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There are 6 intercity buses per day from Halifax to Chester. Traveling by bus from Halifax to Chester usually takes around one hour and 9 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in 37 minutes.
|Distance||33 mi (54 km)|
|Shortest duration||0h 37m|
|Trips per day||5|
|Most frequent service||Maritime Bus|
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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.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Maritime Bus||6||1h 10m||€10.24|
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 one hour and 9 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.
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, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.
The first bus leaves at 14:00 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.
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 Halifax?
Main departure station: HFX Infirmary (3 Hr Adv Booking - Bridgewater Rt Only)
Buses to Chester leave from 6 stations in Halifax.
All bus stations in Halifax:
HFX Infirmary (3 Hr Adv Booking - Bridgewater Rt Only)
Halifax Stanfield International Airport
Maritime Bus Terminal
1940 Barrington St
Halifax Shopping Centre
2393 Robie 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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