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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.


Halifax flight deals found on momondo

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Swoop
YHM
13 Dec.
Toronto Hamilton airport
2h 32m
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
Swoop
YHZ
07 Jan.
Halifax Intl airport
2h 32m
YHM
Toronto Hamilton airport
157 CAD
Swoop
Swoop
YHM
28 Jan.
Toronto Hamilton airport
2h 32m
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
Swoop
YHZ
31 Jan.
Halifax Intl airport
2h 32m
YHM
Toronto Hamilton airport
157 CAD
Swoop
Swoop
YHM
14 Feb.
Toronto Hamilton airport
2h 32m
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
Swoop
YHZ
16 Feb.
Halifax Intl airport
2h 32m
YHM
Toronto Hamilton airport
157 CAD
Swoop
Swoop
YHM
13 Mar.
Toronto Hamilton airport
2h 03m
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
Swoop
YHZ
22 Mar.
Halifax Intl airport
2h 23m
YHM
Toronto Hamilton airport
157 CAD
Swoop
Swoop
YHM
03 Dec.
Toronto Hamilton airport
2h 32m
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
Swoop
YHZ
06 Dec.
Halifax Intl airport
2h 32m
YHM
Toronto Hamilton airport
217 CAD
Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines
YUL
16 Nov.
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
1h 41m
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
Porter Airlines
YHZ
23 Nov.
Halifax Intl airport
2h 05m
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
222 CAD
Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines
YUL
16 Nov.
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
1h 41m
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
Porter Airlines
YHZ
23 Nov.
Halifax Intl airport
2h 05m
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
222 CAD
Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines
YUL
06 Dec.
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
1h 41m
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
Porter Airlines
YHZ
09 Dec.
Halifax Intl airport
2h 05m
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
285 CAD
Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines
YYT
01 Dec.
St John's airport
2h 10m
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
Porter Airlines
YHZ
07 Dec.
Halifax Intl airport
1h 45m
YYT
St John's airport
252 CAD
Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines
YOW
08 Nov.
Ottawa airport
1h 52m
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
Porter Airlines
YHZ
11 Nov.
Halifax Intl airport
2h 09m
YOW
Ottawa airport
274 CAD
Swoop
Swoop
YHM
13 Mar.
Toronto Hamilton airport
2h 03m
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
Swoop
YHZ
22 Mar.
Halifax Intl airport
2h 23m
YHM
Toronto Hamilton airport
157 CAD
Air Canada
Air Canada
YYZ
24 Dec.
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
2h 01m
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
Air Canada
YHZ
31 Dec.
Halifax Intl airport
2h 33m
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
388 CAD

Which airlines fly 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 Intl
26 km from 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
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1h 59m
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156 CAD
St. John's to Halifax Flights
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2h 02m
Cheapest price
248 CAD
Montreal to Halifax Flights
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1h 41m
Cheapest price
266 CAD
Ottawa to Halifax Flights
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1h 50m
Cheapest price
286 CAD
New York to Halifax Flights
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5h 14m
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349 CAD
Charlotte to Halifax Flights
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5h 10m
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383 CAD
Boston to Halifax Flights
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1h 36m
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392 CAD
London to Halifax Flights
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4h 22m
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395 CAD
Gander to Halifax Flights
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1h 55m
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398 CAD
Miami to Halifax Flights
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6h 05m
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405 CAD
Detroit to Halifax Flights
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4h 46m
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407 CAD
Grand Rapids to Halifax Flights
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7h 39m
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411 CAD
Deer Lake to Halifax Flights
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1h 32m
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413 CAD
Washington to Halifax Flights
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4h 01m
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425 CAD
Atlanta to Halifax Flights
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5h 04m
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438 CAD
Edmonton to Halifax Flights
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4h 34m
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453 CAD
Chicago to Halifax Flights
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6h 41m
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468 CAD
Baltimore to Halifax Flights
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5h 16m
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472 CAD
Sudbury to Halifax Flights
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5h 00m
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479 CAD
Raleigh to Halifax Flights
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5h 00m
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488 CAD
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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.