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Airport to Hotel Transfer Options

Please note that you must make your own transfer arrangements. Details below can all be found on the Halifax Stanfield International Airport site

BUS #320

Halifax Transit operates its MetroX service from downtown to Halifax Stanfield International Airport. The #320 bus operates every 30 minutes during peak morning (6 am to 9 am) and afternoon (3 pm to 6 pm) times. The regular schedule departs every 60 minutes. Fares are $3.50 for adults/students and $2.75 for children/seniors. Exact fare is required. Change is available at the Security Administration Office on the ground level.  Downtown bus stop : Albemarle St After Duke St  •  Stop ID: 9061 

Bus ride is about 65 minutes to downtown.
Please note there is a 5 minute walk from the bust stop to the Prince George Hotel and and 8 minute walk to the Cambridge Suites hotel.

Route number Route description Route schedule Route map
320 Airport/Fall River Route 320 Schedule Route 320 Map

Airport Car Services

A 30-40 minute drive from airport to hotel. Airport car services are available curbside in the arrivals area for all arriving flights. A one-way trip to Halifax city center is $64.00 by taxi or limousine. Shared ride service may also be available. For more information, check at the Ground Transportation kiosk in the domestic arrivals area.

Click here for a link of car service fares.

Click here for a list of drivers, licensed at Halifax Stanfield International Airport, who offer pre-arranged service. If you don’t have a pre-arranged agreement with a transportation service, or your flight is delayed, this list is provided for your convenience.

Click here for Accessible Taxi Services.

Car Rentals

Car rentals are conveniently located in the Lower Level of the Airport Parkade. Follow the signs in the arrivals area.
List of rental options here

Traveling with Kids

Visit Halifax Stanfield International Airport Kids Fly Zone page for information and helpful hints when traveling with children.

Looking to travel to Halifax by train? Here are the via Rail booking details.

Book Via Rail to Halifax for the “27th Annual Rural & Remote Medicine Course”

Below are the details pertaining to conference fare:


 March 26th  2019  to  April 12th  2019


 From all stations throughout the VIA system to Halifax, Nova Scotia and return.


 Fare applies to a maximum of two passengers per booking.

One complimentary stopover is allowed at no additional charge.

For travel on all fare plans in Business class, the first stopover is allowed at no additional charge, provided that this stopover takes place in Toronto, Montréal or Ottawa only.


 10% off the best available fare in Economy, Economy Plus, Business, Business Plus, Sleeper class. "Subject to the conditions and restrictions of the fare plan to which the additional discount is being applied."


 Discount does not apply in any Escape fares and Prestige Class.


 Participants must reference the event’s VIA convention discount code:  13765


Online booking tips >> You have to log in to your via rail profile, or create one prior to booking. On the Passenger information screen, select "Convention fare" from the “Discount Type” drop-down menu, and enter the discount code for your convention or event in the “Discount code” field. This code has been given to you by the conference organizer 13765  Start here, the conference fare will be shown on the next page.

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