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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Halifax to Winnipeg?

Lowest Price$402.31
Fastest Train69h 0m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Halifax to Winnipeg during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train 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, train 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.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Halifax to Winnipeg?

In the last month, $402.31 was the average price of a train ticket from Halifax, NS to Winnipeg, MB. Given how far apart Halifax and Winnipeg are from each other, there's no getting around the fact that most train tickets are on the pricier side. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Halifax to Winnipeg?

The distance between Halifax and Winnipeg is approximately 1601 miles, or 2576 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 69 hours,

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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Halifax to Winnipeg are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Halifax at 1:00pm and arrives in Winnipeg around 69 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Halifax to Winnipeg?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Winnipeg to Halifax.

Which train should you take from Halifax to Winnipeg?

VIA Rail Canada is the one and only train line which connects Halifax, Nova Scotia to Winnipeg, Manitoba. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail Canada12d 21h 0m$402.31

VIA Rail Canada train tickets from Halifax to Winnipeg start from $402, and on average cost $402. Daily there are 1 VIA Rail Canada schedules to Winnipeg. VIA Rail Canada in Halifax leaves from VIA Station, And in Winnipeg trains arrive at VIA Station, From Halifax to Winnipeg train travel on VIA Rail Canada takes 69 hours and 0 minutes.

Where is the train station in Halifax?

There is one train station in Halifax:

  • VIA Station

Where is the train station in Winnipeg?

Winnipeg has one train station:

  • VIA Station

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