There are 6 ways to get from Toronto to Halifax by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry 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 Toronto  •  4 h 49 min

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

$142 - $510

Cheapest option

Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City  •  4 h 52 min

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

$130 - $432

4 alternative options

Train  •  27 h 45 min

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

$152 - $517

Bus, bus and ferry  •  28 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal
  2. Take the bus from Gare d'autocars de Montréal to Quebec Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Quebec - 3001, Chemin-des-Quatre-Bourgeois, St Foy to Moncton - 477 Paul street
  4. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Halifax

$313 - $362

Bus, train  •  31 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON
  2. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
  3. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax

$146 - $462

Drive  •  19 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Toronto to Halifax 1113.5 miles

$140 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Halifax is to drive which costs $190 - $280 and takes 19 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Halifax is to fly which costs $180 - $700 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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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 27 h 45 min.

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The distance between Toronto and Halifax is 1264 km. The road distance is 1781.6 km.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Halifax without a car is to train which takes 27 h 45 min and costs $190 - $700.

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min 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 4 h 49 min and costs $180 - $700. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $190 - $700 and takes 27 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Halifax Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 3 min.

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Halifax is 1 h ahead of Toronto. It is currently 6:40 AM in Toronto and 7:40 AM in Halifax.

Map of how to get from Toronto to Halifax.
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  • Distance: 790.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

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

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

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flair Airlines
Website
flairair.ca
Flights from Toronto to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Montréal
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$85 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $170
Business
$120 - $170
Business Plus/Sleeper
$220 - $310
Train from Montréal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21 h 51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $150
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $350
Business
$270 - $380
Business Plus/Sleeper
$480 - $700
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Intercar
Phone
+1 800-806-2167
Website
intercar.qc.ca
Bus from Gare d'autocars de Montréal to Quebec Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
intercar.ca
Book at
intercar.ca
Autobus Les Sillons
Phone
+1(418) 986 3886
Email
info@autobuslessillons.com
Bus and ferry from Quebec - 3001, Chemin-des-Quatre-Bourgeois, St Foy to Moncton - 477 Paul street
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$205
Schedules at
autobuslessillons.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $24
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50

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