There are 7 ways to get from Washington to Halifax by plane, bus, train, car ferry or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Halifax  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Halifax (YHZ) DCA - YHZ

$184 - $404

6 alternative options

Fly to Moncton, bus  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Moncton (YQM) DCA - YQM
  2. Take the bus from Moncton Airport to Marriott Harbourfront Hotel

$273 - $1,953

Train, bus, car ferry  •  22 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME
  3. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  4. Take the bus from Yarmouth to Halifax

$356 - $796

Bus, car ferry  •  24 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc 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

$185 - $346

Megabus, bus, car ferry  •  25 h 25 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Washington to Boston, MA
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME
  3. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  4. Take the bus from Yarmouth to Halifax

$188 - $298

Train  •  37 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to St-Lambert Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax

$287 - $843

Drive  •  18 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Halifax 1132.6 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Halifax is to drive which costs $150 - $220 and takes 18 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Halifax is to fly which costs $180 - $410 and takes 7 h 37 min.

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The distance between Washington and Halifax is 803 miles. The road distance is 1132.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to get from Washington to Halifax, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Halifax. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Halifax via New York Penn Station and Saint-Lambert. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 4 min.

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What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Halifax, NS, Canada?

Air Canada, United Airlines and four other airlines fly from Washington to Halifax every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from Washington to Halifax via New York Penn Station, St-Lambert Amtrak, and Saint-Lambert in around 37 h 4 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Halifax via Montreal, Moncton
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Halifax via Ottawa, Moncton
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Halifax via Ottawa, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Moncton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Moncton via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Moncton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Moncton via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Moncton via Ottawa, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Moncton via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Moncton via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Moncton via Ottawa, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Moncton via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Halifax via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Halifax via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Halifax via Raleigh/Durham, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$210 - $390
First Class Seat
$330 - $600
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to St-Lambert Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $140
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $340
Business
$260 - $370
Business Plus/Sleeper
$470 - $650
Bus operators
Concord Coach Lines
Website
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
Amero Shuttle
Website
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Bus from Yarmouth to Halifax
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
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
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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