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There are 2 intercity buses per day from Halifax to Summerside. Traveling by bus from Halifax to Summerside usually takes around 4 hours and 10 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 50 minutes.
|Distance||121 mi (195 km)|
|Shortest duration||3h 50m|
|Most frequent service||Maritime Bus|
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What bus companies travel from Halifax to Summerside?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Halifax to Summerside. Maritime Bus is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Maritime Bus||2||4h 11m||$43.65|
Book Maritime Bus from Halifax to Summerside from $41. There are 2 trips per day offered by Maritime Bus 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 Halifax Stanfield International Airport and one other station. In Summerside, Maritime Bus arrives at 96 Water St .
An average trip on Maritime Bus from Halifax to Summerside takes 4 hours and 11 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Summerside in 3 hours and 50 minutes .
On weekends, Maritime Bus offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Summerside.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Halifax to Summerside 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 Summerside?
The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 10 minutes to cover the 121 miles from Halifax to Summerside. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 50 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, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday 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 Summerside, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus trips to Summerside are there per day?
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
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.
All bus stations in Summerside:
96 Water St
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