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There are 6 ways to get from Provincetown to Nova Scotia by ferry, plane, bus, car ferry 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.

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Ferry to Boston, fly to Sydney  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the ferry from MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA to World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Sydney (YQY) BOS - YQY

$246 - $556

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Provincetown to Portland, ME
  2. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  3. Drive from Yarmouth to Halifax

$129 - $221

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Ferry to Boston, fly to Halifax  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the ferry from MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA to World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Halifax (YHZ) BOS - YHZ

$165 - $401

Fly Provincetown to Halifax  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Provincetown (PVC) to Halifax (YHZ) PVC - YHZ

$154 - $616

Ferry, bus, car ferry  •  17 h 54 min

  1. Take the ferry from MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA to World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME
  3. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  4. Take the bus from Yarmouth to Halifax

$201 - $295

Bus  •  22 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Provincetown, MA to South Station - Boston
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Bangor, ME
  3. Take the bus from Bangor, Maine - Concord Coach to Houlton, Maine
  4. Take the bus from Woodstock, NB to Moncton, NB
  5. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Halifax, NS

$152 - $239

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The cheapest way to get from Provincetown to Nova Scotia is to bus which costs $150 - $240 and takes 22 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Provincetown to Nova Scotia is to fly which costs $150 - $650 and takes 6 h 46 min.

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The distance between Provincetown and Nova Scotia is 414 miles.

The best way to get from Provincetown to Nova Scotia without a car is to ferry and bus and car ferry which takes 17 h 54 min and costs $200 - $300.

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It takes approximately 8 h 29 min to get from Provincetown to Nova Scotia, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Provincetown to Nova Scotia is to fly which takes 6 h 46 min and costs $150 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $240 and takes 22 h 23 min.

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There is no direct flight from Boston Airport to Sydney Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 19 min and has one stopover.

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Nova Scotia is 1 h ahead of Provincetown. It is currently 2:10 AM in Provincetown and 3:10 AM in Nova Scotia.

WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Boston Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Nova Scotia. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Provincetown to Nova Scotia.
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  • Distance: 414.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 29 min

What companies run services between Provincetown, MA, USA and Nova Scotia, Canada?

Cape Air, Air Canada and five other airlines fly from Provincetown to Lower Sackville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Provincetown to Halifax via South Station - Boston, Boston, MA - South Station, Bangor, Maine - Concord Coach, Houlton, Maine, Woodstock, NB, and Moncton, NB in around 22 h 23 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Sydney via Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Sydney via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Boston to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Provincetown to Halifax via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,200
Flights from Provincetown to Halifax via Boston, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Provincetown to Halifax via Boston, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Boston to Sydney via Halifax
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Boston to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Boston to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Provincetown to Halifax via Boston, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Provincetown to Halifax via Boston, Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Bus operators
Concord Coach Lines
Website
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Bangor, ME
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Boston Sth Station, MA to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
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
Plymouth & Brockton
Website
p-b.com
Bus from Provincetown, MA to South Station - Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
p-b.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
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton, NB to Halifax, NS
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
maritimebus.com
Ferry operators
Bay State Cruise Company
Phone
+1 617-748-1428
Website
baystatecruisecompany.com
Ferry from MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA to World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
baystatecruisecompany.com
Boston Harbor Cruises
Website
bostonharborcruises.com
Ferry from Provincetown Ferry Terminal to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$61
Schedules at
bostonharborcruises.com
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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More Questions & Answers

The best way to get from Provincetown to Provincetown Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs $10 - $13.

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