There are 5 ways to get from Saint John to Halifax by taxi, plane, bus, train 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

Taxi to St John, fly  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Saint John to St John
  2. Fly from St John (YSJ) to Halifax (YHZ) YSJ - YHZ

$169 - $734

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Saint John, NB to Moncton, NB 351
  2. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Marriott Harbourfront Hotel 101, 103,105

$59 - $81

3 alternative options

Bus to Fredericton, fly  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint John, NB to Fredericton Airport
  2. Fly from Fredericton (YFC) to Halifax (YHZ) YFC - YHZ

$167 - $728

Bus, train  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint John, NB to Moncton, NB 351
  2. Take the train from Moncton to Halifax VIA Rail / ...

$61 - $153

Drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Saint John to Halifax 257.8 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between Saint John, NB, Canada and Halifax, NS, Canada?

You can take a bus from Saint John to Halifax via Moncton, NB in around 7 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from St John to Halifax
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Fredericton to Halifax
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Moncton to Halifax
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $55
Economy
$55 - $80
Economy Plus
$85 - $120
Business
$80 - $120
Business Plus/Sleeper
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Saint John, NB to Fredericton Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Bus from Saint John, NB to Moncton, NB
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton, NB to Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Other operators
Taxi from Saint John to St John
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Saint John Taxi
Phone
+1 506-693-0000
University Cab Inc
Phone
+1 506-631-1111

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Saint John to Halifax?

The distance between Saint John and Halifax is 208 km. The road distance is 412 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Saint John to Halifax?

The cheapest way to get from Saint John to Halifax is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4 h 14 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Saint John to Halifax?

The quickest way to get from Saint John to Halifax is to taxi and fly which takes 2 h 14 min and costs $210 - $950.

Is there a direct bus between Saint John and Halifax?

No, there is no direct bus from Saint John to Halifax. However, there are services departing from Saint John, NB and arriving at Marriott Harbourfront Hotel via Moncton, NB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

How long does it take to get from Saint John to Halifax?

It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to get from Saint John to Halifax, including transfers.