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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Halifax to Summerside. Traveling by bus from Halifax to Summerside usually takes around 4 hours and 23 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance121 mi (195 km)
Shortest duration3h 30m
Cheapest price€36.63
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Halifax to Summerside

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Sandy

31 January 2023- Solo travel

Maritime Bus

Pros: It was very easy to transfer from one bus to another! Very comfortable and relaxing! Cons: Please put some heat in the bus stop at the airport! I got there early because it was snowing hard and I froze my feet!

How much is a bus ticket from Halifax to Summerside?

€38.63 is the average price of a bus ticket from Halifax to Summerside. Any tickets cheaper than €38.63 can be considered a great deal. 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

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Bus tickets from Halifax to Summerside are at their cheapest average price in February. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around €38. On the other hand, traveling on this route during September might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for September trips cost €40, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

What bus companies travel from Halifax to Summerside?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Halifax to Summerside 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 43m€56.46
Maritime Bus24h 16m€38.64
  • Book Maritime Bus from Halifax to Summerside from €56. Typically there is one Maritime Bus schedule per day from Halifax to Summerside and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Summerside. In Halifax, Maritime Bus departs to Summerside from Maritime Bus Terminal . In Summerside, Maritime Bus arrives at 96 Water St .

    An average trip on Maritime Bus from Halifax to Summerside takes 4 hours and 43 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Summerside in 3 hours and 30 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 Summerside.

  • 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 4 hours and 23 minutes to cover the 195 kilometers from Halifax to Summerside. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 30 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 12:00 and the last bus leaves at 12:00. To see the times for all buses from Halifax to Summerside, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Halifax to Summerside every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

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 Summerside?

Main arrival station: 96 Water St

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

Bus stations in Summerside:

  • 96 Water St

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