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Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia by train

The journey from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia by train is 1,025.99 km and takes 20 hrs 54 mins. There are 3 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:34 a.m. and the last at 8:20 p.m.. It is possible to travel from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia by train for as little as $129.56 or as much as $790.41. The best price for this journey is $129.56.

Lowest Price$129.56
Journey Duration20 hrs 54 mins
Connection per Day3
Lowest Price$129.56
Highest Price$790.41
First Departure7:34 a.m.
Last Departure8:20 p.m.
Distance1,025.99 km
DepartureKingston, Ontario
ArrivalHalifax, Nova Scotia
CarriersKish Air, Porter AirlinesMore

Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Jun 19, 2024

Get from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia with Virail

What's the best way to get from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much does it cost to get from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia by train?

The prices for train tickets from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia will cost $129.56. The average train ticket price is approximately $375.92. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia. On average, though, you'll pay about $375.92 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How long does the journey from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia take by train?

With a distance of 1,025.99 km between Kingston, Ontario and Halifax, Nova Scotia, it will usually take 20 hrs 54 mins to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 20 hrs 54 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia covers a distance of 1,025.99 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 20 hrs 54 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 7 hrs 19 mins. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the departures from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia, which usually leaves at 7:34 a.m.. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 8:20 p.m.. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Kingston, Ontario at 7:34 a.m., and the last departure will leave at 8:20 p.m.. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations can I use to travel from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Kingston, Ontario and Halifax, Nova Scotia. You can start your journey in Kingston, Ontario at stations such as Kingston John Counter Blvd. These connect to stations including Halifax Barrington St,Halifax Grafton St,Halifax in Halifax, Nova Scotia. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia.

How many journeys from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia take place each day?

The exact number of journeys from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 3 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 3 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $161.42 to $635.27 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 75% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia

The cheapest Kingston, Ontario - Halifax, Nova Scotia train tickets can be found for as low as $247.58 if you’re lucky, or $313.90 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $428.07.

Find the best day to travel to Halifax, Nova Scotia by train

When travelling to Halifax, Nova Scotia by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Air Canada is the largest airline in Canada, providing scheduled and charter air transportation for passengers and cargo to over 200 destinations worldwide. The airline operates a fleet of over 400 aircraft, including narrow-body and wide-body jets, and serves both domestic and international routes. Air Canada is a member of the Star Alliance, a global airline network that provides passengers with access to over 1,000 destinations in 190 countries. The airline offers a range of services, including in-flight entertainment, Wi-Fi, and a loyalty program called Aeroplan. Air Canada is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, and has hubs in Toronto, Vancouver, and Calgary.

Flair Airlines is a Canadian low-cost airline that operates scheduled and charter flights to destinations across Canada, the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Founded in 2005, the airline is headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, and operates a fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft. Flair Airlines offers a range of fare options, including basic economy, economy, and premium economy, and allows passengers to add on additional services such as baggage, seat selection, and in-flight meals for an additional fee. The airline has grown rapidly in recent years, expanding its route network and increasing its fleet size to meet growing demand for affordable air travel in Canada.

Porter Airlines is a regional airline based in Toronto, Canada. It was founded in 2006 and operates flights to various destinations in Canada and the United States. The airline is known for its distinctive brand and high level of customer service, offering amenities such as complimentary snacks and beverages, lounge access, and free Wi-Fi on board. Porter Airlines operates a fleet of Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft, which are known for their fuel efficiency and low noise levels. The airline has won numerous awards for its service and has been recognized for its commitment to sustainability and community involvement.

Via Rail Canada, operated by the Crown Corporation, is the primary train service in Canada. Established in 1977, it serves over 400 communities throughout the country, with routes covering the entire nation from coast to coast and extending to nine Canadian provinces. Some of its notable long-distance train routes include 'The Canadian,' which runs between Toronto and Vancouver, and 'The Ocean,' which runs between Montreal and Halifax.

Ticket types and facilities from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Viarail when traveling from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Economy

Affordable travel on all routes. Spacious seats, accessible, snacks & bar available, upgrade to Business possible, carry-on baggage allowed.
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Business Class

Relax or work on Québec-Ontario trips. Lounge access, priority boarding, ergonomic seats, accessible, meals & bar included, carry two bags plus personal item.
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Sleeper Plus Class

Comfort for Western Canada and Maritimes journeys. Lounge with freebies, one personal & two small carry-ons, two checked bags free, priority boarding, choice of cabin sizes, washrooms & showers with supplies, accessible cabins, onboard meals, buy or bring drinks, attendants for service.
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Prestige Class

Elite service exclusively on Toronto-Vancouver trips. Relax pre-departure in our lounge, breeze through baggage check-ins, board with ease, and settle into our plush cabins. With a personal concierge, delightful meals, a vast array of drinks, access to special train cars, and guaranteed seating, we've got all your needs covered.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Most of Via Rail's fleet offers Wi-Fi Internet access.
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Most of Via Rail's fleet provides electrical outlets.
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You can carry two pieces of carry-on luggage, not exceeding 11.5 kg each, and two pieces of checked baggage at 23 kg each for free on certain routes. Carry-on bags must fit in the overhead bin or under the seat. There's also the possibility of carrying oversized items like sporting equipment and musical instruments with specific restrictions and potential charges. For passengers traveling in sleeper classes on long-distance routes, an additional piece of checked luggage is allowed.
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Trains are accessible for passengers with reduced mobility. Sleeper Plus: Both 'The Canadian' and 'The Ocean' feature cabins accessible for those with reduced mobility. Prestige: 'The Canadian' includes a cabin suitable for travelers with reduced mobility.
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Economy: Purchase snacks, meals, local beers, wines, and non-alcoholic drinks onboard. Adhere to the alcohol consumption policy. Business: Nutritious gourmet dishes made from local ingredients served with wine. Special meal requests available. Wide selection of local wines, beers, tea, and coffee provided. Sleeper Plus: Refer to the Food and drinks section for meal details. Special meal orders and affordable alcoholic beverages available. Option to bring personal drinks. Prestige: Three-course gourmet meals prepared onboard. Choose from three dishes per meal in the Dining car. Special meal orders accepted. Unlimited drinks, local wines, and beers served anytime.
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All coaches come with air conditioning.
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Child safety seats can be brought aboard but cannot be used in seats for safety reasons, and can be checked as baggage if necessary. Passengers with disabilities can bring mobility aids such as wheelchairs or scooters, with some trains providing spaces for secure placement, or else these aids can be stored as checked baggage. Sporting equipment such as bicycles, skis, and golf clubs can also be transported as checked baggage on certain routes for an additional fee. For musicians, carrying cases for smaller instruments can count as one piece of carry-on baggage, while larger instruments can be checked in if they meet size and weight requirements.
Services on board Porter Airlines, Flair Airlines and Viarail from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia
Compare services on board when travelling from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia by train.
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Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
71.82kg
Bus
76.95kg
Flight
205.2kg
Car
164.16kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Kingston, Ontario and Halifax, Nova Scotia are 71.82kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Kingston, Ontario and Halifax, Nova Scotia? By taking the train between Kingston, Ontario and Halifax, Nova Scotia you will save 133.38kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 5.13kg compared to a bus and 92.34kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia?
A train ticket from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia is $375.92. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $129.56.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia is $129.56. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Kingston, Ontario and Halifax, Nova Scotia by train?
Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia is 1,025.99 km.
How long does the train between Kingston, Ontario and Halifax, Nova Scotia take?
Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia is on average 20 hrs 54 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 7 hrs 19 mins.
Which companies operate from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia?
The train journey from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Kish Air, Porter Airlines, Flair Airlines, Viarail, Air Canada and WestJet.
How many train connections per day go from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia?
Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia has 3 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia leave?
The earliest train from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia departs at 7:34 a.m.. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia depart?
The latest train from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia departs at 8:20 p.m.. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $129.56 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Kingston, Ontario and Halifax, Nova Scotia is 7 hrs 19 mins.
Is there a direct train from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia?
Yes, there is a direct train between Kingston, Ontario and Halifax, Nova Scotia.
What are the CO2 emissions for Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia by train?
The train journey from Kingston, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia creates 71.82kg of CO2 emissions.

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