How to get there


Air Travel

Halifax Stanfield is Atlantic Canada’s gateway for domestic, transborder, and international flight service. Halifax can be reached by direct flights from most major cities. As well, direct flights are available from many international cities including Boston, New York, London, Glasgow, Frankfurt, Munich, Reykjavik, Dublin, & Paris.

Domestic flights to/from Halifax
International flights to/from Halifax

Ground Transportation

The airport is located 30 minutes from downtown Halifax, and offers a number of transportation options to the city including limousine services, car rental companies, taxi services and shuttle buses.

Car: Taxi and Limousine Services

Taxi and limousine services are available curbside in the arrivals area for all arriving flights. A one-way trip to Halifax city centre is approximately $63, including tax, by taxi or limousine.

More information on:
Taxis and limos and accessible transportation.

Bus: Halifax Transit (MetroX 320 with Airport Service)

Halifax’s public transit system, Halifax Transit, provides bus service from the airport to Halifax’s downtown core. Buses feature luggage racks, air-conditioning, and bike racks. Buses departing from the airport to downtown begin service at 5:45 am Monday – Friday and run every half hour. On weekends, buses departing from the airport to downtown begin service at 5:15 am and run every 30 minutes. Halifax Transit does not offer services past midnight.

Halifax Transit bus fares may only be paid in exact change: Adult: $3.50; Senior and Child: $2.75; Student: $3.50

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MetroX 320 schedule

Bus: Halifax Airport Shuttle

The Halifax Airport Shuttle offers an easy and cost effective way to get to and from the airport in Halifax. The shuttle will pick you up from the airport and take you to the front entrance of your hotel, as well as pick you up from the hotel lobby and bring you to the airport for your departure.

Reservations only. One-way: $22 or $40 for a return-trip. Children under 12 free. Prices include tax.

Make reservations in advance