Find cheap flights from the United States to Nova Scotia from C$ 162
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Nova Scotia is served by two main airports—Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) and Sidney–J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport (YQY).
Passengers looking for flights to Nova Scotia to visit the province’s capital city and its metropolitan area need to select Halifax Airport. This airport is used as a hub by Air Canada Express, which regularly flies from Boston. There are other cities in the US with seasonal flights to Halifax, including New York, Chicago, and Philadelphia.
Travelers looking to visit the second largest city in Nova Scotia should book their flights to Sydney Airport. Just be mindful that there aren’t any nonstop flights from the US to Sydney. Passengers must opt to book a flight to Nova Scotia with a layover in Toronto-Pearson International Airport (YYZ) or connect via Halifax.
If you’re traveling with children and planning to rent a car in Nova Scotia, please keep in mind that children must use a booster seat until they are nine years old. US driver’s licenses are valid for driving in Canada.
For passengers traveling to Nova Scotia with pets, keep in mind that the Halifax Airport is the only one that features pet relief areas. It’s located outside the terminal, near the parking lot.
FAQs for booking flights from the United States to Nova Scotia
The closest airport to Lunenburg is Halifax Stanfield International Airport (1h 30m drive from Lunenburg). The most convenient way to travel from the airport to Lunenburg is by car. The counters for car rental companies National, Alamo, Avis, Dollar, Budget, Enterprise, and Hertz are located at the lower level of the airport’s parking garage. If you prefer to reach Lunenburg by public transportation, Maritime Bus has regular connections from the airport. The trip takes about 3h 30m, and a one-way ticket costs around C$ 25.50 (approximately $20). Tickets can be purchased online in advance.
Halifax International Airport is the closest to Peggy’s Cove (1h drive). There are no public transportation options to travel there from the airport, so you’ll either rent a car at the airport and drive yourself or hire a fixed-fare car service. If you choose the latter option, expect to pay around C$ 127 ($95) for the trip.
Sydney Airport is the closest to Cape Breton Highlands National Park, a little over 2h away by car. Keep in mind that the park has two entrances, and therefore, distances from the airport will vary. Chéticamp is the entrance on the west side of the park, and it's also the farthest from the airport—178 km (110 mi). Ingonish, the eastern entrance, is the closest, about 159 km (100 mi) from the airport.
The closest airport to the Cabot Trail is Sydney Airport. This trail wraps around the north side of Cape Breton, and the closest starting point of the trail from the airport is near the Ingonish entrance to Cape Breton Highlands National Park (2h 5m).
Air Canada and United Airlines have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from the United States to Nova Scotia. Confirm policies on booking site.
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