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Buses from Halifax to Charlottetown

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Halifax - Charlottetown Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Halifax to Charlottetown. Traveling by bus from Halifax to Charlottetown usually takes around 4 hours and 33 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance112 mi (180 km)
Shortest duration4h 10m
Cheapest price$44.70
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
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Price trends for buses from Halifax to Charlottetown

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What bus companies travel from Halifax to Charlottetown?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Halifax to Charlottetown. Maritime Bus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Maritime Bus44h 33m$45.33
  • Maritime Bus

    Maritime Bus

    Book Maritime Bus from Halifax to Charlottetown from $45. There are 4 trips per day offered by Maritime Bus from Halifax to Charlottetown and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Charlottetown. In Halifax, Maritime Bus departs to Charlottetown from Maritime Bus Terminal and one other station. In Charlottetown, Maritime Bus arrives at WA Murphy Student Centre and one other station.

    An average trip on Maritime Bus from Halifax to Charlottetown takes 4 hours and 33 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Charlottetown in 4 hours and 10 minutes .

    On weekends, Maritime Bus offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Charlottetown.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Halifax to Charlottetown during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Halifax to Charlottetown?

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 33 minutes to cover the 112 miles from Halifax to Charlottetown. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 10 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.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

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, 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.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Halifax?

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

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Halifax to Charlottetown 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?

Main departure station: Halifax Stanfield International Airport

Halifax has two bus stations with service to Charlottetown.

All bus stations in Halifax:

  • Halifax Stanfield International Airport

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

Where does the bus arrive in Charlottetown?

Main arrival station: WA Murphy Student Centre

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Charlottetown.

All bus stations in Charlottetown:

  • WA Murphy Student Centre

  • Bus Terminal

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