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Flight from Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo to Halifax
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Looking for cheap airfare to Nova Scotia? 25% of our users found tickets to Nova Scotia for the following prices or less: From Ottawa C$ 71 one-way - C$ 147 round-trip, from Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo C$ 93 one-way - C$ 178 round-trip, from Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl C$ 267 one-way - C$ 470 round-trip
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Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ), also known as Halifax Airport, is the destination for most flights to Nova Scotia. It lies about 35 km from downtown Halifax, the capital of the province, and acts as a major hub for both Air Canada and WestJet. In good traffic, it takes about 36min to travel from Halifax Airport to downtown Halifax by car.
The city of Toronto has two airports offering flights to Nova Scotia, Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and Toronto Hamilton Airport (YHM). Flights from Toronto Pearson are more expensive on average and also have a longer travel time than those from Toronto Hamilton, so you may wish to consider this if you live in the Greater Toronto Area.
If you wish to visit the western region of Nova Scotia, which is home to several places of interest such as Port Royal National Historic Site, Lake Rossignol and the popular tourist destination of Peggy’s Cove near the Bay of Fundy, you should first fly into Halifax Airport. From there you can book a connecting flight to Yarmouth Airport (YQI), which is the closest airport to the western region.
Guysborough County in eastern Nova Scotia has several coastal attractions such as Cape George, Auld’s Cove and historic Canso. Getting to this area can be simplified by booking a connection to JA Douglas Sydney Airport (YQY) after your flight into Halifax Airport. JA Douglas Sydney Airport will bring you much closer to the area.
Porter Airlines is the only carrier offering flights from St. John’s Airport (YYT) to Halifax Airport. Swoop is the main option for flights to Halifax Airport out of Toronto Hamilton Airport (YHM), however if you travel from Toronto Pearson International Airport you can choose to fly with WestJet, Air Canada or Flair Airlines, all of which provide flights to Halifax Airport.
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Kejimkujik National Park is a National Historic Site of Canada that occupies a large area in the eastern region of Nova Scotia. After your flight to Nova Scotia arrives at Halifax Airport, you should drive the 133 km west to the park. Yarmouth Airport is geographically closer to the park, however it less expensive to drive from Halifax.
Cape Breton National Park occupies the northern part of Cape Breton Island to the east of mainland Nova Scotia. It is about 372 km away from Halifax, which is approximately 4h by car. If you prefer not to drive the 4h distance, you can book a local flight via Air Canada Express or WestJet from Halifax Airport to JA Douglas Sydney Airport (YQY), and drive the remaining distance from there.
Trenton is a town that lies along the eastern coastline of Nova Scotia, midway between Tidnish in the north and Havre Boucher in the south, close to the towns of Pictou and New Glasgow. To get to Trenton, you should book a flight into Halifax Airport and make the remaining 162 km journey by car. The drive should take about 1h 40min.
The Halifax Transit Metro X 320 express bus can take you downtown from Halifax Airport after your flight to Nova Scotia. If you prefer not to use public transportation, there are additional options such as the Airport Express shuttle bus, car rentals or taxis. To get to downtown Halifax from the airport takes about 30min in good traffic conditions, and is about a 35 km journey.
An average direct flight from Canada to Nova Scotia takes 7h 35m, covering a distance of 2574 km. The most popular route is Toronto - Halifax with an average flight time of 2h 15m.
The cheapest ticket to Nova Scotia from Canada found in the last 72 hours was C$ 47 one-way, and C$ 79 round-trip. The most popular route is Toronto Island to Halifax Intl and the cheapest round-trip airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was C$ 259.
Air Canada, Porter Airlines & WestJet fly the most frequently from Canada to Nova Scotia.
Based on KAYAK flight searches, the most popular destination is Halifax (96% of total searches to Nova Scotia). The next most popular destination is Sydney (4%).
Air Canada, Porter Airlines and United Airlines have waived their change and cancellation fees on flights to Nova Scotia. Confirm policies on booking site.
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