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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Halifax to Amherst 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 Amherst?
In the last month, $32.04 was the average price of a train ticket from Halifax, NS to Amherst, NS. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. 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 Amherst?
The distance between Halifax and Amherst is approximately 87 miles, or 139 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 5 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.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Halifax to Amherst are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Amherst around 3 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Halifax to Amherst?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Amherst with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.
Which train should you take from Halifax to Amherst?
VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Halifax, Nova Scotia to Amherst, Nova Scotia. 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.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|VIA Rail||1||3h 5m||$33.34|
VIA Rail train tickets from Halifax to Amherst start from $32, and on average cost $33. Daily there are 1 VIA Rail schedules to Amherst. VIA Rail in Halifax leaves from VIA Station, And in Amherst trains arrive at VIA Station, From Halifax to Amherst train travel on VIA Rail takes 3 hours and 5 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Amherst on a weekend there is typically one VIA Rail scheduled trip per day, which will cost $34 for a one-way weekend reservation from Halifax.
Where is the train station in Halifax?
There is one train station in Halifax:
- VIA Station
Where is the train station in Amherst?
Amherst has one train station:
- VIA Station
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