Halifax to Sydney bus
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There is one daily bus from Halifax to Sydney. Traveling by bus from Halifax to Sydney usually takes around 6 hours and 10 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.
|Distance||194 mi (312 km)|
|Shortest duration||6h 10m|
|Trips per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Maritime Bus|
What bus companies travel from Halifax to Sydney?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Halifax to Sydney. Maritime Bus is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Maritime Bus||1||6h 10m||€54.08|
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 6 hours and 10 minutes to cover the 312 kilometers from Halifax to Sydney. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road 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.
There is usually only one bus per day from Halifax to Sydney. It leaves the station in Halifax at 15:00 each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date 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.
Where does the bus leave from in Halifax?
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
Where does the bus arrive in Sydney?
Buses arrive in Sydney at 0 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.
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