What to bring to Halifax


If you’re driving to Halifax, here are some of the main routes to follow:

From New Brunswick/Nova Scotia border: Follow highway 102 direct to Halifax

From the Canso Causeway: Follow highway 104 to Truro; exit onto Highway 102 to Halifax

From Southern Nova Scotia: Follow highway 103 to Halifax

From Western Nova Scotia:
Take highway 101 at Windsor to Halifax


Acadian Lines offers extensive service throughout the Maritimes and Eastern Québec

Contact Acadian Lines or book on-line


The Halifax Stanfield International Airport is located 35 kilometres outside of the city in Enfield, Nova Scotia. Hotel shuttles and bus services are available. Check with your hotel for availability and shuttle schedules. You can also click here for more on shuttles and bus service.

Car rentals are available at the airport and more information is available here.

Taxis and limousines can also provide ground transportation into Halifax. Expect to pay between $50-60, not including tip and depending on your final destination. More information

Depending on traffic, it takes between 35-45 minutes to reach downtown from the Halifax Stanfield International Airport.


Via Rail Canada provides service directly to downtown Halifax. The train station is connected to the Westin Hotel Nova Scotia, provides free wifi and is easily accessible. Visit Via Rail’s Halifax website