Lunenburg to Halifax bus

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Lunenburg - Halifax Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 8 intercity buses per day from Lunenburg to Halifax. Traveling by bus from Lunenburg to Halifax usually takes around 2 hours and 16 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in just one hour and 2 minutes.

Distance41 mi (66 km)
Shortest duration1h 2m
Cheapest price$18.51
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Bus lines2

Price trends for buses from Lunenburg to Halifax

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What bus companies travel from Lunenburg to Halifax?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Lunenburg to Halifax that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Maritime Bus usually offers more choice, with 7 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Maritime Bus21h 14m$28.63
Maritime Bus72h 28m$20.41
  • Book Maritime Bus from Lunenburg to Halifax from $28. There are 2 trips per day offered by Maritime Bus from Lunenburg to Halifax and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Halifax. In Lunenburg, Maritime Bus departs to Halifax from 1 Falkland St . In Halifax, Maritime Bus arrives at Halifax Shopping Centre and one other station.

    An average trip on Maritime Bus from Lunenburg to Halifax takes 1 hours and 14 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Halifax in 1 hours and 2 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 bus 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 buses, you’ll have access to clean restrooms and plenty of legroom.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 16 minutes to cover the 41 miles from Lunenburg to Halifax. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 2 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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.

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, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00am. To see the times for all buses from Lunenburg to Halifax, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 8 scheduled buses that travel from Lunenburg to Halifax every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 6 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City 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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Lunenburg?

Main departure station: 1 Falkland St

Most buses depart from the main station in Lunenburg.

All bus stations in Lunenburg:

  • 1 Falkland St

Where does the bus arrive in Halifax?

Main arrival station: Halifax Stanfield International Airport

Buses arrive in Halifax at 6 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Halifax:

  • Halifax Stanfield International Airport

  • Halifax Shopping Centre

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

  • HFX Infirmary (3 Hr Adv Booking - Bridgewater Rt Only)

  • 2393 Robie St

  • 1940 Barrington St

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