Halifax to Lunenburg bus

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Journey Information

There are 8 intercity buses per day from Halifax to Lunenburg. Traveling by bus from Halifax to Lunenburg usually takes around one hour and 56 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in just one hour and 2 minutes.

Distance41 mi (66 km)
Shortest duration1h 2m
Cheapest price€16.70
Trips per day7
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Halifax to Lunenburg?

€16.91 is the average price of a bus ticket from Halifax to Lunenburg. This is currently one of the best deals in bus travel. 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.

Monthly average prices

If you're planning on taking a bus from Halifax to Lunenburg, you'll be happy to know that the cost stays pretty stable throughout the year. You can expect to pay around €18 for your ticket regardless of when you plan to travel.

What bus companies travel from Halifax to Lunenburg?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Halifax to Lunenburg that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Maritime Bus usually offers more choice, with 8 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Maritime Bus21h 39m€24.32
Maritime Bus82h 0m€17.82
  • Book Maritime Bus from Halifax to Lunenburg from €23. There are 2 trips per day offered by Maritime Bus from Halifax to Lunenburg and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Lunenburg. In Halifax, Maritime Bus departs to Lunenburg from Maritime Bus Terminal and one other station. In Lunenburg, Maritime Bus arrives at 1 Falkland St .

    An average trip on Maritime Bus from Halifax to Lunenburg takes 1 hours and 39 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Lunenburg in 1 hours and 2 minutes .

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

  • 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

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The bus takes an average of one hour and 56 minutes to cover the 66 kilometers from Halifax to Lunenburg. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 2 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.

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, 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 16:00. To see the times for all buses from Halifax to Lunenburg, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 8 scheduled buses that travel from Halifax to Lunenburg every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 7 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


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?

Main departure station: Halifax Shopping Centre

Buses to Lunenburg leave from 6 stations in Halifax.

All bus stations in Halifax:

  • Halifax Shopping Centre

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

  • Halifax Stanfield International Airport

  • 1940 Barrington St

  • HFX Infirmary (3 Hr Adv Booking - Bridgewater Rt Only)

  • 2393 Robie St

Where does the bus arrive in Lunenburg?

Main arrival station: 1 Falkland St

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

Bus stations in Lunenburg:

  • 1 Falkland St

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