• Our partners include:

  • Greyhound USA
  • VIA Rail
  • Amtrak
  • Acela Express
  • Megabus
  • SuperShuttle
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia

There are 8 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Halifax 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Halifax  •  7h 53m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Halifax (YHZ) PIT - YHZ

$211 - $973

7 alternative options

Fly to Moncton, bus  •  12h 1m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Moncton (YQM) PIT - YQM
  2. Take the bus from Moncton Airport to Halifax, NS

$303 - $2,153

Bus, car ferry  •  30h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA
  3. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Brunswick, ME
  4. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  5. Take the bus from Yarmouth to Halifax

$291 - $425

Bus, train  •  38h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny 212
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street Ny / ...
  4. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Montreal, QC- 997 Saint-Antoine St W
  5. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax

$220 - $432

Train, bus  •  39h 10m

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Brockville, ON
  4. Take the bus from Brockville, ON to Montreal, PQ
  5. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax

$276 - $608

Train  •  41h 5m

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Buffalo Depew Station
  3. Take the train from Buffalo to Toronto
  4. Take the train from Toronto to Montréal
  5. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax

$346 - $681

Train via New York Penn Station  •  43h 33m

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh 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

$279 - $613

Drive  •  21h 21m

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Halifax 1279 miles

$160 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Halifax is to drive which costs $160 - $250 and takes 21h 21m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Halifax is to fly which costs $210 - $1,000 and takes 7h 53m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Pittsburgh station to Halifax. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station and arriving at Halifax via Cleveland Amtrak Station, Buffalo, Toronto and Montréal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 5m.

More details

The distance between Pittsburgh and Halifax is 888 miles. The road distance is 1279 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Halifax without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 30h 2m and costs $290 - $430.

More details

It takes approximately 7h 53m to get from Pittsburgh to Halifax, including transfers.

More details

Pittsburgh to Halifax train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Pittsburgh Amtrak Station.

More details

The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Halifax is to fly which takes 7h 53m and costs $210 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $340 - $700 and takes 41h 5m.

Mode details

There is no direct flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Halifax Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 10m and has one stopover.

Search flights

Halifax is 1h ahead of Pittsburgh. It is currently 11:53 AM in Pittsburgh and 12:53 PM in Halifax.

Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Halifax.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 888.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 53m

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Halifax, NS, Canada?

Air Canada, United Airlines and four other airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Halifax hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pittsburgh to Halifax via Cleveland Amtrak Station, Buffalo, Toronto, and Montréal in around 41h 5m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $2,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Halifax via Toronto, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Halifax via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Moncton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Moncton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $2,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Moncton via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Moncton via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $2,200
Flights from Pittsburgh to Moncton via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Pittsburgh to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Halifax via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Halifax via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Flights from Pittsburgh to Halifax via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from Pittsburgh to Halifax via Charlotte, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21h 51m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$120 - $140
Economy
$150 - $210
EconomyPlus
$180 - $260
Business
$270 - $380
Train from Buffalo to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$70 - $95
Train from Toronto to Montréal
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $75
Economy
$75 - $110
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Business
$130 - $180
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Book at
megabus.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.

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 Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$29 - $45
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Brockville, ON
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $90
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $45
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Book at
megabus.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
megabus.ca
Bus from Brockville, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Book at
megabus.ca
First Choice Bus Service
Phone
647-561-9346
Website
firstchoicebusservice.com
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Montreal, QC- 997 Saint-Antoine St W
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
firstchoicebusservice.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

Want to know more about travelling around Canada

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Pittsburgh to Halifax train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Halifax station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Halifax is 1279 miles. It takes approximately 21h 21m to drive from Pittsburgh to Halifax.

Get driving directions

JetBlue Airways, WestJet, Delta and three other airlines offer flights from Pittsburgh Airport to Halifax Airport.

Search flights

There are 135+ hotels available in Halifax. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Pittsburgh Airport is to bus which takes 39m and costs $3.

More details