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Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia by train

The journey from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia by train is 792.62 km and takes 28 hrs 29 mins. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:25 p.m. and the last at 8:00 p.m.. It is possible to travel from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia by train for as little as $170.64 or as much as $411.52. The best price for this journey is $170.64.

Lowest Price$170.64
Journey Duration28 hrs 29 mins
Connection per Day1
Lowest Price$170.64
Highest Price$411.52
First Departure6:25 p.m.
Last Departure8:00 p.m.
Distance792.62 km
DepartureMontreal
ArrivalHalifax, Nova Scotia
CarriersViarail

Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia Train Times

Departure date
Friday, May 24, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia?

The prices for train tickets from Montreal 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 Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia will cost $170.64. The average train ticket price is approximately $237.56. 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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On average, you can expect to spend around $237.56 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia.

How long is the journey from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia by train?

Traveling from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia by train will usually take 28 hrs 29 mins. This journey covers a distance of 792.62 km . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 28 hrs 29 mins is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey between Montreal and Halifax, Nova Scotia runs for about 792.62 km and usually takes approximately 28 hrs 29 mins. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 21 hrs 51 mins. If you are trying to get from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

When do the first and last departures from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Montreal at 6:25 p.m., and the last departure will leave at 8:00 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 Montreal 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. The first departure of the night from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia leaves at 6:25 p.m., while the last journey sets out at 8:00 p.m.. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Montreal and Halifax, Nova Scotia. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

What are the stations on the Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia route?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Montreal from the following stations: Aéroport YUL,Montreal / Saint-Hubert Airport,Place Bonaventure,Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport,Montreal (Gare D'Autocars De Montreal),Montreal Central. Arriving at Halifax, Nova Scotia, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Halifax Grafton St,Halifax,Halifax Barrington St. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

How many journeys from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia are there every day?

The exact number of journeys from Montreal 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 1 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 Montreal 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 Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia varies, but in general, you can expect to find 1 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 0 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Montreal 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 Montreal 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 Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Montreal 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 Montreal 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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Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

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 $170.64 to $319.82 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 47% on your trip!

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

The cheapest Montreal - Halifax, Nova Scotia train tickets can be found for as low as $214.47 if you’re lucky, or $252.19 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $338.37.

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!

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Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
55.48kg
Bus
59.45kg
Flight
158.52kg
Car
126.82kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Montreal and Halifax, Nova Scotia are 55.48kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Montreal and Halifax, Nova Scotia? By taking the train between Montreal and Halifax, Nova Scotia you will save 103.04kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 3.97kg compared to a bus and 71.34kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia?
A train ticket from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia is $237.56. 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 $170.64.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia is $170.64. 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 Montreal and Halifax, Nova Scotia by train?
Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia is 792.62 km.
How long does the train between Montreal and Halifax, Nova Scotia take?
Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia is on average 28 hrs 29 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 21 hrs 51 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia?
Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia leave?
The earliest train from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia departs at 6:25 p.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 Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia depart?
The latest train from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia departs at 8:00 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 Montreal 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 $170.64 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.
How many direct connections depart from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Montreal to go to Halifax, Nova Scotia.
What's the fastest journey time between Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Montreal and Halifax, Nova Scotia is 21 hrs 51 mins.
Is there a direct train from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia?
Yes, there is a direct train between Montreal and Halifax, Nova Scotia.
What are the CO2 emissions for Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia by train?
The train journey from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia creates 55.48kg of CO2 emissions.

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