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About Halifax

Halifax is the capital of Canada's Nova Scotia province and the largest city of the region with a population of 413,710. Halifax is quite important to the economy of the area with many financial institutions and private sector firms choosing to place their headquarters being located here. It also home to the world's largest natural port and many different colleges and universities, including Saint Mary's University and King's College.

In this small and charming city you can find a wealth of cultural attractions, including museums, churchs, historical works, shopping centers, and night clubs. In particular Citadel Hill, Army Museum, South Magazine, Garrison Cells, St. Paul's Church and the Halifax Clock Tower are some of the most popular destinations for tourists. Halifax is also home to many different festivals throughout the year, including the Atlantic Film Festival, Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo Festival, Halifax Busker Festival, Greekfest, Atlantic Jazz Festival and  Multicultural Festival. Halifax is also famous as being close to where the Titanic sank and you can learn about the maritime history of the area at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. Halifax Stanfield International Airport has connections to many international and Canadian cities. 

Transportation to Halifax City Center from Airport

To reach the city center from Stanfield International Airport, you can take a taxi from or rent a car at the airport. Seasonal shuttle service and a limited number of hotel shuttles are also available as an alternative. On the other hand, it is also possible to reach the city center by taking buses.


From the airport you can take a taxi to Halifax city center for an average of $ 63.

Car Rental

You can find car rental companies on the lower floor of the airport car park. National, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise and Hertz are the car rental companies serving here. You can reach Halifax city center in half an hour from the airport by a rental car according to your budget. You should follow the NS-118 or NS-102 motorway.


At Stanfield International Airport, shuttle service is offered only between May and October. You can use this service to get to the city center for a fee of $ 22.

Hotel Shuttle

A limited number of hotels in Halifax offer airport shuttle service. You can make use of this service, which is charged extra, by making a reservation in advance.


You can reach the city center in about an hour by bus number 320 from the airport. The ticket costs $ 3.50 for adults and $ 2.75 for children.

Last Updated: 14 Aug 2017

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To which airport are the flights to Halifax arranged?

Halifax flights are organized to Shearwater Airport, Halifax Stanfield Intl. Airport.

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