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Newark to Moncton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Newark to Moncton via Halifax
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Moncton via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Newark to Moncton via Ottawa, Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
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
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
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 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.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 Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Moncton via Toronto Island, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
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
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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 - $650
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
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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
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
Concord Coach Lines
Website
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
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
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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
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
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
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
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.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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