There are 8 ways to get from Portland to Halifax by plane, train, bus, car or car ferry

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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Fly Portland to Halifax  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Halifax (YHZ) PDX - YHZ

$360 - $1,722

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Train to Seattle, fly to Halifax  •  14 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Tacoma Amtrak
  2. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Halifax (YHZ) SEA - YHZ

$295 - $1,202

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Fly Portland to Moncton, bus  •  15 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Moncton (YQM) PDX - YQM
  2. Take the bus from Moncton Airport to Halifax

$458 - $2,152

Train via Chicago Union Station  •  3 days 20 h

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Schenectady Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to St-Lambert Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax

$528 - $1,603

Bus, train  •  4 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Coquitlam, Bc
  2. Take the bus from Coquitlam, BC to Calgary, AB
  3. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
  4. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal
  5. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax

$389 - $1,032

Train  •  5 days 12 h

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
  2. Take the train from Vancouver to Toronto
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Montréal
  4. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax

$497 - $1,766

Bus, train, drive, car ferry  •  5 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Vancouver, Bc
  2. Take the train from Vancouver to Toronto
  3. Drive from Queens Quay West At Bay St East Side to Portland, ME
  4. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  5. Take the bus from Yarmouth to Halifax

$529 - $1,503

Drive  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Drive from Portland to Halifax 3808.8 miles

$500 - $750

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Halifax is to drive which costs $500 - $750 and takes 2 days 12 h.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Halifax is to fly which costs $360 - $1,800 and takes 11 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Portland station to Halifax. However, there are services departing from Portland Union Station and arriving at Halifax via Chicago Union Station, Schenectady Amtrak and Saint-Lambert. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 20 h.

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The distance between Portland and Halifax is 2833 miles. The road distance is 3808.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Halifax without a car is to train which takes 3 days 20 h and costs $500 - $1,600.

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It takes approximately 11 h 45 min to get from Portland to Halifax, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Portland to Halifax is to fly which takes 11 h 45 min and costs $360 - $1,800. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $500 - $1,600 and takes 3 days 20 h.

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There is no direct flight from Portland Airport to Halifax Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 49 min and has one stopover.

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Halifax is 4 h ahead of Portland. It is currently 8:21 PM in Portland and 12:21 AM in Halifax.

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  • Distance: 2833.2 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 45 min

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

Air Canada, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Portland to Halifax hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Portland to Halifax via Chicago Union Station, Schenectady Amtrak, St-Lambert Amtrak, and Saint-Lambert in around 3 days 20 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Portland to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,000
Flights from Portland to Halifax via Toronto, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Flights from Portland to Halifax via Vancouver, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $2,100
Flights from Portland to Halifax via Vancouver, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,100
Flights from Portland to Halifax via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
10 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Flights from Portland to Halifax via Toronto, Fredericton
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Flights from Portland to Halifax via Calgary, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,100
Flights from Portland to Halifax via Toronto, St John
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $2,000
Flights from Portland to Halifax via Vancouver, Montreal
Ave. Duration
11 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,100
Flights from Seattle to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Flights from Seattle to Halifax via Toronto, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Flights from Seattle to Halifax via Calgary, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,100
Flights from Seattle to Halifax via Vancouver, Montreal
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,100
Flights from Seattle to Halifax via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
10 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Flights from Seattle to Halifax via Toronto, Fredericton
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Flights from Seattle to Halifax via Vancouver, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,100
Flights from Seattle to Halifax via Toronto, St John
Ave. Duration
11 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Flights from Portland to Moncton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Flights from Portland to Moncton via Vancouver, Montreal
Ave. Duration
12 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,100
Flights from Portland to Moncton via Vancouver, Toronto
Ave. Duration
12 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,200
Flights from Portland to Moncton via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
12 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Flights from Portland to Moncton via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,100
Flights from Portland to Moncton via Calgary, Toronto
Ave. Duration
12 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $2,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,000
Flights from Portland to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from Seattle to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Flights from Seattle to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,700
Flights from Seattle to Halifax via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Halifax via Atlanta, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
11 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $2,200
Flights from Seattle to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Seattle to Halifax via Calgary, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Union Station to Tacoma Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Train from Portland Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
45 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$490 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Train from Chicago Union Station to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$440 - $650
Train from Schenectady Amtrak to St-Lambert Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
Train from Portland Union Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $140
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $350
Business
$270 - $370
Business Plus/Sleeper
$480 - $700
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 - $150
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $350
Business
$270 - $380
Business Plus/Sleeper
$480 - $700
Train from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 days 23 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$290 - $410
Economy
$550 - $750
Economy Plus
$750 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,000
Train from Toronto to Montréal
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$85 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $170
Business
$120 - $170
Business Plus/Sleeper
$220 - $310
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Or to Coquitlam, Bc
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
Bus from Portland, Or to Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Coquitlam, BC to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $75
Online Fare
$70 - $100
Standard Fare
$85 - $130
Refundable
$95 - $140
Bus from Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$170 - $250
Online Fare
$240 - $320
Standard Fare
$290 - $420
Refundable
$310 - $450
Megabus Canada
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
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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Portland to Halifax train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Halifax station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Halifax is 3809 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 12 h to drive from Portland to Halifax.

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Delta, United Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Portland Airport to Halifax Airport.

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There are 108+ hotels available in Halifax. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to tram which takes 35 min and costs $3.

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