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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.

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Fly Charlotte to Sydney  •  8h 53m

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Sydney (YQY) CLT - YQY

$327 - $1,321

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Bus, car ferry  •  33h 24m

  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 car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  4. Take the bus from Yarmouth to Halifax

$203 - $295

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Fly Raleigh/Durham to Sydney  •  10h 16m

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

$299 - $1,225

Fly Charlotte to Halifax  •  9h 13m

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

$256 - $1,206

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Halifax  •  9h 42m

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

$208 - $960

Fly Greensboro/High Point to Halifax  •  10h 26m

  1. Fly from Greensboro/High Point (GSO) to Halifax (YHZ) GSO - YHZ

$210 - $1,310

Bus, train  •  45h 21m

  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

$275 - $505

Train  •  47h 15m

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

$297 - $682

Drive  •  25h 37m

  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 25h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from North Carolina to Nova Scotia is to fly which costs $320 - $1,400 and takes 8h 53m.

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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 car ferry which takes 33h 24m and costs $200 - $300.

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It takes approximately 8h 53m to get from North Carolina to Nova Scotia, including transfers.

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The best way to get from North Carolina to Nova Scotia is to fly which takes 8h 53m and costs $320 - $1,400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $290 - $700 and takes 47h 15m.

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There is no direct flight from Charlotte Airport to Sydney Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 39m and has one stopover.

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Nova Scotia is 1h ahead of North Carolina. It is currently 8:58 AM in North Carolina and 9:58 AM in Nova Scotia.

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

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United Airlines, Air Canada, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Charlotte Airport to Sydney Airport.

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Map of how to get from North Carolina to Nova Scotia.
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  • Distance: 1065.8 miles
  • Duration: 8h 53m

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

Air Canada, Delta and four other airlines fly from Charlotte to Glace Bay hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Charlotte to Halifax via Tryon St & 23rd St, Charlotte Amtrak Station, New York Penn Station, and Saint-Lambert in around 47h 15m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlotte to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,300
Flights from Charlotte to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Charlotte to Halifax via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $2,000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Halifax via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Halifax via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Halifax via Washington Dulles, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to Sydney via New York La Guardia, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Charlotte to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Charlotte to Sydney via Atlanta, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 22m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Charlotte to Sydney via Detroit, Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 4m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Charlotte to Sydney via Washington Dulles, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Sydney via Atlanta, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Sydney via New York La Guardia, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 9m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Sydney via Boston, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Charlotte to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
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
5h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Halifax via Atlanta, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,900
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Charlotte to Sydney via New York La Guardia, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Charlotte to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Charlotte to Sydney via Atlanta, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 22m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Charlotte to Sydney via Washington Dulles, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Charlotte to Sydney via Boston, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Sydney via Boston, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Sydney via Atlanta, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Sydney via New York La Guardia, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 9m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
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
5h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Halifax via Atlanta, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Charlotte to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $2,700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
11h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,400
Flights from Charlotte to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $2,000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,000
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Halifax via Washington Dulles, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Halifax via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
Flights from Charlotte to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Halifax via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Halifax via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Halifax via Charlotte, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21h 26m
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 Charlotte Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
12h
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 Station
Ave. Duration
10h 42m
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
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Charlotte, NC to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Amero Shuttle
Website
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Bus from Yarmouth to Halifax
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
ameroshuttle.tripod.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.

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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
13h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $160
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Longueuil, PQ
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
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
5h 30m
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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There are 15+ hotels available in Nova Scotia. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from North Carolina to Charlotte Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 25m and costs $3.

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