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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Montreal to Halifax?

Lowest price£69.92
Fastest train21h 51m
Trains per day1
Train lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Montreal to Halifax during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train 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, train 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 train 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 train.

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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Montreal to Halifax?

In the last month, £69.92 was the average price of a train ticket from Montreal, QC to Halifax, NS. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Montreal to Halifax?

The distance between Montreal and Halifax is approximately 491 miles, or 790 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 21 hours and 51 minutes,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Montreal to Halifax are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Montreal at 19:00 and arrives in Halifax around 21 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Montreal to Halifax?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Halifax with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Halifax to Montreal. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Montreal to Halifax for £67.49.

Which train should you take from Montreal to Halifax?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Montreal, Quebec to Halifax, Nova Scotia. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail121h 51m£69.92

VIA Rail train tickets from Montreal to Halifax start from £70, and on average cost £70. Daily there are 1 VIA Rail schedules to Halifax. VIA Rail in Montreal leaves from 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O, And in Halifax trains arrive at VIA Station, From Montreal to Halifax train travel on VIA Rail takes 21 hours and 51 minutes.

Price trends for trains from Montreal to Halifax

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