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North Sydney - Halifax Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from North Sydney to Halifax. Traveling by bus from North Sydney to Halifax usually takes around 5 hours and 55 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance194 mi (312 km)
Shortest duration5h 30m
Cheapest price$46.81
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from North Sydney to Halifax

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

4.0

4.0

Georgia

November 18, 2022- Business

Maritime Bus

Pros: Nice to have someone else drive so I could enjoy the scenery. Cons: Longer stop for a bathroom break...not everyone likes using the facilities on a bus. Tips: Bring something for a snack & drink, sit back, and enjoy the ride (there are individual drink holders at each seat).

How much is a bus ticket from North Sydney to Halifax?

Bus tickets for a trip from North Sydney to Halifax cost $48.96 on average. Tickets cheaper than $48.96 are an excellent bargain. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

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If you're planning to travel by bus from North Sydney to Halifax in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $66 to $66. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on February 26, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Halifax this week, bus tickets are available starting at $66.

Monthly average prices

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If you're planning on taking a bus from North Sydney to Halifax, you'll be happy to know that the cost stays pretty stable throughout the year. You can expect to pay around $49 for your ticket regardless of when you plan to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

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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 14 days in advance to save $21.53 or more on your ticket, compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from North Sydney to Halifax?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from North Sydney to Halifax that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Maritime Bus usually offers more choice, with 2 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Maritime Bus16h 10m$70.45
Maritime Bus25h 51m$48.98
  • Book Maritime Bus from North Sydney to Halifax from $69. Typically there is one Maritime Bus schedule per day from North Sydney to Halifax and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Halifax. In North Sydney, Maritime Bus departs to Halifax from 13 Blower St . In Halifax, Maritime Bus arrives at Maritime Bus Terminal .

    An average trip on Maritime Bus from North Sydney to Halifax takes 6 hours and 10 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Halifax in 5 hours and 30 minutes .

    On weekends, Maritime Bus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway 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 5 hours and 55 minutes to cover the 194 miles from North Sydney to Halifax. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 30 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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.

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, 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.

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

There are usually only 2 buses per day from North Sydney to Halifax. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

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 North Sydney?

Main departure station: 13 Blower St

Most buses depart from the main station in North Sydney.

All bus stations in North Sydney:

  • 13 Blower St

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.

All bus stations in Halifax:

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

  • Halifax Stanfield International Airport

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