There are 8 ways to get from Toronto to Nova Scotia by plane, bus, car, car ferry or train

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 Toronto to Sydney  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Sydney (YQY) YYZ - YQY

$179 - $527

Cheapest option

Fly Toronto Island to Halifax  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Toronto Island (YTZ) to Halifax (YHZ) YTZ - YHZ

$126 - $416

6 alternative options

Fly Toronto to Halifax, line 87 bus  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Halifax (YHZ) YYZ - YHZ
  2. Take the line 87 bus from Bridge Terminal Bay 15 to Glendale Dr Before Metropolitan Ave

$138 - $493

Fly Toronto to Charlottetown, drive, car ferry  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Charlottetown (YYG) YYZ - YYG
  2. Drive from Charlottetown to Wood Islands, PEI
  3. Take the car ferry from Wood Islands, PEI to Caribou, NS

$185 - $835

Bus, train via Rivière-du-Loup  •  25 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Drummondville
  3. Take the train from Drummondville to Rivière-du-Loup
  4. Take the bus from Rivière-du-Loup, PQ to Moncton, NB 700
  5. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Marriott Harbourfront Hotel 101

$202 - $393

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 / ...

$151 - $513

Bus, train  •  31 h 27 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

$145 - $456

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 Nova Scotia is to drive which costs $190 - $290 and takes 19 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Nova Scotia is to fly which costs $230 - $700 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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The distance between Toronto and Nova Scotia is 1297 km. The road distance is 1781.6 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Toronto to Nova Scotia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Toronto to Nova Scotia. 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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What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Nova Scotia, Canada?

Air Canada and WestJet fly from Toronto to Glace Bay every 4 hours. 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 Sydney
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Sydney via Halifax
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Toronto Island to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Charlottetown
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Charlottetown via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Charlottetown via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Charlottetown via Halifax
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Sydney
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Sydney via Halifax
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
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 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Charlottetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Toronto Island to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Toronto Island to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Toronto Island to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
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 Montréal to Drummondville
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$45 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110
Train from Drummondville to Rivière-du-Loup
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $55
Economy
$55 - $80
Economy Plus
$85 - $120
Business
$80 - $120
Business Plus/Sleeper
$150 - $210
Train from Toronto to Montréal
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $70
Economy
$80 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $170
Business
$120 - $170
Business Plus/Sleeper
$210 - $300
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 - $140
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $350
Business
$260 - $370
Business Plus/Sleeper
$470 - $650
Bus operators
Metro Transit - HRM
Website
halifax.ca
Bus from Bridge Terminal Bay 15 to Glendale Dr Before Metropolitan Ave
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
halifax.ca
Megabus Canada
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Rivière-du-Loup, PQ to Moncton, NB
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.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
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
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $50
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Phone
+1 877-762-7245
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Wood Islands, PEI to Caribou, NS
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ferries.ca
Book at
ferries.ca

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