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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Saint John to Halifax. Traveling by bus from Saint John to Halifax usually takes around 6 hours and 45 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in 6 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance129 mi (208 km)
Shortest duration6h 20m
Cheapest price€47.12
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Saint John to Halifax?

€47.44 is the average price of a bus ticket from Saint John to Halifax. Any tickets cheaper than €47.44 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

€70€47€23FebMar

Bus tickets from Saint John to Halifax are expected to cost between €63 and €64 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to Halifax within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from €63. Don't wait too long to book your ticket, as prices tend to rise as the travel date approaches.

Monthly average prices

€70€56€42€28€14MAMJJASONDJF
If you're planning on taking a bus from Saint John to Halifax, you'll be happy to know that the cost stays pretty stable throughout the year. You can expect to pay around €48 for your ticket regardless of when you plan to travel.

What bus 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.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Maritime Bus17h 0m€65.85
Maritime Bus26h 40m€47.46
  • Book Maritime Bus from Saint John to Halifax from €65. Typically there is one Maritime Bus schedule per day 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 . In Halifax, Maritime Bus arrives at Maritime Bus Terminal .

    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 one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 6 hours and 45 minutes to cover the 208 kilometers from Saint John to Halifax. However, the fastest bus 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 bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Because many passengers travel from Saint John to Halifax at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. 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, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 11:00 and the last bus leaves at 11:00. To see the times for all buses from Saint John to Halifax, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Saint John to Halifax. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses 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 bus leave from in Saint John?

Main departure station: Maritime Bus Terminal

Most buses depart from the main station in Saint John.

All bus stations in Saint John:

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

Where does the bus arrive in Halifax?

Maritime Bus Terminal, Halifax, NS - CAXDGCAMTB-0

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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.

Bus stations in Halifax:

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

  • Halifax Stanfield International Airport

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