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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, when looking for the cheapest flight to Halifax, try to choose a flight departing in September for the best deal.

When is the best time to book flights to Halifax?

Most flyers found that booking flight tickets 60 days in advance of their planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Halifax.

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

In general, booking your departure to Halifax for a Tuesday represents the best deal on airfare. Try to avoid a Saturday departure to stay away from the highest prices.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly to Halifax?

On average you can find the best deals on plane tickets to Halifax when looking for flights with afternoon departure times.

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.

When is the best time to fly to Halifax?

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.

Which airlines fly to Halifax?

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

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.


Halifax flight deals found on momondo

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Flair Airlines
21 Aug.
YOW
Ottawa
1h 35m
YHZ
Halifax Intl
28 Aug.
YHZ
Halifax Intl
1h 50m
YOW
Ottawa
Swoop
16 Jun.
YHM
Toronto Hamilton
2h 00m
YHZ
Halifax Intl
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YHZ
Halifax Intl
2h 19m
YHM
Toronto Hamilton
Flair Airlines
23 Jul.
YOW
Ottawa
1h 35m
YHZ
Halifax Intl
26 Jul.
YHZ
Halifax Intl
1h 50m
YOW
Ottawa
Swoop
16 Jun.
YHM
Toronto Hamilton
2h 00m
YHZ
Halifax Intl
23 Jun.
YHZ
Halifax Intl
2h 19m
YHM
Toronto Hamilton
Flair Airlines
23 Jul.
YOW
Ottawa
1h 35m
YHZ
Halifax Intl
26 Jul.
YHZ
Halifax Intl
1h 50m
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
15 Aug.
YOW
Ottawa
1h 35m
YHZ
Halifax Intl
22 Aug.
YHZ
Halifax Intl
1h 50m
YOW
Ottawa

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Toronto Pearson Intl
2h 05m
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Halifax Intl
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Toronto Hamilton
2h 00m
YHZ
Halifax Intl
Porter Airlines
10 Jun.
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
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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.

Rental Cars

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Popular routes to Halifax

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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.