The journey from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia by train is 791.7 km and takes 21 h 51 min. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 20:00 and the last at 20:00. It is possible to travel from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia by train for as little as $170.64 or as much as $243.41. The best price for this journey is $170.64.
|Journey Duration||21 h 51 min|
|Connection per Day||1|
|Arrival||Halifax, Nova Scotia|
Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.
On average, a train ticket from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia will cost you $209.89. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $182.27. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $210 to $350 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 40% on your trip!
The cheapest Montreal - Halifax, Nova Scotia train tickets can be found for as low as $187 if you’re lucky, or $236 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $275.
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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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.
Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Viarail when traveling from Montreal to Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Affordable travel on all routes. Spacious seats, accessible, snacks & bar available, upgrade to Business possible, carry-on baggage allowed.
Relax or work on Québec-Ontario trips. Lounge access, priority boarding, ergonomic seats, accessible, meals & bar included, carry two bags plus personal item.
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.
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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