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Moncton-Halifax Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Moncton to Halifax?

Lowest Price$52.27
Fastest Train4h 13m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Moncton to Halifax right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Moncton to Halifax?

In the last month, $52.27 was the average price of a train ticket from Moncton, NB to Halifax, NS. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Moncton to Halifax?

The distance between Moncton and Halifax is approximately 115 miles, or 186 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 13 minutes,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Moncton to Halifax are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Moncton at 1:00pm and arrives in Halifax around 4 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Moncton to Halifax?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Halifax with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Halifax to Moncton. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Moncton to Halifax for $47.97.

Which train should you take from Moncton to Halifax?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Moncton, New Brunswick to Halifax, Nova Scotia. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail14h 13m$52.27

VIA Rail train tickets from Moncton to Halifax start from $52, and on average cost $52. Daily there are 1 VIA Rail schedules to Halifax. VIA Rail in Moncton leaves from VIA Station, And in Halifax trains arrive at VIA Station, From Moncton to Halifax train travel on VIA Rail takes 4 hours and 13 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Halifax on a weekend there is typically one VIA Rail scheduled trip per day, which will cost for a one-way weekend reservation from Moncton.

Where is the train station in Moncton?

There is one train station in Moncton:

  • VIA Station

Where is the train station in Halifax?

Halifax has one train station:

  • VIA Station

Price trends for trains from Moncton to Halifax

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