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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity buses per day from Charlottetown to Halifax. Traveling by bus from Charlottetown to Halifax usually takes around 4 hours and 44 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 55 minutes.

Distance112 mi (180 km)
Shortest duration3h 55m
Cheapest price€40.08
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Charlottetown to Halifax

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Sheriff

27 May 2023- Solo travel

Maritime Bus

Pros: It's a great experience. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Book with maritime bus reliable and friendly.

5.0

Martina

12 October 2019- Solo travel

Maritime Bus

Pros: Good connection, pleasant trip. Cons: In the regards to the question below about WiFi The first part was WiFi, not the 2nd part.

How much is a bus ticket from Charlottetown to Halifax?

€40.35 is the average price of a bus ticket from Charlottetown to Halifax. Any tickets cheaper than €40.35 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.

Average prices by travel date

€56€37€19FebMar

Bus tickets from Charlottetown to Halifax are expected to cost between €53 and €54 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to Halifax within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from €53. Don't wait too long to book your ticket, as prices tend to rise as the travel date approaches.

Monthly average prices

€47€37€28€19€9MAMJJASONDJF
Traveling from Charlottetown to Halifax by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around €40 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

€70€56€42€28€143020100

The easiest way to save money on bus tickets is by booking in advance! Many carriers increase prices as the travel date approaches, so it's always a good idea to buy your tickets as early as possible. Book at least 15 days in advance to save €16.01 or more on your ticket, compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Charlottetown to Halifax?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Charlottetown to Halifax that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Maritime Bus usually offers more choice, with 5 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Maritime Bus25h 0m€56.43
Maritime Bus54h 39m€40.36
  • Book Maritime Bus from Charlottetown to Halifax from €55. There are 2 trips per day offered by Maritime Bus from Charlottetown to Halifax and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Halifax. In Charlottetown, Maritime Bus departs to Halifax from Bus Terminal and one other station. In Halifax, Maritime Bus arrives at Maritime Bus Terminal .

    An average trip on Maritime Bus from Charlottetown to Halifax takes 5 hours and 0 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Halifax in 3 hours and 55 minutes .

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

  • 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 44 minutes to cover the 180 kilometers from Charlottetown to Halifax. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 55 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.

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Halifax. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 08:00 and the last bus leaves at 13:00. To see the times for all buses from Charlottetown to Halifax, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Charlottetown to Halifax 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 Charlottetown?

Main departure station: Bus Terminal

Charlottetown has two bus stations with service to Halifax.

All bus stations in Charlottetown:

  • Bus Terminal

  • WA Murphy Student Centre

Where does the bus arrive in Halifax?

Maritime Bus Terminal, Halifax, NS - CAXDGCAMTB-0

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Main arrival 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.

Bus stations in Halifax:

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

  • Halifax Stanfield International Airport

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