Coaches from Halifax to Grand Lake Road

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Halifax - Grand Lake Road Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

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

Distance196 mi (315 km)
Shortest duration5h 40m
Cheapest price£42.63
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Coach lines1

What coach companies travel from Halifax to Grand Lake Road?

On Wanderu there is one intercity coach company that operates from Halifax to Grand Lake Road. Maritime Bus is the only company that connects the two cities by coach available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day for you to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Maritime Bus66h 10m£44.49
  • Maritime Bus

    Maritime Bus

    Book Maritime Bus from Halifax to Grand Lake Road from £43. There are 6 Maritime Bus schedules from Halifax to Grand Lake Road and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Grand Lake Road. In Halifax, Maritime Bus departs to Grand Lake Road from Maritime Bus Terminal and 1 other station. In Grand Lake Road, Maritime Bus arrives at Cape Breton University and 1 other station.

    An average trip on Maritime Bus from Halifax to Grand Lake Road takes 6 hours and 10 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Grand Lake Road in 5 hours and 40 minutes .

    On weekends, Maritime Bus offers 7 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Grand Lake Road.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Halifax to Grand Lake Road 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 Grand Lake Road?

The coach takes an average of 6 hours and 10 minutes to cover the 196 miles from Halifax to Grand Lake Road. 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?

"Because many passengers travel from Halifax to Grand Lake Road at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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."

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Halifax?

The first coach leaves at 15:00 and the last coach leaves at 15:00. To see the times for all coaches from Halifax to Grand Lake Road, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach departures serve Grand Lake Road each day?

There are 6 scheduled coaches that travel from Halifax to Grand Lake Road every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Halifax to Grand Lake Road without transferring.

City Information


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?

Main departure station: Halifax Stanfield International Airport

Halifax has two coach stations with service to Grand Lake Road.

All coach stations in Halifax:

  • Halifax Stanfield International Airport

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

Where does the coach arrive in Grand Lake Road?

Main arrival station: Jacques Cartier Motel

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Grand Lake Road.

Coach stations in Grand Lake Road:

  • Jacques Cartier Motel

  • Cape Breton University

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