There are 8 ways to get from Vancouver 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 to Sydney  •  9 h 6 min

  1. YVR - YQY

$394 - $1,408

Cheapest option

Fly to Moncton, bus  •  11 h 53 min

  1. YVR - YQM

$240 - $588

6 alternative options

Fly to Halifax  •  8 h 53 min

  1. YVR - YHZ

$266 - $729

Fly to Charlottetown, drive, carferry  •  11 h 58 min

  1. YVR - YYG

$451 - $1,603

Bus, train  •  3 days 19 h

$469 - $1,382

Bus, drive, carferry  •  4 days 0 h

$442 - $828

Train  •  4 days 14 h

$443 - $1,554

Drive  •  2 days 14 h

  1. 3936.9 miles

$500 - $800

What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and Nova Scotia, Canada?

WestJet, Air Canada and Air Transat fly from Vancouver to Glace Bay hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vancouver to Halifax via Toronto and Montréal in around 4 days 14 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Vancouver to Sydney via Ottawa, Halifax
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Vancouver to Sydney via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Vancouver to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Vancouver to Sydney via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11 h 3 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Flights from Vancouver to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Moncton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Moncton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Moncton via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Moncton via Victoria, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Moncton via Calgary, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Charlottetown via Montreal
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from Vancouver to Charlottetown via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,500
Flights from Vancouver to Charlottetown via Ottawa, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Flights from Vancouver to Charlottetown via Winnipeg, Montreal
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from Vancouver to Charlottetown via Nanaimo, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,500
Flights from Vancouver to Charlottetown via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
10 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,500
Flights from Vancouver to Charlottetown via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,500
Flights from Vancouver to Charlottetown via Newark, Montreal
Ave. Duration
10 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Vancouver to Charlottetown via Calgary, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,500
Flights from Vancouver to Charlottetown via Edmonton, Montreal
Ave. Duration
10 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,500
Flights from Vancouver to Charlottetown via Victoria, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,500
Flights from Vancouver to Charlottetown via Calgary, Montreal
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Vancouver to Sydney via Calgary, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 39 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Vancouver to Sydney via Calgary, Halifax
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Vancouver to Sydney via Halifax
Ave. Duration
13 h 16 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Vancouver to Sydney via Winnipeg, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 24 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Vancouver to Sydney via Edmonton, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Vancouver to Sydney via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
10 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Vancouver to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
10 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Vancouver to Halifax
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Halifax via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Halifax via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Halifax via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Moncton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Charlottetown via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Everett Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
44 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$260 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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
Train from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 days 10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$290 - $410
Economy
$550 - $750
Economy Plus
$750 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,000
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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Vancouver, Bc to Everett, Wa
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Chicago, Il to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Megabus CA
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$55 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $110
Standard Fare
$90 - $140
Refundable
$100 - $150
Bus from Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$170 - $250
Online Fare
$240 - $320
Standard Fare
$290 - $420
Refundable
$310 - $450
Bus from Toronto, ON to Kingston, ON
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$20 - $29
Online Fare
$24 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $50
Refundable
$35 - $60
Amero Shuttle
Website
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Bus from Yarmouth to Halifax
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
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
Car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$107
Schedules at
ferries.ca
Book at
ferries.ca

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Vancouver and Nova Scotia is 4430 km. The road distance is 6299 km.

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Nova Scotia is to fly and bus which costs $310 - $800 and takes 11 h 53 min.

The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Nova Scotia is to fly which takes 8 h 53 min and costs $340 - $950.

No, there is no direct train from Vancouver to Nova Scotia. However, there are services departing from Vancouver and arriving at Halifax via Toronto and Montréal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 days 14 h.

It takes approximately 9 h 6 min to get from Vancouver to Nova Scotia, including transfers.