Port Hawkesbury to Halifax bus

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Port Hawkesbury - Halifax Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Port Hawkesbury to Halifax. Traveling by bus from Port Hawkesbury to Halifax usually takes around 3 hours and 55 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance127 mi (205 km)
Shortest duration3h 30m
Cheapest price$46.04
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Port Hawkesbury to Halifax

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)




February 16, 2024- Visiting family

Maritime Bus

Pros: Oh my goodness, this is a fabulous service . I’m from Ontario and I will be planning my trip around this bus schedule. I’m very very grateful to be able to use this service. Cons: Maybe add a second bus to the route. Tips: Use this service.



August 10, 2023- Couples trip

Maritime Bus

Pros: Good safe driving, comfortable, pleasant and helpful driver. Speedy service. I'll definitely use it again in the future. Great having wifi. Cons: Can't think of anything. Tips: Take Maritime bus service. It's reliable, Jas q good drivers who are also helpful and polite. Gets you there on time!



December 26, 2021- Visiting family

Maritime Bus

Pros: Excellent, professional service!! Cons: Please consider offer two trips a day (certain days of week). Especially to and from the airport to the Island. Tips: Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride!!

How much is a bus ticket from Port Hawkesbury to Halifax?

$50.15 is the average price of a bus ticket from Port Hawkesbury to Halifax. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date


Bus tickets from Port Hawkesbury to Halifax are expected to cost between $69 and $69 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to Halifax within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from $69. Don't wait too long to book your ticket, as prices tend to rise as the travel date approaches.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from Port Hawkesbury to Halifax by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $52 whenever you decide to travel.

What bus companies travel from Port Hawkesbury to Halifax?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Port Hawkesbury to Halifax that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Maritime Bus usually offers more choice, with 2 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Maritime Bus14h 11m$75.69
Maritime Bus23h 51m$50.18
  • Book Maritime Bus from Port Hawkesbury to Halifax from $75. There are 1 Maritime Bus schedules from Port Hawkesbury to Halifax and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Halifax. In Port Hawkesbury, Maritime Bus departs to Halifax from Ultramar and no other station. In Halifax, Maritime Bus arrives at Maritime Bus Terminal and no other station.

    An average trip on Maritime Bus from Port Hawkesbury to Halifax takes 4 hours and 11 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Halifax in 3 hours and 30 minutes .

    On weekends, Maritime Bus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Halifax.

  • Maritime Bus is a Canadian bus company based in Charlottetown, on Canada’s east coast. Its passenger services are based around Canada’s ‘Maritimes’ (hence the name), which incorporates the provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia as well as Prince Edward Island. Onboard their modern buses, you’ll have access to clean restrooms and plenty of legroom.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 55 minutes to cover the 205 kilometers from Port Hawkesbury to Halifax. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 30 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.

"Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Port Hawkesbury to Halifax for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week."

The first bus leaves at 10:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00am. To see the times for all buses from Port Hawkesbury to Halifax, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Port Hawkesbury to Halifax. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

City Information


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 Port Hawkesbury?

Main departure station: Ultramar

Most buses depart from the main station in Port Hawkesbury.

All bus stations in Port Hawkesbury:

  • Ultramar

Where does the bus arrive in Halifax?

Maritime Bus Terminal, Halifax, NS - CAXDGCAMTB-0

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Main arrival station: Maritime Bus Terminal

The Maritime Bus Terminal in Halifax is a hub for intercity bus travel for Maritime Bus trips to destinations including Charlottetown, Wolfville, and Moncton. Travelers continuing on past Halifax can transfer to the next door VIA Rail station or walk to several nearby car rental agencies. The bus station offers an indoor waiting room with restrooms, and make sure to stop by the nearby Tim Hortons for a pre-travel doughnut.

Bus stations in Halifax:

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

  • Halifax Stanfield International Airport

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