There are 5 ways to get from Portland to Halifax by car ferry, bus, car 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.

Recommended option

Carferry, bus  •  11 h 41 min

$142

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 46 min

  1. 708 / ...
  2. 101

$118 - $162

3 alternative options

Drive  •  9 h 31 min

  1. 590.4 miles

$75 - $120

Fly from Portland  •  8 h 40 min

  1. PWM - YHZ

$252 - $1,015

Bus to Boston, fly  •  7 h 4 min

  1. BOS - YHZ

$121 - $370

What companies run services between Portland, ME, USA and Halifax, NS, Canada?

You can take a bus from Portland to Halifax via Bangor, ME, Bangor, Maine - Concord Coach, Houlton, Maine, Woodstock, NB, and Moncton, NB in around 14 h 46 min. Alternatively, Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Portland to Halifax hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Portland to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Boston to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flights from Portland to Halifax via New York La Guardia, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Halifax via New York La Guardia, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Portland to Halifax via Detroit, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Portland to Halifax via Washington Dulles, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,700
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Portland to Halifax via New York La Guardia, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Halifax via New York La Guardia, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Bus operators
Amero Shuttle
Website
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Bus from Yarmouth to Halifax
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Cyr Bus Line
Website
johntcyrandsons.com
Bus from Bangor, Maine - Concord Coach to Houlton, Maine
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
johntcyrandsons.com
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Woodstock, NB to Moncton, NB
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$107
Schedules at
ferries.ca
Book at
ferries.ca

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Portland and Halifax is 544 km. The road distance is 945 km.

The cheapest way to get from Portland to Halifax is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 9 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Portland to Halifax is to bus and fly which takes 7 h 4 min and costs $120 - $370.

It takes approximately 11 h 41 min to get from Portland to Halifax, including transfers.