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Coaches from Halifax to Charlottetown

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Halifax - Charlottetown Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity coaches per day from Halifax to Charlottetown. Traveling by coach from Halifax to Charlottetown usually takes around 4 hours and 33 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus coach can make the trip in 4 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance112 mi (180 km)
Shortest duration4h 10m
Cheapest price£35.51
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
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Price trends for coaches from Halifax to Charlottetown

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What coach companies travel from Halifax to Charlottetown?

On Wanderu there is one intercity coach company that operates from Halifax to Charlottetown. 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 Bus44h 33m£35.97
  • Maritime Bus

    Maritime Bus

    Book Maritime Bus from Halifax to Charlottetown from £36. There are 4 Maritime Bus schedules from Halifax to Charlottetown and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Charlottetown. In Halifax, Maritime Bus departs to Charlottetown from Maritime Bus Terminal and 1 other station. In Charlottetown, Maritime Bus arrives at Bus Terminal and 1 other station.

    An average trip on Maritime Bus from Halifax to Charlottetown takes 4 hours and 33 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Charlottetown in 4 hours and 10 minutes .

    On weekends, Maritime Bus offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Charlottetown.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Halifax to Charlottetown 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?

The coach takes an average of 4 hours and 33 minutes to cover the 112 miles from Halifax to Charlottetown. However, the fastest coach only takes 4 hours and 10 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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?

"Travelers prefer riding the coach on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Charlottetown. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, 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 Charlottetown, 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 Halifax to Charlottetown 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 Halifax?

Maritime Bus Terminal, Halifax, NS - CAXDGCAMTB-0

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Departure stations

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 Charlottetown?

Arrival stations

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Charlottetown.

Coach stations in Charlottetown:

  • WA Murphy Student Centre

  • Bus Terminal

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