There are 9 ways to get from Pittsburgh 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Sydney  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Sydney (YQY) PIT - YQY

$298 - $1,920

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  28 h 46 min

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

$170 - $318

7 alternative options

Fly to Halifax  •  9 h 14 min

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

$196 - $1,306

Fly to Moncton, bus  •  10 h 5 min

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

$296 - $2,142

Bus, train  •  36 h 24 min

  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 to Toronto, ON 300
  4. Take the train from Toronto to Montréal
  5. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax

$199 - $685

Train  •  40 h 21 min

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

$258 - $831

Bus, train via Dubois, PA  •  40 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Dubois, PA
  2. Take the bus from Dubois, PA to Buffalo, NY
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Toronto, ON 300
  4. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal
  5. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax

$208 - $602

Train via New York Penn Station  •  43 h 28 min

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

$229 - $693

Drive  •  21 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Halifax 1279 miles

$160 - $250

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Nova Scotia is to fly which costs $290 - $2,000 and takes 7 h 46 min.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Nova Scotia is 917 miles. The road distance is 1279 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 46 min to get from Pittsburgh to Nova Scotia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Pittsburgh to Nova Scotia. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak and arriving at Halifax via Cleveland Amtrak, Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Toronto and Montréal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 21 min.

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What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Nova Scotia, Canada?

Air Canada, Delta and two other airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Glace Bay hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pittsburgh to Halifax via Cleveland Amtrak, Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak, Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Toronto, and Montréal in around 40 h 21 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,500
Flights from Pittsburgh to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,500
Flights from Pittsburgh to Sydney via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $2,700
Flights from Pittsburgh to Sydney via Chicago O'Hare, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,700
Flights from Pittsburgh to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $2,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Halifax via Toronto, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Halifax via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Halifax via Toronto, Moncton
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Moncton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Moncton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $2,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Moncton via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,200
Flights from Pittsburgh to Moncton via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $2,200
Flights from Pittsburgh to Moncton via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Moncton via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $2,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Pittsburgh to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Halifax via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Sydney via Boston, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,900
Flights from Pittsburgh to Sydney via New York La Guardia, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,900
Flights from Pittsburgh to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Pittsburgh to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Pittsburgh to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Montréal
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $70
Economy
$80 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $170
Business
$120 - $170
Business Plus/Sleeper
$210 - $300
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
Train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $30
Economy
$25 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $60
Business
$30 - $50
Business Plus/Sleeper
$60 - $90
Train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$30 - $50
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $130
Train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $140
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $340
Business
$260 - $370
Business Plus/Sleeper
$470 - $650
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
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 to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
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 Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
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
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
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
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Niagara Falls GO to Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $80
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Amero Shuttle
Website
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Bus from Yarmouth to Halifax
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
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
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Schedules at
ca.megabus.com
Book at
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ca.megabus.com
Book at
ca.megabus.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Dubois, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Bus from Dubois, PA to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Phone
+1 877-762-7245
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
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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