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Charlottetown - Halifax Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Charlottetown to Halifax. Traveling by bus from Charlottetown to Halifax usually takes around 4 hours and 23 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in 4 hours,

Distance112 mi (180 km)
Shortest duration4h 0m
Cheapest price$57.96
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Charlottetown to Halifax

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Martina

October 12, 2019- Solo travel

Maritime Bus

Pros: Good connection, pleasant trip. Cons: In the regards to the question below about WiFi The first part was WiFi, not the 2nd part.

Pros: Good connection, pleasant trip. Cons: In the regards to the question below about WiFi The first part was WiFi, not the 2nd part.

Price trends for buses from Charlottetown to Halifax

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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What bus companies travel from Charlottetown to Halifax?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Charlottetown to Halifax. 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 Bus44h 23m$59.19
  • Maritime Bus

    Maritime Bus

    Book Maritime Bus from Charlottetown to Halifax from $58. There are 4 Maritime Bus schedules from Charlottetown to Halifax and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Halifax. In Charlottetown, Maritime Bus departs to Halifax from WA Murphy Student Centre and 1 other station. In Halifax, Maritime Bus arrives at Maritime Bus Terminal and 1 other station.

    An average trip on Maritime Bus from Charlottetown to Halifax takes 4 hours and 23 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Halifax in 4 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, Maritime Bus offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Halifax.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Charlottetown to Halifax 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 Charlottetown to Halifax?

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 23 minutes to cover the 180 kilometers from Charlottetown to Halifax. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Charlottetown 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, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Charlottetown?

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

How many bus trips to Halifax are there per day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Charlottetown to Halifax every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

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 Charlottetown?

Main departure station: Bus Terminal

Charlottetown has two bus stations with service to Halifax.

All bus stations in Charlottetown:

  • Bus Terminal

  • WA Murphy Student Centre

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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