Flights to Halifax

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When is the best time to fly to Halifax?

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Halifax is an exciting urban hub featuring seaside adventures and spectacular sights. Spring is the best time of the year to visit due to the warmer temperatures and longer days. From March – May, temperatures average 4 – 14 degrees Celsius. Fall is another beautiful time to visit. From September – October, the town is blanketed with hues of red, orange, and yellow leaves. The air is crisp and temperatures are still favourable, averaging 13 – 23 degrees Celsius.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Halifax?

In general, September is the cheapest month to fly from Canada to Halifax. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around 256 C$. If you’re not able to fly to Halifax in September, then January is your next best option. Flight prices from Canada to Halifax during January average around 320 C$.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Halifax?

The best time to book a flight to Halifax from Canada is 60 days out, which is when prices tend to be around 351 C$. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though, because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as 228 C$.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Halifax?

Our data shows that Tuesday is the least expensive day to fly to Halifax. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as 341 C$. The most expensive day to fly to Halifax is Saturday, with ticket prices averaging around 384 C$.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Halifax?

The cheapest time of day to fly to Halifax is in the afternoon when flights can be purchased for as low as 326 C$. Flights to Halifax are more costly at noon, with an average ticket price of 416 C$. Departure times at noon fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.


Halifax flight deals found on momondo

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Porter Airlines
29 Aug.
YOW
Ottawa
1h 57m
YHZ
Halifax Intl
30 Aug.
YHZ
Halifax Intl
2h 09m
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
10 Jul.
YYT
St John's
2h 00m
YHZ
Halifax Intl
12 Jul.
YHZ
Halifax Intl
1h 46m
YYT
St John's
Porter Airlines
16 Sep.
YOW
Ottawa
1h 52m
YHZ
Halifax Intl
19 Sep.
YHZ
Halifax Intl
2h 09m
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
9 Sep.
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
1h 41m
YHZ
Halifax Intl
17 Sep.
YHZ
Halifax Intl
3h 23m
1 stop
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Porter Airlines
6 Aug.
YYT
St John's
2h 02m
YHZ
Halifax Intl
13 Aug.
YHZ
Halifax Intl
1h 45m
YYT
St John's
Multiple Airlines
29 Aug.
YOW
Ottawa
3h 12m
1 stop
YHZ
Halifax Intl
30 Aug.
YHZ
Halifax Intl
2h 09m
YOW
Ottawa

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Halifax Intl

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Porter Airlines
16 Sep.
YOW
Ottawa
1h 52m
YHZ
Halifax Intl
Swoop
20 Jul.
YEG
Edmonton
6h 32m
YHZ
Halifax Intl
Multiple Airlines
31 Jul.
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
15h 16m
1 stop
YHZ
Halifax Intl

Which airlines fly to Halifax?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Halifax

Popular options for domestic flights to Halifax include Air Canada, WestJet, Porter Airlines, Sunwing Airlines, and Air Transat.


How to get from the airport to Halifax city centre?

Below you will find all the airports in Halifax along with the distance from the city centre

Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ)

Bus

MetroX runs from the airport into Halifax city centre. Take the #320 bus, which runs every 30 minutes during peak travel and every 60 minutes during non-peak times. The fare is $3.50 CAD for adults and $2.75 CAD for children.

Shuttle

The seasonal Airport Express shuttle runs from May 1 – October 31 for $22 CAD to Downtown Halifax. From November 1 – April 30, the Maritime Bus Coach offers trips to city centre for the same fare.

Car Services

Private airport car services are located curbside at the arrival terminals. A one-way trip to city centre costs approximately $63 CAD for taxi and private limousine.

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Popular routes to Halifax

Most frequently searched flights to Halifax along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Toronto to Halifax Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 01m
Cheapest price
170 C$
St. John's to Halifax Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 00m
Cheapest price
209 C$
Montreal to Halifax Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 29m
Cheapest price
232 C$
Washington to Halifax Flights
Fastest flight time
7h 16m
Cheapest price
256 C$
Detroit to Halifax Flights
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5h 24m
Cheapest price
262 C$
Ottawa to Halifax Flights
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1h 25m
Cheapest price
265 C$
New York to Halifax Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 51m
Cheapest price
266 C$
Raleigh to Halifax Flights
Fastest flight time
6h 51m
Cheapest price
277 C$
Columbus to Halifax Flights
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5h 39m
Cheapest price
284 C$
Dallas to Halifax Flights
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6h 19m
Cheapest price
297 C$
West Palm Beach to Halifax Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 48m
Cheapest price
298 C$
Minneapolis to Halifax Flights
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6h 52m
Cheapest price
311 C$
Memphis to Halifax Flights
Fastest flight time
6h 44m
Cheapest price
322 C$
Charlotte to Halifax Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 19m
Cheapest price
327 C$
Kansas City to Halifax Flights
Fastest flight time
17h 47m
Cheapest price
328 C$
Knoxville to Halifax Flights
Fastest flight time
6h 18m
Cheapest price
339 C$
Atlanta to Halifax Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 11m
Cheapest price
345 C$
Jackson to Halifax Flights
Fastest flight time
15h 17m
Cheapest price
353 C$
Syracuse to Halifax Flights
Fastest flight time
9h 42m
Cheapest price
361 C$
Roanoke to Halifax Flights
Fastest flight time
9h 57m
Cheapest price
366 C$
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How to get around in Halifax?

Halifax transportation is quite convenient and affordable, but walking along the streets and exploring on foot is best. There are numerous hiking and walking trails to try, including walking tours of the city.

Halifax Transit

Halifax Transit offers buses, ferries, and MetroLink throughout Halifax city centre. Transfers are free, and the cash fare ranges from $2.50 – $3.50 CAD for adults and approximately $1.75 – $2.75 CAD for children.

Cycling

Halifax promotes cycling with numerous bike lanes and tours. However, the city does not have their own bike rental program yet, so you will want to rent a bike from a local company like IdealBikes, I Heart Bikes, or MEC. Rental costs vary depending on the duration and type of bike rented.

Taxi

Taxi services operate throughout city centre and popular services include Yellow Cab, Casino Taxi, and Halifax Airport Taxi. The initial fare is $3.20 CAD with a $1.70 CAD per kilometre charge thereafter, and approximately $26 CAD per hour for wait time.


What are the visa and passport requirements when flying to Halifax?

No visa is required for domestic travelers within Canada. For foreign nationals, please check the Government of Canada Immigration website.


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Additional Info and Tips for Visiting Halifax

Things to Do and Places of Interest in Halifax

Waterfront Sights

Halifax is a water destination. Here you will find The Historic Properties, which are old warehouses along the harbour. Walk along the harbour and check out the colourful boats. If it is anchored, you can see the famous Bluenose II and the Theodore Tugboat. While visiting the harbour, stop in at the historic Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.

Farmer’s Market

The Halifax Seaport Farmer’s Market is hosted year-round on the water. Here you can purchase local produce, seafood, cheese, wine, and local crafts.

Be a Lumberjack

Go to the Timber Lounge and learn how to throw an axe while being a lumberjack for the day.

Museums

There are numerous museums and galleries throughout Halifax, including the Museum of Natural History, the Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum, and the Discovery Centre. Across the harbour from Halifax is the Dartmouth Heritage Museum which is worth visiting too.

Tips and Tricks for Visiting Halifax

Plan Around Events and Festivals

Numerous festivals are hosted throughout the year in Halifax, so try to plan your trip around one of them. Some fun festivals you must try to catch are Pride, Dead of Winter Music Festival, and the Halifax International Tattoo Festival.

Embrace Free Activities

Nova Scotia can be costly in general, but there are free activities to enjoy too. Every weekend from June 1 – September 30, the Saint Mary’s Boat Club lets you rent a canoe for 1 hour at no charge. Other attractions that are free include the Halifax Central Library, the Emera Oval, the Halifax Public Gardens, and The Commons. You can also catch a free concert at the Grand Parade & Alderney Landing.

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