Halifax to Moncton buses

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Halifax - Moncton Bus Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Halifax to Moncton. Traveling by bus from Halifax to Moncton usually takes around 3 hours and 45 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance115 mi (186 km)
Shortest duration3h 20m
Cheapest price€35.11
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Halifax to Moncton

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)

4.7

5.0

Gaethe Cheidra

23 October 2022- Solo travel

Maritime Bus

Pros: I was really tired so I had time to sleep a bit in the bus. It was good. Cons: The price.

Pros: I was really tired so I had time to sleep a bit in the bus. It was good. Cons: The price.

4.0

Hanna

22 May 2022- Solo travel

Maritime Bus

Pros: Safe and fast trip. Cons: To clean the floor and give possibility to passengers to have a rest during stop on petrol station.

Pros: Safe and fast trip. Cons: To clean the floor and give possibility to passengers to have a rest during stop on petrol station.

Price trends for buses from Halifax to Moncton

Average prices by travel date

€58€39€19NovDec

Monthly average prices

€48€39€29€19€10DJFMAMJJASON

Prices as travel date approaches

€48€39€29€19€103020100

What bus companies travel from Halifax to Moncton?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Halifax to Moncton. Maritime Bus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Maritime Bus33h 45m€36.75
  • Maritime Bus

    Maritime Bus

    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

Is it safe to travel by bus from Halifax to Moncton during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus 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, bus 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 bus ride from Halifax to Moncton?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 45 minutes to cover the 186 kilometers from Halifax to Moncton. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 20 minutes. 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.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Halifax to Moncton 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, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Moncton, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Halifax?

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 Moncton, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Halifax to Moncton every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Halifax to Moncton without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Halifax to Moncton; ticket prices start at €44.15.

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 Moncton?

Main arrival station: Maritime Bus Terminal

All buses from Halifax arrive at one main station in Moncton.

Bus stations in Moncton:

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

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