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Cheap train tickets from Amherst, NS to Halifax


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How much are train tickets from Amherst, NS to Halifax?

Lowest Price$32.04
Fastest Train3h 9m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Amherst, NS to Halifax?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Amherst to Halifax is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Amherst to Halifax was $32.04. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 1 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $0.57 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Amherst, NS to Halifax?

The distance between Amherst and Halifax is approximately 86.56 miles, or 139.27 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 3 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 9 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Amherst to Halifax?

On Friday trains from Amherst to Halifax are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Amherst to Halifax?

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Amherst to Halifax route. VIA Rail offers the most scheduled departures between Amherst to Halifax, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Halifax with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Amherst, NS to Halifax, which start at $26.43.

One train company connects Amherst to Halifax

VIA Rail

VIA Rail train tickets from Amherst to Halifax start from $32.04, and on average cost $32.20. Daily there are 1 VIA Rail schedules to Halifax. VIA Rail in Amherst leaves from VIA Station, And in Halifax trains arrive at VIA Station,

From Amherst to Halifax train travel on VIA Rail takes 3 hours and 9 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Halifax on a weekend there is typically one VIA Rail scheduled trip per day, which will cost $32.41 for a one-way weekend reservation from Amherst.

Avg. Time
3h 9m
Avg. Price
There is one train station from which trains depart Amherst on their way to Halifax:
  • VIA Station
There is one train station where trains from Amherst arrive in Halifax:
  • VIA Station

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