Amherst to Halifax bus
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There are 2 intercity buses per day from Amherst to Halifax. Traveling by bus from Amherst to Halifax usually takes around 2 hours and 19 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in 2 hours,
|Distance||87 mi (139 km)|
|Shortest duration||2h 0m|
|Trips per day||2|
|Most frequent service||Maritime Bus|
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What bus companies travel from Amherst to Halifax?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Amherst to Halifax. Maritime Bus is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Maritime Bus||2||2h 19m||€28.11|
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.
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The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 19 minutes to cover the 139 kilometers from Amherst to Halifax. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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.
Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, 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 bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.
The first bus leaves at 15:00 and the last bus leaves at 15:00. To see the times for all buses from Amherst to Halifax, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
There are usually only 2 buses per day from Amherst to Halifax. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Amherst to Halifax; ticket prices start at €32.64.
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.
Where does the bus leave from in Amherst?
Main departure station: 34 Highway 6
Most buses depart from the main station in Amherst.
All bus stations in Amherst:
34 Highway 6
Where does the bus arrive in Halifax?
Main arrival station: Halifax Stanfield International Airport
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Halifax.
Bus stations in Halifax:
Halifax Stanfield International Airport
Maritime Bus Terminal
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