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Transportation from Halifax Airport to Sydney, NS

Dublin, Ireland
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Transportation from Halifax Airport to Sydney, NS

Hi all,

I'm planning a trip to Sydney, NS in March, and I'm looking for a way to get to Sydney as quickly as possible.

My flight arrives in at around 21.00 on a Thursday, and I'm looking for something that would leave Halifax that night. I've already looked at Acadia Lines, and Starline shuttles, but they both leave the next day.

I can go the next day if needed, I'm just wondering if anyone here knows of anything faster.

Looking not to spend more than 150 CAD on this.

Thanks in advance,

Halifax, NS
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1. Re: Transportation from Halifax Airport to Sydney, NS

Good morning Serephucus,

My name is Krista and I am with Nova Scotia Tourism.

Unfortunately it seems most public transportation to Sydney from Halifax/Halifax Airport leave early afternoon (most around 1-130pm). Where you are looking at departing after 9pm that would be an arrival of close to 1-2am in Sydney and there are no services that I have been able to locate that would have that late of a departure. The latest departure I have been able to locate for you is Macleod's Shuttle and they state a departure from Halifax at 6pm. You may want to try and contact them direct and see if anything can be arranged, they can be reached toll free at 1-800-471-7775.

I hope this helps!



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2. Re: Transportation from Halifax Airport to Sydney, NS


Have you considered renting a car?

Canadian rental cars cost around €31/day including taxes, and you don't need to wait for the bus. Gasoline would cost around another €35 one-way.

Even if you're simply driving one way, check with a car rental firm to find out how much the one-way charge might be. It may still be less than $150.

According to the website, Acadian Lines bus company charges almost €55 for a one-way bus ride.

Happy travels, and let me know if I can help further!



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3. Re: Transportation from Halifax Airport to Sydney, NS

The quickest and easiest way is to fly. Air Canada has 5 flights a day including 3:25 pm arriving at 4:18 and 5:15 arriving at 6:08. I don't know when you are travelling but for a random week in April the fair was $194 one way.

If you are flying AC from Europe make Sydney your final destination and my bet is it will not change the airfare much.

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