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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.

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Fly from Rochester  •  8 h 1 min

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

$209 - $821

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Train to Billy Bishop Toronto City, fly  •  10 h 22 min

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

$187 - $538

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Train to Toronto, fly  •  10 h 19 min

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

$198 - $615

Train, bus  •  31 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
  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

$213 - $434

Train  •  34 h 24 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

$281 - $515

Train via Schenectady Amtrak Station  •  34 h 29 min

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

$233 - $473

Bus, car ferry  •  36 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Albany, Ny 255 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Montreal, Pq
  3. Take the bus from Gare d'autocars de Montréal to Saint Simeon, QC
  4. Take the car ferry from Saint Simeon, QC to Riviere-du-Loup, QC
  5. Take the bus from Rivière-du-Loup to Moncton, NB
  6. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Halifax, NS

$224 - $379

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 $200 - $850 and takes 8 h 1 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 34 h 24 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 $210 - $440.

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It takes approximately 8 h 1 min to get from Rochester to Halifax, including transfers.

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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 8 h 1 min and costs $200 - $850. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $280 - $550 and takes 34 h 24 min.

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There is no direct flight from Rochester Airport to Halifax Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 38 min and has one stopover.

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Halifax is 1 h ahead of Rochester. It is currently 9:49 AM in Rochester and 10:49 AM in Halifax.

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  • Distance: 709.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 1 min

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

United Airlines, Delta 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 34 h 24 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Rochester to Halifax via Washington Dulles, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Flights from Toronto to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Rochester to Halifax via New York La Guardia, Boston
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Rochester to Halifax via Detroit, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 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 Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$85 - $120
Train from Rochester to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$20 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $85
Train from Montréal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$120 - $140
Economy
$150 - $210
EconomyPlus
$180 - $260
Business
$270 - $380
Train from Toronto to Montréal
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $75
Economy
$75 - $110
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Business
$130 - $180
Train from Rochester to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
EconomyPlus
$80 - $120
Business
$95 - $140
Train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$120 - $140
Economy
$150 - $210
EconomyPlus
$180 - $260
Business
$270 - $370
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
Train from Rochester Amtrak Station 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
Train from Rochester Amtrak Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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 Station to St-Lambert Amtrak Station
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 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
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $90
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $45
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 Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Albany, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Intercar
Phone
+1 800-806-2167
Email
info@intercar.ca
Website
intercar.qc.ca
Bus from Gare d'autocars de Montréal to Saint Simeon, QC
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
intercar.ca
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Rivière-du-Loup to Moncton, NB
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
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
Traverse Ferry
Phone
418-862-5094
Website
traverserdl.com
Car ferry from Saint Simeon, QC to Riviere-du-Loup, QC
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
traverserdl.com

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

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There are 134+ hotels available in Halifax. Prices start at $67 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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