Fredericton to Halifax coach

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity coaches per day from Fredericton to Halifax. Traveling by coach from Fredericton to Halifax usually takes around 6 hours and 10 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus coach can make the trip in 5 hours and 40 minutes.

Distance175 mi (281 km)
Shortest duration5h 40m
Cheapest price£43.05
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Coach lines1

Price trends for coaches from Fredericton to Halifax

Average prices by travel date

£61£41£20JanFeb

Monthly average prices

£61£49£37£24£12MAMJJASONDJF

What coach companies travel from Fredericton to Halifax?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Fredericton to Halifax. Maritime Bus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Maritime Bus46h 11m£43.82
  • Maritime Bus

    Maritime Bus

    Maritime Bus is a Canadian coach 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 coaches, you’ll have access to clean restrooms and plenty of legroom.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Fredericton to Halifax during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach 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, coach 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the coach or in stations.

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 coach ride from Fredericton to Halifax?

The coach takes an average of 6 hours and 10 minutes to cover the 175 miles from Fredericton to Halifax. However, the fastest coach only takes 5 hours and 40 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach 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 coach?

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for coach travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, 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 coach travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your coach travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Fredericton?

The first coach leaves at 11:00 and the last coach leaves at 11:00. To see the times for all coaches from Fredericton to Halifax, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach schedules are there most days?

There are 4 scheduled coaches that travel from Fredericton 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 coach you take, you will have to transfer coaches 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 coach leave from in Fredericton?

Main departure station: Fredericton International Airport

Fredericton has two coach stations with service to Halifax.

All coach stations in Fredericton:

  • Fredericton International Airport

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

Where does the coach 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.

Coach stations in Halifax:

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

  • Halifax Stanfield International Airport

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