There are 6 ways to get from Quebec to Nova Scotia by bus and ferry, bus, train, car or plane

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  17 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Quebec - 3001, Chemin-des-Quatre-Bourgeois, St Foy to Moncton - 477 Paul street
  2. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Halifax, NS Moncton / Halifax

$242 - $257

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Train  •  18 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Sainte-Foy to Halifax VIA Rail

$103 - $311

4 alternative options

Drive  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Quebec to Halifax 635.6 miles

$80 - $130

Fly Quebec to Sydney  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Quebec (YQB) to Sydney (YQY) YQB - YQY

$279 - $1,023

Fly Quebec to Halifax  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Quebec (YQB) to Halifax (YHZ) YQB - YHZ

$168 - $348

Train to Montreal, fly to Halifax  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Québec to Montréal
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Halifax (YHZ) YUL - YHZ

$152 - $392

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Quebec to Nova Scotia. However, there are services departing from H.-Mercier and arriving at Halifax, NS via Quebec - 3001, Chemin-des-Quatre-Bourgeois, St Foy, CF Champlain and Moncton, NB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 35 min.

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The distance between Quebec and Nova Scotia is 647 km. The road distance is 1017 km.

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The best way to get from Quebec to Nova Scotia without a car is to bus and ferry and bus which takes 17 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 17 h 35 min to get from Quebec to Nova Scotia, including transfers.

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Quebec to Nova Scotia bus services, operated by Autobus Les Sillons, depart from Quebec - 3001, Chemin-des-Quatre-Bourgeois, St Foy station.

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The best way to get from Quebec to Nova Scotia is to train which takes 18 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 8 h 26 min.

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There is no direct flight from Quebec Airport to Sydney Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Quebec to Nova Scotia bus services, operated by Maritimebus, arrive at Halifax, NS station.

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Nova Scotia is 1 h ahead of Quebec. It is currently 10:35 AM in Quebec and 11:35 AM in Nova Scotia.

Yes, the driving distance between Quebec to Nova Scotia is 1017 km. It takes approximately 10 h 44 min to drive from Quebec to Nova Scotia.

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Map of how to get from Quebec to Nova Scotia.
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  • Distance: 404.2 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 35 min

What companies run services between Quebec, QC, Canada and Nova Scotia, Canada?

VIA Rail operates a train from Quebec to Halifax 4 times a day. Tickets cost $85 - $290 and the journey takes 18 h 2 min. Alternatively, WestJet, Air Canada and United Airlines fly from Quebec to Glace Bay hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Quebec to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Quebec to Sydney via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Quebec to Sydney via Ottawa, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Quebec to Sydney via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Quebec to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Quebec to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Quebec to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Quebec to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Quebec to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Quebec to Halifax via Montreal, Fredericton
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Montreal to Halifax via Fredericton
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Montreal to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Quebec to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Quebec to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Quebec to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Montreal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Montreal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Quebec to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Quebec to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Sainte-Foy to Halifax
Ave. Duration
18 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$85 - $120
Economy
$150 - $210
Economy Plus
$210 - $290
Business
$220 - $310
Business Plus/Sleeper
$390 - $550
Train from Québec to Montréal
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
Economy Plus
$75 - $110
Business
$70 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Autobus Les Sillons
Phone
+1(418) 986 3886
Email
info@autobuslessillons.com
Bus and ferry from Quebec - 3001, Chemin-des-Quatre-Bourgeois, St Foy to Moncton - 477 Paul street
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$203
Schedules at
autobuslessillons.com

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

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There are 16+ hotels available in Nova Scotia. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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