There are 5 ways to get from Vancouver to Halifax by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Halifax (YHZ) YVR - YHZ

$270 - $745

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 days 20 h

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Everett Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Everett Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
  4. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Brockville, ON
  5. Take the bus from Brockville, ON to Montreal, PQ
  6. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax

$522 - $1,608

Bus, train  •  4 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal
  4. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax

$359 - $948

Train  •  5 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Vancouver to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Montréal
  3. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax

$442 - $1,553

Drive  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Halifax 3939.5 miles

$500 - $800

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Vancouver to Halifax. However, there are services departing from Vancouver and arriving at Halifax via Toronto and Montréal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 days 2 h.

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The distance between Vancouver and Halifax is 4430 km. The road distance is 6303.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Halifax without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 days 20 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 44 min to get from Vancouver to Halifax, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Halifax is to fly which takes 7 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 days 2 h.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Halifax Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 28 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Halifax is 6303 km. It takes approximately 2 days 14 h to drive from Vancouver to Halifax.

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

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Halifax.
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  • Distance: 2768.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 44 min

What companies run services between Vancouver, Canada and Halifax, NS, Canada?

WestJet and Air Canada fly from Vancouver to Halifax hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vancouver to Halifax via Toronto and Montréal in around 5 days 2 h.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
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 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Halifax via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Everett Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $240
Train from Everett Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
44 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice 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
Train from Chicago Union Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
12 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Room
$390 - $550
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 - $370
Business Plus/Sleeper
$480 - $700
Train from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 days 23 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 Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Brockville, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $90
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $50
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $100
Standard Fare
$90 - $130
Refundable
$95 - $140
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
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Brockville, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Book at
megabus.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
megabus.ca

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