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

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Fly from Saint John  •  2 h 6 min

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

$174 - $751

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Bus to Fredericton, fly  •  4 h 6 min

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

$52 - $276

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Bus  •  7 h 5 min

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

$57 - $79

Bus, train  •  7 h 18 min

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

$77 - $139

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 $220 - $1,000 and takes 2 h 6 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, NS via Moncton, NB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 5 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 7 h 5 min and costs $70 - $110.

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 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 6 min and costs $220 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $110 and takes 7 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Saint John Airport to Halifax Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Saint John to Halifax bus services, operated by Maritimebus, arrive at Halifax, NS station.

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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 6 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 7 h 5 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Saint John to Halifax
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Fredericton to Halifax
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Fredericton to Halifax
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$29 - $230
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
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $60
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$90 - $130
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
$15 - $26
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maritimebus.com
Bus from Saint John, NB to Moncton, NB
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint John to Halifax is 412 km. It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to drive from Saint John to Halifax.

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Air Canada offers flights from Saint John Airport to Halifax Airport.

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There are 135+ hotels available in Halifax. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Saint John to Saint John Airport is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs $30 - $45.

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