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There are 2 intercity coaches per day from Saint John to Halifax. Traveling by coach from Saint John to Halifax usually takes around 6 hours and 45 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus coach can make the trip in 6 hours and 20 minutes.
|Distance||129 mi (208 km)|
|Shortest duration||6h 20m|
|Most frequent service||Maritime Bus|
How much is a coach ticket from Saint John to Halifax?
£41.42 is the average price of a bus ticket from Saint John to Halifax. Any tickets cheaper than £41.42 can be considered a great deal. 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
Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Saint John to Halifax is expected to range from £54 to £57. If you are looking to travel to Halifax within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from £54. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are £54 and can be found on 25 September 2023.
Monthly average prices
What coach companies travel from Saint John to Halifax?
There are two bus lines that have daily service from Saint John 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.
Book Maritime Bus from Saint John to Halifax from £53. There are 1 Maritime Bus schedules from Saint John to Halifax and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Halifax. In Saint John, Maritime Bus departs to Halifax from Maritime Bus Terminal and no other station. In Halifax, Maritime Bus arrives at Maritime Bus Terminal and no other station.
An average trip on Maritime Bus from Saint John to Halifax takes 7 hours and 0 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Halifax in 6 hours and 20 minutes .
On weekends, Maritime Bus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Halifax.
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.
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The coach takes an average of 6 hours and 45 minutes to cover the 129 miles from Saint John to Halifax. However, the fastest coach only takes 6 hours and 20 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.
Tuesday is usually the day of the week when coaches are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.
The first coach leaves at 11:00 and the last coach leaves at 11:00. To see the times for all coaches from Saint John to Halifax, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
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.
Where does the coach leave from in Saint John?
Main departure station: Maritime Bus Terminal
Most coaches depart from the main station in Saint John.
All coach stations in Saint John:
Maritime Bus Terminal
Where does the coach arrive in Halifax?
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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