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Coaches from Halifax to Saint John

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Halifax - Saint John Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity coaches per day from Halifax to Saint John. Traveling by coach from Halifax to Saint John usually takes around 5 hours and 50 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus coach can make the trip in 5 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance129 mi (208 km)
Shortest duration5h 30m
Cheapest price£42.90
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Coach lines1

Price trends for coaches from Halifax to Saint John

Monthly average prices

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What coach companies travel from Halifax to Saint John?

On Wanderu there is one intercity coach company that operates from Halifax to Saint John. Maritime Bus is the one coach line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Maritime Bus25h 50m£43.78
  • Maritime Bus

    Maritime Bus

    Book Maritime Bus from Halifax to Saint John from £43. There are 2 Maritime Bus schedules from Halifax to Saint John and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Saint John. In Halifax, Maritime Bus departs to Saint John from Halifax Stanfield International Airport and 1 other station. In Saint John, Maritime Bus arrives at Maritime Bus Terminal and no other station.

    An average trip on Maritime Bus from Halifax to Saint John takes 5 hours and 50 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Saint John in 5 hours and 30 minutes .

    On weekends, Maritime Bus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Saint John.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Halifax to Saint John 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.

In addition, federal law requires all coach 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 coach.

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 Halifax to Saint John?

The coach takes an average of 5 hours and 50 minutes to cover the 129 miles from Halifax to Saint John. However, the fastest coach only takes 5 hours and 30 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?

Friday is the busiest travel day for coaches as people head from Halifax to Saint John 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 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 Halifax?

The first coach leaves at 12:00 and the last coach leaves at 12:00. To see the times for all coaches from Halifax to Saint John, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach departures serve Saint John each day?

There are usually only 2 coaches per day from Halifax to Saint John. However, neither coach offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer coaches during the trip.

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 Halifax?

Maritime Bus Terminal, Halifax, NS - CAXDGCAMTB-0

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Main departure 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.

All coach stations in Halifax:

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

  • Halifax Stanfield International Airport

Where does the coach arrive in Saint John?

Main arrival station: Maritime Bus Terminal

All coaches from Halifax arrive at one main station in Saint John.

Coach stations in Saint John:

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

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