Explore 6 ways to travel

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Recommended option

Carferry, taxi, train  •  4 h 31 min

$139 - $215

Cheapest option

Carferry, drive  •  3 h 5 min

$29 - $36

4 alternative options

Carferry, bus  •  5 h 11 min

  1. 154 / ...

$72 - $95

Taxi, bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. 301
  2. 101

$123 - $161

Carferry, drive via Wood Island  •  3 h 6 min

$29 - $36

Taxi, fly  •  2 h 48 min

  1. YYG - YHZ

$265 - $482

What companies run services between Wood Island, PE, Canada and Halifax, NS, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Wood Island to Halifax. However, you can take the carferry to Caribou, NS, take the taxi to Truro, then take the train to Halifax. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Wood Island to Halifax via Caribou, NS and New Glasgow, NS in around 5 h 11 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Charlottetown to Halifax
Ave. Duration
39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Truro to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $70
Business
$40 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from New Glasgow, NS to Halifax
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Charlottetown to Amherst, NS
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Bus from Amherst, NS to Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Wood Islands, PEI to Caribou, NS
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ferries.ca
Book at
ferries.ca
Other operators
Taxi from Caribou, NS to Truro
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Wood Island and Halifax is 160 km.

The cheapest way to get from Wood Island to Halifax is to carferry and drive which costs $35 - $50 and takes 3 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Wood Island to Halifax is to taxi and fly which takes 2 h 48 min and costs $340 - $650.

It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Wood Island to Halifax, including transfers.

Trips from Wood Island

Wood Island PE Canada to Pictou