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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
Swoop
14 Jan.
YHM
Toronto Hamilton airport
2h 32m
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
Swoop
16 Jan.
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
2h 32m
YHM
Toronto Hamilton airport
153 CAD
Swoop
Swoop
10 Apr.
YHM
Toronto Hamilton airport
2h 00m
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
Swoop
14 Apr.
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
2h 23m
YHM
Toronto Hamilton airport
178 CAD
Swoop
Swoop
19 Mar.
YHM
Toronto Hamilton airport
2h 03m
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
Swoop
22 Mar.
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
2h 23m
YHM
Toronto Hamilton airport
198 CAD
Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines
15 Apr.
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
1h 41m
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
Porter Airlines
18 Apr.
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
2h 05m
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
255 CAD
Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines
28 Dec.
YYT
St John's airport
2h 10m
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
Porter Airlines
02 Jan.
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
1h 45m
YYT
St John's airport
268 CAD
Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines
29 Mar.
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
1h 41m
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
Porter Airlines
01 Apr.
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
2h 05m
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
285 CAD
Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines
15 Apr.
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
1h 41m
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
Porter Airlines
18 Apr.
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
2h 05m
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
255 CAD
Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines
29 Mar.
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
1h 41m
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
Porter Airlines
01 Apr.
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
2h 05m
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
285 CAD
Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines
14 Feb.
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
1h 41m
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
Porter Airlines
16 Feb.
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
2h 05m
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
299 CAD
Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines
28 Dec.
YYT
St John's airport
2h 10m
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
Porter Airlines
02 Jan.
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
1h 45m
YYT
St John's airport
268 CAD
Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines
14 Feb.
YOW
Ottawa airport
1h 52m
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
Porter Airlines
17 Feb.
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
2h 18m
YOW
Ottawa airport
292 CAD
Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines
29 Feb.
YOW
Ottawa airport
1h 52m
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
Porter Airlines
03 Mar.
YHZ
Halifax Intl airport
2h 18m
YOW
Ottawa airport
296 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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153 CAD
Montreal to Halifax Flights
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1h 29m
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255 CAD
St. John's to Halifax Flights
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2h 02m
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268 CAD
Ottawa to Halifax Flights
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1h 35m
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289 CAD
New York to Halifax Flights
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5h 02m
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289 CAD
London to Halifax Flights
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4h 54m
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395 CAD
Deer Lake to Halifax Flights
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1h 37m
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414 CAD
Winnipeg to Halifax Flights
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3h 23m
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416 CAD
Washington to Halifax Flights
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4h 00m
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420 CAD
Raleigh to Halifax Flights
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4h 28m
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447 CAD
Baltimore to Halifax Flights
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5h 09m
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457 CAD
Indianapolis to Halifax Flights
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5h 56m
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462 CAD
Minneapolis to Halifax Flights
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6h 49m
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464 CAD
Boston to Halifax Flights
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1h 36m
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465 CAD
Chicago to Halifax Flights
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5h 11m
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489 CAD
Detroit to Halifax Flights
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6h 43m
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507 CAD
Philadelphia to Halifax Flights
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2h 23m
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509 CAD
Fort Lauderdale to Halifax Flights
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3h 40m
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511 CAD
Syracuse to Halifax Flights
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11h 44m
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514 CAD
Québec City to Halifax Flights
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4h 34m
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518 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.