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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 48 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance115 mi (186 km)
Shortest duration3h 10m
Cheapest price€33.71
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Halifax to Moncton

(Based on 4 ratings and reviews)

4.8

5.0

Elise

18 August 2023- Couples trip

Maritime Bus

Cons: Clean the seats. Tips: All went well.

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.

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.

How much is a bus ticket from Halifax to Moncton?

€35.41 is the average price of a bus ticket from Halifax to Moncton. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. 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

€56€37€19FebMar

Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from Halifax to Moncton is expected to be between €48 and €48. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is 19 February 2024, when tickets are available for 19 February 2024. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just €48.

Monthly average prices

€47€37€28€19€9MAMJJASONDJF
If you're planning on taking a bus from Halifax to Moncton, you'll be happy to know that the cost stays pretty stable throughout the year. You can expect to pay around €35 for your ticket regardless of when you plan to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

€70€56€42€28€143020100

The easiest way to save money on bus tickets is by booking in advance! Many carriers increase prices as the travel date approaches, so it's always a good idea to buy your tickets as early as possible. Book at least 15 days in advance to save €16.47 or more on your ticket, compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Halifax to Moncton?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Halifax to Moncton 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 Bus14h 6m€51.88
Maritime Bus23h 43m€35.42
  • Book Maritime Bus from Halifax to Moncton from €51. Typically there is one Maritime Bus schedule per day from Halifax to Moncton and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Moncton. In Halifax, Maritime Bus departs to Moncton from Maritime Bus Terminal . In Moncton, Maritime Bus arrives at Maritime Bus Terminal .

    An average trip on Maritime Bus from Halifax to Moncton takes 4 hours and 6 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Moncton in 3 hours and 10 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 Moncton.

  • 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 3 hours and 48 minutes to cover the 186 kilometers from Halifax to Moncton. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 10 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.

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 07:00 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.

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 €40.92.

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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