There are 5 ways to get from Winnipeg to Nova Scotia by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Sydney  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Winnipeg (YWG) to Sydney (YQY) YWG - YQY

$388 - $1,422

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Fly to Halifax  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Winnipeg (YWG) to Halifax (YHZ) YWG - YHZ

$217 - $907

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Bus, train  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the bus from Winnipeg, MB to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal
  3. Take the train from Montréal to Moncton
  4. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Halifax, NS

$253 - $653

Train  •  2 days 18 h

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

$288 - $997

Drive  •  42 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Winnipeg to Halifax 2557.5 miles

$330 - $490

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Winnipeg to Nova Scotia. However, there are services departing from Winnipeg and arriving at Halifax via Toronto and Montréal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 18 h.

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The distance between Winnipeg and Nova Scotia is 2580 km. The road distance is 4092 km.

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The best way to get from Winnipeg to Nova Scotia without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 14 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 38 min to get from Winnipeg to Nova Scotia, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Winnipeg to Nova Scotia is to fly which takes 7 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 days 18 h.

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There is no direct flight from Winnipeg Airport to Sydney Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 54 min and has one stopover.

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Nova Scotia is 2 h ahead of Winnipeg. It is currently 10:00 PM in Winnipeg and 12:00 AM in Nova Scotia.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Winnipeg to Nova Scotia is 4092 km. It takes approximately 42 h 14 min to drive from Winnipeg to Nova Scotia.

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Map of how to get from Winnipeg to Nova Scotia.
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  • Distance: 1612.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 38 min

What companies run services between Winnipeg, MB, Canada and Nova Scotia, Canada?

WestJet, Air Canada and Delta fly from Winnipeg to Glace Bay hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Winnipeg to Halifax via Toronto and Montréal in around 2 days 18 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Winnipeg to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Winnipeg to Sydney via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
9 h 33 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Winnipeg to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Winnipeg to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Winnipeg to Sydney via Halifax
Ave. Duration
11 h 46 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Winnipeg to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Winnipeg to Halifax
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from Winnipeg to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from Winnipeg to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Moncton
Ave. Duration
17 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$80 - $120
Economy
$140 - $200
Economy Plus
$200 - $290
Business
$210 - $300
Business Plus/Sleeper
$380 - $550
Train from Winnipeg to Toronto
Ave. Duration
38 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$130 - $190
Economy
$250 - $350
Economy Plus
$350 - $480
Business
$370 - $550
Business Plus/Sleeper
$650 - $950
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
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
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Winnipeg, MB to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
30 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$100 - $160
Online Fare
$140 - $200
Standard Fare
$180 - $260
Refundable
$190 - $280
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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Winnipeg Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Nova Scotia. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Winnipeg to Winnipeg Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 35 min and costs .

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