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Halifax - Chester Bus Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity buses per day from Halifax to Chester. Traveling by bus from Halifax to Chester usually takes around one hour and 13 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in 37 minutes.

Distance33 mi (54 km)
Shortest duration0h 37m
Cheapest price€11.27
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Bus lines1

Price trends for buses from Halifax to Chester

Monthly average prices

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What bus companies travel from Halifax to Chester?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Halifax to Chester. 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 Bus61h 14m€12.07
  • 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 Chester 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 Chester?

The bus takes an average of one hour and 13 minutes to cover the 54 kilometers from Halifax to Chester. However, the fastest bus only takes 37 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus 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.

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

The busiest and least busy days to travel on this route tend to change frequently from week to week. Weather, holidays, local events, and other factors can affect how crowded the bus is on any given day.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Halifax?

The first bus leaves at 13:00 and the last bus leaves at 16:00. To see the times for all buses from Halifax to Chester, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Halifax to Chester every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 5 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your 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 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

  • 2393 Robie St

  • 1763 Robie St

  • Halifax Shopping Centre

  • Halifax Stanfield International Airport

  • 1940 Barrington St

Where does the bus arrive in Chester?

Main arrival station: 107-73 King St

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

Bus stations in Chester:

  • 107-73 King St

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