Travel from North-Carolina to Nova-Scotia

Train or fly from North Carolina to Nova Scotia?

Air Canada, Delta and WestJet fly from Cary to Glace Bay every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Charlotte to Halifax via Charlotte Amtrak, New York Penn Station, and Saint-Lambert in around 46 h 10 min.

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How to get from North Carolina to Nova Scotia

From N Harrison Ave at W Johnson St line 300 bus to Regional Transit Center, line 100 bus to Raleigh/Durham airport, fly to Sydney airport, then taxi to Glace Bay. 8 h 47 min $675. From N Harrison Ave at W Johnson St line 300 bus to Regional Transit Center, line 100 bus to Raleigh/Durham airport, fly to Halifax airport, line 320 bus to Bridge Terminal Bay 3, then line 61 bus to Cole Harbour. 9 h 3 min $610. From Charlotte Transportation Center line 5 bus to Charlotte airport, fly to Halifax airport, line 320 bus to Bridge Terminal Bay 3, then line 61 bus to Cole Harbour. 9 h 4 min $606. From N Harrison Ave at W Johnson St line 300 bus to Regional Transit Center, line 100 bus to Raleigh/Durham airport, fly to St John airport, drive to Saint John, NB, car ferry to Digby, then drive to Kentville. 14 h 8 min $710. From Charlotte Transportation Center line 5 bus to Charlotte airport, fly to Moncton airport, bus to Sackville, NB, walk to Sackville, then train to Amherst. 10 h 38 min $641. From N Harrison Ave at W Johnson St line 300 bus to Regional Transit Center, line 100 bus to Raleigh/Durham airport, fly to Moncton airport, bus to Sackville, NB, walk to Sackville, then train to Amherst. 10 h 34 min $1,045. From Charlotte bus to Washington, bus to New York, NY, bus to Boston, bus to Brunswick, taxi to Portland, ME, car ferry to Yarmouth, walk to Yarmouth, then bus to Halifax. 35 h 45 min $386. From Charlotte taxi to Charlotte Amtrak, train to New York Penn Station, train to Saint-Lambert, then train to Halifax. 46 h 10 min $488. From Charlotte, NC bus to Winston-Salem, NC, bus to New York, NY, bus to Albany, NY, bus to Berri / Ontario, line 747 bus to Montréal, QC, then train to Halifax, NS. 2 days 3 h $410. From Charlotte drive to Halifax. 25 h 37 min $247.
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    North Carolina to Nova Scotia:

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      1 Fly Raleigh/Durham to Sydney
      • One-Way approx: USD $300 - $1,225
      • Duration: 8 h 47 min
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        • One-Way approx: USD $300 - $1,225
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      2 Fly Raleigh/Durham to Halifax
      • One-Way approx: USD $198 - $1,310
      • Duration: 9 h 3 min
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        2 Fly Raleigh/Durham to Halifax
        • One-Way approx: USD $198 - $1,310
        • Duration: 9 h 3 min
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      3 Fly Charlotte to Halifax
      • One-Way approx: USD $265 - $1,106
      • Duration: 9 h 4 min
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        3 Fly Charlotte to Halifax
        • One-Way approx: USD $265 - $1,106
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      4 Fly Raleigh/Durham to St John, car ferry, drive
      • One-Way approx: USD $254 - $1,363
      • Duration: 14 h 8 min
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        4 Fly Raleigh/Durham to St John, car ferry, drive
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        • Duration: 14 h 8 min
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      5 Fly Charlotte to Moncton
      • One-Way approx: USD $290 - $1,170
      • Duration: 10 h 38 min
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        5 Fly Charlotte to Moncton
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        • Duration: 10 h 38 min
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      6 Fly Raleigh/Durham to Moncton
      • One-Way approx: USD $333 - $2,174
      • Duration: 10 h 34 min
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        6 Fly Raleigh/Durham to Moncton
        • One-Way approx: USD $333 - $2,174
        • Duration: 10 h 34 min
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      7 Bus, car ferry
      • One-Way approx: USD $327 - $479
      • Duration: 35 h 45 min
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      8 Train
      • One-Way approx: USD $252 - $799
      • Duration: 46 h 10 min
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        • Duration: 46 h 10 min
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      9 Bus, train
      • One-Way approx: USD $221 - $677
      • Duration: 2 days 3 h
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      10 Drive
      • One-Way approx: USD $200 - $300
      • Duration: 25 h 37 min
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