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

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Fly from St John  •  2 h 8 min

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

$168 - $733

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Bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint John, NB to Moncton, NB Saint John / Moncton / ...
  2. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Halifax Moncton / Halifax

$58 - $80

3 alternative options

Bus to Fredericton, fly  •  4 h 10 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 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint John, NB to Moncton, NB
  2. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Sackville, NB
  3. Take the train from Amherst to Halifax

$87 - $174

Drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Saint John to Halifax 257.8 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Saint John to Halifax is to drive which costs $40 - $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 $210 - $1,000 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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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 Halifax via Moncton, NB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 50 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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The best way to get from Saint John to Halifax without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 50 min and costs $75 - $110.

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It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to get from Saint John to Halifax, including transfers.

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Saint John to Halifax bus services, operated by Maritimebus, depart from Saint John, NB station.

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The best way to get from Saint John to Halifax is to fly which takes 2 h 8 min and costs $210 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $110 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Saint John to Halifax.
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  • Distance: 130.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 8 min

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 6 h 50 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from St John to Halifax
Ave. Duration
43 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 Amherst to Halifax
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $100
Business
$65 - $95
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $170
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Saint John, NB to Fredericton Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Saint John, NB to Moncton, NB
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton, NB to Halifax
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton, NB to Sackville, NB
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Book at
maritimebus.com

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