There are 5 ways to get from Saint John to Halifax by 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

Fly from St John  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Fly from St John (YSJ) to Halifax (YHZ) YSJ - YHZ

$167 - $742

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

$58 - $80

3 alternative options

Bus to Fredericton, fly  •  4 h 22 min

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

$166 - $736

Bus, train  •  8 h 48 min

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

$60 - $152

Drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Saint John to Halifax 257.8 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Saint John to Halifax is to drive which costs $45 - $65 and takes 4 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint John to Halifax is to fly which costs $220 - $1,000 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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The distance between Saint John and Halifax is 208 km. The road distance is 412.4 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to get from Saint John to Halifax, including transfers.

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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.

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

Air Canada flies from Saint John to Halifax 4 times a day. Alternatively, 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
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Fredericton to Halifax
Ave. Duration
52 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 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $120
Business
$75 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Saint John, NB to Fredericton Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $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
$22 - $30
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton, NB to Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com

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