There are 7 ways to get from Rochester to Halifax by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry or car

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Fly from Rochester  •  7 h 44 min

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

$179 - $1,221

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Train, bus  •  31 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Syracuse
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Brockville, ON
  3. Take the bus from Brockville, ON to Montreal, PQ
  4. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax

$161 - $542

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Train to Toronto, fly  •  10 h 30 min

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

$178 - $620

Train to Billy Bishop Toronto City, fly  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Toronto
  2. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Halifax (YHZ) YTZ - YHZ

$167 - $543

Bus, bus and ferry  •  32 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 207 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Albany, Ny 204
  3. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Montreal, Pq
  4. Take the bus from Gare d'autocars de Montréal to Quebec Station
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Quebec - 3001, Chemin-des-Quatre-Bourgeois, St Foy to Moncton - 477 Paul street
  6. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Halifax

$336 - $458

Train  •  33 h 42 min

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

$186 - $630

Drive  •  17 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Halifax 1086.5 miles

$140 - $210

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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 costs $170 - $1,300 and takes 7 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rochester to Halifax. However, there are services departing from Rochester, Ny and arriving at Halifax via Syracuse, Ny, Albany, Ny, Gare d'autocars de Montréal, Quebec - 3001, Chemin-des-Quatre-Bourgeois, St Foy and Moncton, NB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 44 min.

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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 Toronto and Montréal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 42 min.

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The distance between Rochester and Halifax is 710 miles. The road distance is 1086.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Halifax without a car is to train and bus which takes 31 h 6 min and costs $160 - $550.

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It takes approximately 7 h 44 min to get from Rochester to Halifax, including transfers.

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Rochester to Halifax bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Rochester, Ny station.

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Rochester to Halifax train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Rochester station.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Halifax is to fly which takes 7 h 44 min and costs $170 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $180 - $650 and takes 33 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Rochester to Halifax.
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  • Distance: 709.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 44 min

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 Toronto and Montréal in around 33 h 42 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, Charlottetown
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $2,000
Flights from Rochester to Halifax via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,900
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 45 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 Toronto to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Rochester to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,900
Flights from Toronto to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 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 37 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 41 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
Flair Airlines
Website
flairair.ca
Flights from Toronto to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $50
Economy
$50 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $110
Business
$75 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $200
Train from Rochester to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$30 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
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 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
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 Rochester Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Brockville, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $90
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Brockville, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Book at
megabus.ca
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 Rochester, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Albany, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Intercar
Phone
+1 800-806-2167
Website
intercar.qc.ca
Bus from Gare d'autocars de Montréal to Quebec Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
intercar.ca
Book at
intercar.ca
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
$205
Schedules at
autobuslessillons.com

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There is no direct flight from Rochester Airport to Halifax Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 4 min and has one stopover.

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Rochester to Halifax bus services, operated by Maritimebus, arrive at Halifax station.

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Halifax is 1 h ahead of Rochester. It is currently 1:45 AM in Rochester and 2:45 AM in Halifax.

Rochester to Halifax train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Halifax station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochester to Halifax is 1087 miles. It takes approximately 17 h 56 min to drive from Rochester to Halifax.

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Delta, United Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Rochester 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 Rochester to Rochester Airport is to line 6 bus which takes 19 min and costs $1.

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