There are 5 ways to get from Nova Scotia to Acadia National Park by bus, car ferry, car, ferry, taxi or plane

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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Bus, car ferry, drive, ferry, taxi  •  16 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Halifax to Plympton
  2. Take the car ferry from Digby to Saint John, NB
  3. Drive from Saint John, NB to Lubec
  4. Take the ferry from Lubec to Eastport
  5. Take the bus from Perry, ME to Gouldsboro, ME
  6. Take a taxi from Gouldsboro, ME to Acadia National Park

$200 - $302

Cheapest option

Fly to Fredericton, drive  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Fredericton (YFC) YHZ - YFC
  2. Drive from Fredericton to Acadia National Park

$63 - $284

3 alternative options

Drive  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Halifax to Acadia National Park 446.1 miles

$55 - $90

Fly to St John, drive  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to St John (YSJ) YHZ - YSJ
  2. Drive from St John to Acadia National Park

$190 - $794

Fly to Bar Harbor  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Bar Harbor (BHB) YHZ - BHB

$309 - $1,149

Questions & Answers

The distance between Nova Scotia and Acadia National Park is 412 km. The road distance is 713.8 km.

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It takes approximately 16 h 17 min to get from Nova Scotia to Acadia National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Halifax Airport to St John Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Acadia National Park is 1 h behind Nova Scotia. It is currently 5:15 PM in Nova Scotia and 4:15 PM in Acadia National Park.

Yes, the driving distance between Nova Scotia to Acadia National Park is 714 km. It takes approximately 8 h 6 min to drive from Nova Scotia to Acadia National Park.

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Air Canada offers flights from Halifax Airport to St John Airport.

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There are 89+ hotels available in Acadia National Park. Prices start at $125 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nova Scotia to Acadia National Park.
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  • Distance: 257.3 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 17 min

What companies run services between Nova Scotia, Canada and Acadia National Park, ME, USA?

Air Canada, Silver Airways and five other airlines fly from Lower Sackville to Acadia National Park every 2 hours.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Halifax to St John
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Halifax to Fredericton
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Halifax to Bar Harbor via Boston
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Halifax to Bar Harbor via Montreal, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $2,700
Flights from Halifax to Bar Harbor via Billy Bishop Toronto City, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Halifax to Bar Harbor via Newark, Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,800
Flights from Halifax to Bar Harbor via New York La Guardia, Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Halifax to Bar Harbor via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $2,600
Flights from Halifax to Bar Harbor via Montreal, Boston
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,700
Flights from Halifax to Bar Harbor via Toronto, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,900
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Halifax to Fredericton
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$29 - $230
Bus operators
Amero Shuttle
Website
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Bus from Halifax to Plympton
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
West Transportation
Phone
1-800-596-2823
Email
info@westbusservice.com
Website
westbusservice.com
Bus from Perry, ME to Gouldsboro, ME
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
westbusservice.com
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Phone
+1 877-762-7245
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Digby to Saint John, NB
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Schedules at
ferries.ca
Book at
ferries.ca
Adult Off-Peak
$30
Adult Peak (May 13 - October 13)
$37
Vehicle Off-Peak
$86
Vehicle Peak (May 13 - October 13)
$89
Downeast Windjammer Cruise Lines, LLC
Phone
(207) 546-2927
Email
4master@downeastwindjammer.com
Website
downeastwindjammer.com
Ferry from Lubec to Eastport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
downeastwindjammer.com
Other operators
Taxi from Gouldsboro, ME to Acadia National Park
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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