There are 6 ways to get from Vermont to Nova Scotia by bus, car ferry, train, car or plane

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Bus, car ferry  •  19 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Downtown Transit Center Burlington to Boston, MA
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me
  3. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  4. Take the bus from Yarmouth to Halifax

$153 - $261

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Bus, train  •  25 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to Montreal, Pq 3537 / ...
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax VIA Rail

$119 - $390

4 alternative options

Drive  •  13 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Burlington to Halifax 755.7 miles

$100 - $150

Bus to Montreal, fly to Halifax  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to Montreal, Pq
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Halifax (YHZ) YUL - YHZ

$137 - $334

Train, bus to Boston, fly to Halifax  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Brattleboro Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Boston, Ma
  3. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Halifax (YHZ) BOS - YHZ

$145 - $429

Bus to Montreal, fly to Moncton, train  •  12 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to Montreal, Pq
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Moncton (YQM) YUL - YQM
  3. Take the train from Moncton to Truro

$188 - $512

Questions & Answers

The distance between Vermont and Nova Scotia is 461 miles. The road distance is 755.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Vermont to Nova Scotia without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 19 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 19 h 47 min to get from Vermont to Nova Scotia, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Montreal Airport to Halifax Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 23 min.

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Nova Scotia is 1 h ahead of Vermont. It is currently 5:21 PM in Vermont and 6:21 PM in Nova Scotia.

Yes, the driving distance between Vermont to Nova Scotia is 756 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 38 min to drive from Vermont to Nova Scotia.

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WestJet, Air Canada and Porter Airlines offer flights from Montreal Airport to Halifax Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Vermont to Nova Scotia.
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  • Distance: 461.1 miles
  • Duration: 19 h 47 min

What companies run services between Vermont, USA and Nova Scotia, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Burlington to Halifax. However, you can take the bus to Boston, MA, take the walk to Boston, Ma, take the bus to Portland, Me, take the walk to Congress St + Valley St, take the line 1 bus to Congress St + Exchange St, take the walk to Portland, ME, take the car ferry to Yarmouth, take the walk to Yarmouth, then take the bus to Halifax. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Burlington to Halifax via Montreal, Pq, Station Berri-UQAM, Station Bonaventure, and Montréal in around 25 h 53 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Montreal to Halifax via Fredericton
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Boston to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Moncton
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Moncton via Halifax
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Montreal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Montreal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Train operators
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 - $140
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $350
Business
$270 - $370
Business Plus/Sleeper
$480 - $700
Train from Moncton to Truro
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$65 - $95
Business
$60 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$110 - $160
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 Brattleboro Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Megabus
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
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
Phone
+1 877-762-7245
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Schedules at
ferries.ca
Book at
ferries.ca
Adult Off-Peak
$80
Adult Peak (July1 - Sept14)
$107
Vehicle Off-Peak
$149
Vehicle Peak (July1 - Sept14)
$199

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