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

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Fly to Sydney  •  7h 38m

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

$398 - $1,422

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Fly to Halifax  •  7h 5m

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

$217 - $907

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 days 18h

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

$428 - $748

Train, bus, drive, car ferry  •  2 days 22h

  1. Take the train from Winnipeg to Toronto
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal 207 / ...
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to New London, Ct
  4. Drive from New London, Ct to Portland, ME
  5. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  6. Take the bus from Yarmouth to Halifax

$399 - $711

Drive  •  42h 14m

  1. Drive from Winnipeg to Halifax 2557.5 miles

$330 - $490

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The cheapest way to get from Winnipeg to Nova Scotia is to fly which costs $280 - $1,200 and takes 7h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Winnipeg to Nova Scotia is to fly which costs $280 - $1,200 and takes 7h 5m.

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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 18h.

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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 train which takes 2 days 18h and costs $550 - $1,000.

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It takes approximately 7h 38m 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 7h 38m and costs $500 - $1,900. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $550 - $1,000 and takes 2 days 18h.

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

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Nova Scotia is 2h ahead of Winnipeg. It is currently 2:58 PM in Winnipeg and 4:58 PM in Nova Scotia.

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

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 18h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Winnipeg to Sydney via Ottawa, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Winnipeg to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Winnipeg to Sydney via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Winnipeg to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Winnipeg to Halifax via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Winnipeg to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Winnipeg to Sydney via Edmonton, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 19m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Winnipeg to Halifax
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from Winnipeg to Halifax via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Winnipeg to Toronto
Ave. Duration
37h 59m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$200 - $340
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$170 - $190
Economy
$200 - $280
EconomyPlus
$240 - $340
Business
$370 - $550
Train from Toronto to Montréal
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $75
Economy
$75 - $110
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Business
$130 - $180
Train from Montréal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21h 51m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$120 - $140
Economy
$150 - $210
EconomyPlus
$180 - $260
Business
$270 - $380
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $65
Online Fare
$55 - $85
Standard Fare
$75 - $110
Refundable
$80 - $120
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 Toronto, On to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from New York, Ny to New London, Ct
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Amero Shuttle
Website
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Bus from Yarmouth to Halifax
Ave. Duration
5h
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
5h 30m
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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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 42h 14m to drive from Winnipeg to Nova Scotia.

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Winnipeg Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Nova Scotia. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Winnipeg to Winnipeg Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 35m and costs $4.

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