There are 7 ways to get from Toronto to Nova Scotia by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Toronto to Sydney  •  3 h 51 min

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

$179 - $528

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Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Halifax, line 87 bus  •  5 h 40 min

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

$126 - $416

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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

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 - $515

Bus, train via Québec  •  30 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Kirkland, PQ
  2. Take the bus from Montréal to Québec
  3. Take the train from Sainte-Foy to Moncton
  4. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Halifax, NS

$180 - $404

Bus, train  •  31 h 58 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 - $457

Drive  •  19 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Toronto to Halifax 1113.5 miles

$140 - $220

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

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The best way to get from Toronto to Nova Scotia without a car is to train which takes 27 h 45 min and costs .

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

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

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The best way to get from Toronto to Nova Scotia is to fly which takes 3 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 27 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 17 min.

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Nova Scotia is 1 h ahead of Toronto. It is currently 12:01 PM in Toronto and 1:01 PM in Nova Scotia.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Nova Scotia is 1782 km. It takes approximately 19 h 18 min to drive from Toronto to Nova Scotia.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Nova Scotia.
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  • Distance: 810.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Nova Scotia, Canada?

Air Canada and WestJet fly from Toronto to Glace Bay 5 times a day. 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 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 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 52 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 Sydney
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
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 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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
$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
$270 - $370
Business Plus/Sleeper
$480 - $700
Train from Sainte-Foy to Moncton
Ave. Duration
13 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$65 - $95
Economy
$110 - $160
Economy Plus
$160 - $230
Business
$170 - $240
Business Plus/Sleeper
$300 - $420
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
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 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $50

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

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There are 16+ hotels available in Nova Scotia. Prices start at $76 USD 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 .

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