There are 5 ways to get from Montreal to Halifax by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Montreal  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Halifax (YHZ) YUL - YHZ

$118 - $311

Cheapest option

Train  •  21 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Halifax VIA Rail / ...

$95 - $340

3 alternative options

Train to Ottawa, fly  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Ottawa
  2. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Halifax (YHZ) YOW - YHZ

$146 - $311

Bus  •  19 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Longueuil to Québec
  2. Take the bus from Québec to Rivière-du-Loup
  3. Take the bus from Rivière-du-Loup, PQ to Moncton, NB 700
  4. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Marriott Harbourfront Hotel 101

$158 - $232

Drive  •  13 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Montreal to Halifax 777.2 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Halifax is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 13 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to Halifax is to fly which takes 3 h 56 min and costs $150 - $420.

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The distance between Montreal and Halifax is 792 km. The road distance is 1243 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Montreal to Halifax, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Montréal and arriving at Halifax. Services depart four times a day, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 21 h 51 min.

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What companies run services between Montreal, QC, Canada and Halifax, NS, Canada?

Air Canada, Porter Airlines and WestJet fly from Montreal to Halifax hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Montreal to Halifax via Station Longueuil–Université-de-Sherbrooke, Longueuil, Québec, Rivière-du-Loup, Rivière-du-Loup, PQ, and Moncton, NB in around 19 h 15 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Montreal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Ottawa to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $360
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 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 Montreal to Halifax via Charlottetown
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Ottawa to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Halifax via Charlottetown
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Montreal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Ottawa to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $420
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Train from Montréal to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21 h 51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$95 - $140
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $340
Business
$260 - $370
Business Plus/Sleeper
$470 - $650
Bus operators
Orleans Express
Phone
+1 888 999-3977
Email
serviceclient@keolis.ca
Website
orleansexpress.com
Bus from Longueuil to Québec
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
orleansexpress.com
Bus from Québec to Rivière-du-Loup
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
orleansexpress.com
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Ste Foy, PQ to Rivière-du-Loup
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Bus from Rivière-du-Loup, PQ to Moncton, NB
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Bus from Moncton, NB to Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com

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