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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from Halifax to Fredericton. Traveling by bus from Halifax to Fredericton usually takes around 6 hours and 11 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance175 mi (281 km)
Shortest duration5h 35m
Cheapest price€49.32
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Halifax to Fredericton?

€49.63 is the average price of a bus ticket from Halifax to Fredericton. Any tickets cheaper than €49.63 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

€69€46€23FebMar

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Halifax to Fredericton is expected to range from €66 to €67. If you are looking to travel to Fredericton within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from €66. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are €66 and can be found on 26 February 2024.

Monthly average prices

€69€55€42€28€14AMJJASONDJFM
Bus tickets from Halifax to Fredericton are usually around €50 and prices do not fluctuate very much throughout the year.

What bus companies travel from Halifax to Fredericton?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Halifax to Fredericton that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Maritime Bus usually offers more choice, with 4 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Maritime Bus26h 28m€68.72
Maritime Bus46h 6m€49.64
  • Book Maritime Bus from Halifax to Fredericton from €68. There are 2 trips per day offered by Maritime Bus from Halifax to Fredericton and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Fredericton. In Halifax, Maritime Bus departs to Fredericton from Maritime Bus Terminal . In Fredericton, Maritime Bus arrives at Maritime Bus Terminal and one other station.

    An average trip on Maritime Bus from Halifax to Fredericton takes 6 hours and 28 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Fredericton in 5 hours and 35 minutes .

    On weekends, Maritime Bus offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Fredericton.

  • 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 11 minutes to cover the 281 kilometers from Halifax to Fredericton. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 35 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.

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Halifax to Fredericton for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, 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 12:00 and the last bus leaves at 12:00. To see the times for all buses from Halifax to Fredericton, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Halifax to Fredericton every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses 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 bus leave from in Halifax?

Maritime Bus Terminal, Halifax, NS - CAXDGCAMTB-0

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Main departure 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.

All bus stations in Halifax:

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

  • Halifax Stanfield International Airport

Where does the bus arrive in Fredericton?

Main arrival station: Maritime Bus Terminal

Buses arrive in Fredericton at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

Bus stations in Fredericton:

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

  • Fredericton International Airport

  • Fredericton International Airport

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