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New Minas - Halifax Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from New Minas to Halifax. Traveling by bus from New Minas to Halifax usually takes around 3 hours and 33 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in just one hour and 50 minutes.

Distance52 mi (83 km)
Shortest duration1h 50m
Cheapest price$18.59
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Bus lines1

Price trends for buses from New Minas to Halifax

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10NovDec

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5DJFMAMJJASON

What bus companies travel from New Minas to Halifax?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from New Minas to Halifax. 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 Bus33h 33m$21.13
  • Maritime Bus

    Maritime Bus

    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

Is it safe to travel by bus from New Minas to Halifax 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 New Minas to Halifax?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 33 minutes to cover the 52 miles from New Minas to Halifax. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 50 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.

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

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Halifax at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave New Minas?

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00am. To see the times for all buses from New Minas to Halifax, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from New Minas to Halifax every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

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 New Minas?

Main departure station: Petro Canada Gas Station

Most buses depart from the main station in New Minas.

All bus stations in New Minas:

  • Petro Canada Gas Station

Where does the bus arrive in Halifax?

Main arrival station: Halifax Stanfield International Airport

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

All bus stations in Halifax:

  • Halifax Stanfield International Airport

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

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