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Summerside - Halifax Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Summerside to Halifax. Traveling by bus from Summerside to Halifax usually takes around 4 hours and 30 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance121 mi (195 km)
Shortest duration4h 5m
Cheapest price$39.22
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Summerside to Halifax

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Mukesh

February 21, 2024- Visiting friends

Maritime Bus

Pros: Very good trip. Cons: Nil. Tips: Nil.

How much is a bus ticket from Summerside to Halifax?

Bus tickets for a trip from Summerside to Halifax cost $41.29 on average. Tickets cheaper than $41.29 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.

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Summerside to Halifax, mark your calendar for March. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $41. However, taking the bus from Summerside to Halifax during September is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $43. The best way to find deals on a trip in September is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

What bus companies travel from Summerside to Halifax?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Summerside 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 Bus14h 45m$60.38
Maritime Bus24h 25m$41.31
  • Book Maritime Bus from Summerside to Halifax from $59. Typically there is one Maritime Bus schedule per day from Summerside to Halifax and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Halifax. In Summerside, Maritime Bus departs to Halifax from 96 Water St . In Halifax, Maritime Bus arrives at Maritime Bus Terminal .

    An average trip on Maritime Bus from Summerside to Halifax takes 4 hours and 45 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Halifax in 4 hours and 5 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 4 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 121 miles from Summerside to Halifax. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 5 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.

Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Halifax. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 1:00pm and the last bus leaves at 1:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Summerside to Halifax, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Summerside to Halifax. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the 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 Summerside?

Main departure station: 96 Water St

Most buses depart from the main station in Summerside.

All bus stations in Summerside:

  • 96 Water 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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