Buses from Halifax to Lunenburg

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Halifax - Lunenburg Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 7 intercity buses per day from Halifax to Lunenburg. Traveling by bus from Halifax to Lunenburg usually takes around 2 hours and 4 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in just one hour and 27 minutes.

Distance41 mi (66 km)
Shortest duration1h 27m
Cheapest price$25.24
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Bus lines1

Price trends for buses from Halifax to Lunenburg

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What bus companies travel from Halifax to Lunenburg?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Halifax to Lunenburg. Maritime Bus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Maritime Bus72h 4m$26.90
  • Maritime Bus

    Maritime Bus

    Book Maritime Bus from Halifax to Lunenburg from $25. There are 7 Maritime Bus schedules from Halifax to Lunenburg and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Lunenburg. In Halifax, Maritime Bus departs to Lunenburg from Halifax Stanfield International Airport and 5 other stations. In Lunenburg, Maritime Bus arrives at 1 Falkland St and no other station.

    An average trip on Maritime Bus from Halifax to Lunenburg takes 2 hours and 4 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Lunenburg in 1 hours and 27 minutes .

    On weekends, Maritime Bus offers 7 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Lunenburg.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Halifax to Lunenburg during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Halifax to Lunenburg?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 4 minutes to cover the 66 kilometers from Halifax to Lunenburg. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 27 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Halifax?

The first bus leaves at 1:00pm and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Halifax to Lunenburg, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 7 scheduled buses that travel from Halifax to Lunenburg every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 5 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Halifax

A historic city that boasts a rich cultural heritage, Halifax is heaven for culturally-inclined travelers and nature lovers alike. To fully understand the city’s amazing history, head over to the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, which is a testament of the city’s military’s past. At noon, reenactors of the Royal Artillery will fire salvoes of the fortress’ noon guns, offering you a unique experience. As Halifax is also a seaport, don’t miss out on the chance to browse around the city’s Seaport Farmers Market, which was first opened nearly 300 years ago. In addition to some of the freshest sea produce around, the market also sells baked products, treats, soaps, and jewelry. If you wish to find some shade and stay away from the busy streets, Halifax Public Gardens, which features an unmistakable Victorian influence, will be a great choice.

The city is the absolute heaven for seafood lovers. For a fine-dining experience, The Press Gang Restaurant and Oyster Bar opens its door for you.

The city’s main VIA Rail train station is the Halifax Railway Station, which also serves as the main hub for intercity buses. The city’s main airport is the Halifax Stanfield International Airport.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Halifax?

Main departure station: Halifax Stanfield International Airport

Buses to Lunenburg leave from 6 stations in Halifax.

All bus stations in Halifax:

  • Halifax Stanfield International Airport

  • 1763 Robie St

  • Halifax Shopping Centre

  • 2393 Robie St

  • 1940 Barrington St

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

Where does the bus arrive in Lunenburg?

Main arrival station: 1 Falkland St

All buses from Halifax arrive at one main station in Lunenburg.

Bus stations in Lunenburg:

  • 1 Falkland St

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