There are 8 ways to get from Rochester to Halifax by plane, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Rochester  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Halifax (YHZ) ROC - YHZ

$172 - $1,212

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  34 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Toronto, ON
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal
  3. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax

$148 - $428

6 alternative options

Train, train to Toronto, fly  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Niagara Falls
  2. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
  3. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Halifax (YHZ) YYZ - YHZ

$188 - $654

Train, train to Toronto Island, fly  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Niagara Falls
  2. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
  3. Fly from Toronto Island (YTZ) to Halifax (YHZ) YTZ - YHZ

$177 - $577

Bus, car ferry  •  26 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Boston, Ma 255 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Brunswick, ME
  3. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  4. Take the bus from Yarmouth to Halifax

$270 - $435

Train  •  33 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Niagara Falls
  2. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Montréal
  4. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax

$203 - $673

Train via Schenectady Amtrak  •  34 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to St-Lambert Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax

$178 - $553

Drive  •  17 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Halifax 1086.5 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rochester to Halifax is to drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 17 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to Halifax is to fly which takes 7 h 48 min and costs $170 - $1,300.

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The distance between Rochester and Halifax is 1136 km. The road distance is 1738 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 48 min to get from Rochester to Halifax, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Rochester to Halifax. However, there are services departing from Rochester and arriving at Halifax via Niagara Falls, Toronto and Montréal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between Rochester, NY, USA and Halifax, NS, Canada?

Air Canada, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Rochester to Halifax hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rochester to Halifax via Niagara Falls, Toronto, and Montréal in around 33 h 35 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Rochester to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,900
Flights from Rochester to Halifax via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,900
Flights from Rochester to Halifax via Toronto, Charlottetown
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $2,000
Flights from Rochester to Halifax via Toronto, Fredericton
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from Rochester to Halifax via Toronto, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from Rochester to Halifax via Toronto, Moncton
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from Rochester to Halifax via Toronto, St John
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,900
Flights from Toronto to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Halifax via Fredericton
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Toronto Island to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Toronto Island to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Toronto Island to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Toronto Island to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Rochester to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,900
Flights from Toronto to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $130
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 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
$110 - $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 Rochester to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $55
Economy
$55 - $80
Economy Plus
$85 - $120
Business
$85 - $120
Business Plus/Sleeper
$150 - $210
Train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$95 - $140
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $340
Business
$260 - $360
Business Plus/Sleeper
$470 - $650
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
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 CA
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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