There are 5 ways to get from Ottawa to Halifax by plane, train, bus 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 from Ottawa  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Halifax (YHZ) YOW - YHZ

$114 - $224

4 alternative options

Train to Montreal, fly  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Halifax (YHZ) YUL - YHZ

$142 - $375

Bus  •  21 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
  2. Take the bus from Montréal to Québec
  3. Take the bus from Québec to Rivière-du-Loup
  4. Take the bus from Rivière-du-Loup, PQ to Moncton, NB 700
  5. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Marriott Harbourfront Hotel 101

$174 - $280

Train  •  24 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax VIA Rail / ...

$129 - $435

Drive  •  15 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Halifax 897.1 miles

$110 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Halifax is to drive which costs $150 - $230 and takes 15 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Halifax is to fly which costs $140 - $300 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Halifax is 956 km. The road distance is 1435.4 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Ottawa to Halifax, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Halifax. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Marriott Harbourfront Hotel via Montréal, Québec, Rivière-du-Loup, PQ and Moncton, NB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to Halifax. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at Halifax via Montréal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 47 min.

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What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Halifax, NS, Canada?

Air Canada, WestJet and Porter Airlines fly from Ottawa to Halifax hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Halifax via Montreal, PQ, Montréal, Québec, Rivière-du-Loup, Rivière-du-Loup, PQ, and Moncton, NB in around 21 h 37 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $360
Flights from Montreal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Halifax via Charlottetown
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Montreal to Halifax via Fredericton
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Montreal to Halifax via Charlottetown
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $420
Flights from Montreal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Train from Montréal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21 h 51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $140
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $350
Business
$260 - $370
Business Plus/Sleeper
$470 - $650
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $45
Orleans Express
Phone
+1 888 999-3977
Email
serviceclient@keolis.ca
Website
orleansexpress.com
Bus from Montréal to Québec
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
orleansexpress.com
Bus from Québec to Rivière-du-Loup
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
orleansexpress.com
Intercar
Phone
+1 800-806-2167
Website
intercar.qc.ca
Bus from Montréal, QC to Ste Foy, PQ
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
intercar.ca
Book at
intercar.ca
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Ste Foy, PQ to Rivière-du-Loup
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Bus from Rivière-du-Loup, PQ to Moncton, NB
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Bus from Moncton, NB to Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com

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