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There are 6 ways to get from Toronto to Halifax by plane, train, bus, rideshare or car

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Fly from Toronto  •  4h 53m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Halifax (YHZ) YYZ - YHZ

$170 - $567

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Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Halifax (YHZ) YTZ - YHZ

$125 - $359

4 alternative options

Train  •  27h 45m

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Montréal VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax VIA Rail

$293 - $525

Bus, train  •  30h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal Toronto
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax VIA Rail

$238 - $407

Rideshare, train, bus  •  29h 3m

  1. Take the rideshare from Toronto to Montreal
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Moncton
  3. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Truro, NS
  4. Take the bus from Truro, NS to Halifax

$250 - $450

Drive  •  19h 27m

  1. Drive from Toronto to Halifax 1784.5 km

$200 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Halifax is to fly which costs $120 - $360 and takes 6h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Halifax is to fly which costs $170 - $600 and takes 4h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Toronto to Halifax. However, there are services departing from Toronto and arriving at Halifax via Montréal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 45m.

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The distance between Toronto and Halifax is 1264 km. The road distance is 1784.5 km.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Halifax without a car is to train which takes 27h 45m and costs $290 - $550.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Toronto to Halifax, including transfers.

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Toronto to Halifax train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Toronto station.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Halifax is to fly which takes 4h 53m and costs $170 - $600. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $290 - $550 and takes 27h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Halifax Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 4m.

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Halifax is 1h ahead of Toronto. It is currently 12:22 AM in Toronto and 1:22 AM in Halifax.

Map of how to get from Toronto to Halifax.
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  • Distance: 1264.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 53m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Halifax, NS, Canada?

WestJet and Air Canada fly from Toronto to Halifax every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from Toronto to Halifax via Montréal in around 27h 45m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Halifax via Saint John
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Halifax via Montreal, Fredericton
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Montréal
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$70 - $100
Economy
$100 - $140
EconomyPlus
$130 - $190
Business
$170 - $240
Train from Montréal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21h 51m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $340
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$160 - $190
Economy
$190 - $280
EconomyPlus
$240 - $340
Business
$350 - $490
Train from Montréal to Moncton
Ave. Duration
17h 23m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $280
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$120 - $150
Economy
$160 - $230
EconomyPlus
$200 - $280
Business
$280 - $400
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Book at
megabus.ca
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton, NB to Truro, NS
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Truro, NS to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $75
Book at
maritimebus.com
Other operators
Ridesharing.com
Website
ridesharing.com
Rideshare from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
ridesharing.com

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Toronto to Halifax train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Halifax station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Halifax is 1784 km. It takes approximately 19h 27m to drive from Toronto to Halifax.

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Toronto Airport to Halifax Airport.

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There are 132+ hotels available in Halifax. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Toronto Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs $5 - $13.

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