There are 9 ways to get from North Carolina to Nova Scotia by plane, bus, train, bus and 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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Fly Raleigh/Durham to Sydney  •  10 h 30 min

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

$279 - $1,225

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Fly Raleigh/Durham to Halifax  •  9 h 52 min

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

$198 - $1,310

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Fly Charlotte to Halifax  •  9 h 32 min

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

$275 - $1,106

Fly Charlotte to Moncton, bus  •  11 h 29 min

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

$254 - $1,642

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Moncton, bus  •  12 h 43 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, train  •  44 h 32 min

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

$220 - $585

Bus, bus and ferry  •  44 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Montreal, Pq
  3. Take the bus from Gare d'autocars de Montréal to Quebec Station
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Quebec - 3001, Chemin-des-Quatre-Bourgeois, St Foy to Moncton - 477 Paul street
  5. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Halifax

$378 - $563

Train  •  46 h 10 min

  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

$252 - $779

Drive  •  25 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Halifax 1531.1 miles

$200 - $300

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

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The quickest way to get from North Carolina to Nova Scotia is to fly which costs $270 - $1,200 and takes 9 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from North Carolina to Nova Scotia. However, there are services departing from Charlotte, Nc and arriving at Halifax via New York, Ny, Gare d'autocars de Montréal, Quebec - 3001, Chemin-des-Quatre-Bourgeois, St Foy and Moncton, NB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 58 min.

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The distance between North Carolina and Nova Scotia is 1066 miles. The road distance is 1531.1 miles.

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The best way to get from North Carolina to Nova Scotia without a car is to bus and train which takes 44 h 32 min and costs $220 - $600.

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It takes approximately 10 h 30 min to get from North Carolina to Nova Scotia, including transfers.

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North Carolina to Nova Scotia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Charlotte, Nc station.

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The best way to get from North Carolina to Nova Scotia is to fly which takes 10 h 30 min and costs $270 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $250 - $800 and takes 46 h 10 min.

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There is no direct flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Sydney Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 2 min and has one stopover.

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North Carolina to Nova Scotia bus services, operated by Maritimebus, arrive at Halifax station.

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Nova Scotia is 1 h ahead of North Carolina. It is currently 9:18 PM in North Carolina and 10:18 PM in Nova Scotia.

Yes, the driving distance between North Carolina to Nova Scotia is 1531 miles. It takes approximately 25 h 37 min to drive from North Carolina to Nova Scotia.

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Map of how to get from North Carolina to Nova Scotia.
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  • Distance: 1065.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 30 min

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

Air Canada, Delta and three 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 46 h 10 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Sydney via Reagan Washington, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $2,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Sydney via Washington Dulles, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,400
Flights from Charlotte to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 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 Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via Toronto, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $2,000
Flights from Charlotte to Moncton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,400
Flights from Charlotte to Moncton via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
10 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,400
Flights from Charlotte to Moncton via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,400
Flights from Charlotte to Moncton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Moncton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 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 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlotte to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Charlotte to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $2,000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Sydney via Boston, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Sydney via Newark, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Charlotte to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flights from Charlotte to Halifax via Detroit, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via Atlanta, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $150
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $350
Business
$270 - $370
Business Plus/Sleeper
$480 - $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 Charlotte Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Room
$360 - $500
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
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton Airport to Truro, NS
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton, NB to Halifax
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
maritimebus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
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
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
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
Intercar
Phone
+1 800-806-2167
Website
intercar.qc.ca
Bus from Gare d'autocars de Montréal to Quebec Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
intercar.ca
Book at
intercar.ca
Autobus Les Sillons
Phone
+1(418) 986 3886
Email
info@autobuslessillons.com
Bus and ferry from Quebec - 3001, Chemin-des-Quatre-Bourgeois, St Foy to Moncton - 477 Paul street
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$206
Schedules at
autobuslessillons.com

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