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Cheap train tickets from Montreal to Halifax


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How much are train tickets from Montreal to Halifax?

Lowest Price$95.29
Fastest Train21h 51m
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Montreal to Halifax?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Montreal 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 Montreal to Halifax was $95.29. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 7 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $24.92 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 Montreal to Halifax?

The distance between Montreal and Halifax is approximately 491.03 miles, or 790.03 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 21 hours and 51 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 21 hours and 51 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 Montreal to Halifax?

On Monday trains from Montreal 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Montreal to Halifax?

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Montreal to Halifax route. VIA Rail offers the most scheduled departures between Montreal 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 Montreal to Halifax, which start at $88.67.

One train company connects Montreal to Halifax

VIA Rail

VIA Rail train tickets from Montreal to Halifax start from $95.29, and on average cost $109.76. Daily there are 1 VIA Rail schedules to Halifax. VIA Rail in Montreal leaves from 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O, And in Halifax trains arrive at VIA Station,

From Montreal to Halifax train travel on VIA Rail takes 21 hours and 51 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 $111.12 for a one-way weekend reservation from Montreal.

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Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Montreal on their way to Halifax:
  • 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O
There is one train station where trains from Montreal arrive in Halifax:
  • VIA Station

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