There are 9 ways to get from North Carolina to Nova Scotia by plane, bus, car ferry, train 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 Raleigh/Durham to Sydney  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Sydney (YQY) RDU - YQY

$289 - $1,125

Cheapest option

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Halifax  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Halifax (YHZ) RDU - YHZ

$198 - $1,310

7 alternative options

Fly Charlotte to Halifax  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Halifax (YHZ) CLT - YHZ

$265 - $1,106

Fly Charlotte to Moncton, bus  •  11 h 40 min

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

$324 - $1,342

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Moncton, bus  •  12 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Moncton (YQM) RDU - YQM
  2. Take the bus from Moncton Airport to Truro, NS

$327 - $2,146

Bus, carferry  •  34 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Portland, ME
  3. Take the carferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  4. Take the bus from Yarmouth to Halifax

$238 - $375

Train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to St-Lambert Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax

$262 - $809

Megabus, bus, train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the Megabus from Charlotte NC to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Longueuil, PQ
  3. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax

$217 - $522

Drive  •  25 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Halifax 1531.1 miles

$200 - $300

What companies run services between North Carolina, USA and Nova Scotia, Canada?

Air Canada, Delta and four other airlines fly from Cary to Glace Bay hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Charlotte to Halifax via Charlotte Amtrak, New York Penn Station, St-Lambert Amtrak, and Saint-Lambert in around 2 days 0 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
11 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,400
Flights from Charlotte to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $2,000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via Toronto, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $2,000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $2,000
Flights from Charlotte to Moncton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,400
Flights from Charlotte to Moncton via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
10 h 49 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,400
Flights from Charlotte to Moncton via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
12 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Moncton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $2,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Moncton via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $2,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Moncton via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Sydney via Atlanta, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Sydney via New York La Guardia, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flights from Charlotte to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Halifax via Detroit, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via Atlanta, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via Detroit, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlotte to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Charlotte to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $2,000
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Sydney via Boston, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Sydney via New York La Guardia, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Moncton via Orlando
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlotte Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $280
Room
$400 - $600
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 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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Charlotte, Nc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $160
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
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Longueuil, PQ
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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 North Carolina and Nova Scotia is 1705 km. The road distance is 2450 km.

The cheapest way to get from North Carolina to Nova Scotia is to drive which costs $200 - $300 and takes 25 h 37 min.

The quickest way to get from North Carolina to Nova Scotia is to fly which takes 9 h 21 min and costs $260 - $1,200.

It takes approximately 9 h 31 min to get from North Carolina to Nova Scotia, including transfers.