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Travel Restriction Alert

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak may impact travel to Nova Scotia. Current restrictions to Nova Scotia are based on Canada travel restrictions.
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Cheapest flights to cities in Nova Scotia

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Halifax
Halifax

Useful information for your flight to Nova Scotia

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to Nova Scotia

What is the cheapest flight I can find to Nova Scotia?

For prices as low as $94/pp, you can find flights to Nova Scotia depending on where you are departing from. On average, flights to Nova Scotia cost $653/pp.

What is the best airport to fly into to visit Halifax?

Halifax is about 91% more popular to visit than any other city in Nova Scotia, according to momondo users. When visiting Halifax, it is recommended to fly into Halifax Airport, where you can typically get the cheapest prices and the most convenient travel options into the city.

What are the most popular landmarks in Nova Scotia?

The most often visited landmarks in Nova Scotia are Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Point Pleasant Park, and Halifax World Trade and Convention Centre, among many others that can be found in the area.

I plan on visiting Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Which airport is the quickest drive?

The closest airport to Cape Breton Highlands National Park is Sydney, Nova Scotia Airport, and would make for the quickest drive. For those interested in a secondary airport to fly into, consider looking at flights heading to La Vernière Airport.

What is the weather like in Nova Scotia?

Nova Scotia typically has a temperature range from 23 °F(January) to 66.2 °F(August). Those looking to avoid rain and/or snow while visiting Nova Scotia should plan their trip in August, July, or July, as these months are relatively less likely to have precipitation.


What are the current travel restrictions for Nova Scotia?

Currently, Canada travel restrictions include travel to Nova Scotia.

Entry restrictions

Canada has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals. Travelers who are not Canadian citizens, permanent residents or people registered under the Indian Act may only enter Canada for essential purposes. Entrance will be denied to people traveling for tourism, sightseeing, recreation, entertainment, social visits or religious functions. Canada has suspended all flights to and from the UK until January 6. Foreign nationals who are eligible to travel to Canada are immediate/extended family members of a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, person who is authorized by the Public Health Agency of Canada to travel to Canada for compassionate reasons, person who is authorized by the Deputy Minister of Canadian Heritage to travel to Canada for the purpose of an International Single Sport Event, temporary foreign workers, international students, person approved to become a permanent resident, transiting passengers, members of the Canadian forces, accredited diplomats and their immediate family members, air and marine crew members, French citizens who live in Saint-Pierre and Miquelon and have been in only Canada. Immediate family members of a national or permanent resident of Canada must be traveling to be with the national or permanent resident and intending to stay in Canada for 15 days or more. Extended family members of a national or permanent resident of Canada must be traveling to be with the national or permanent resident, intending to stay in Canada for 15 days or more and have a written authorization from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

Entry requirements

All passengers five years of age or older, must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure. Travelers without a negative test will be denied to board their flight. Travelers from a country where PCR testing is unavailable will be required to report to a designated Public Health Agency of Canada quarantine facility for the duration of their mandatory 14-day quarantine. Delays in obtaining test results does not apply. Those exempted from this requirement include children who are not five years of age or older, other exemptions includes, a crew member or a person who seeks to enter Canada only to become such a crew member, emergency service providers, technical stops – flights refueling. From February 1, in addition to the mandatory pre-departure test for travelers arriving in Canada by air, all international passengers flying into Toronto Pearson airport are required to take a further COVID-19 test on arrival. Travelers are subject to health screening. Travelers showing symptoms of COVID-19 will not be allowed to board their flight. Non-medical face masks or face coverings are required for all flights to and from Canadian airports, and within airport terminals. Anyone who cannot wear a face mask for medical reasons must be in possession of a medical certificate. Travelers are required to submit their information digitally through Canada’s ArriveCAN app before they board their flight. This includes travel and contact information, quarantine plan and COVID-19 symptom self-assessment. They must have evidence that they have submitted their details digitally. Travelers must have a plan to quarantine for 14 days when they arrive in Canada (including a suitable place of quarantine, how to get to their destination, get groceries and access essential services and medical care). Check the Government of Canada website for more information. Foreign nationals traveling to Canada for a compassionate reason must get authorization from the Public Health Agency of Canada. Foreign nationals traveling without an advance written approval for an exemption of a border restriction may be denied entry into Canada.

Quarantine requirements

Travelers are subject to a 14-day mandatory quarantine, this includes a mandatory 3 night pre-paid booking at a government-authorized hotel, at their own expense (approximately 2,000 CAD) and take a COVID-19 molecular test on arrival at their own cost. Towards the end the quarantine period, travelers will be required to take another COVID-19 test. they will be required to stay in their place of quarantine until they receive a negative test result. Certain persons are exempt from the mandatory quarantine requirement when entering Canada for the purposes of performing an essential job or function as identified in the Order under the Quarantine Act. Exemption will be validated for each entry into Canada.

Transiting rules

Before traveling passengers must make their travel arrangements to transit through Canada well in advance, make flights and connections as direct as possible to limit their contact in Canada; multiple domestic connections may not be considered appropriate, make connections that are as short as possible; if their connecting flight is more than 24 hours apart they will need to quarantine (self-isolate) until their next flight. Transiting passengers must remain in the secure transit area of a Canadian airport to complete their connection. Should they need to leave the airport or the secure transit area due to a flight cancellation or delay, they become subject to mandatory quarantine until their flight departs, comply with any guidelines provided by the Airport Authority and follow all flight requirements, follow the provincial and territorial restrictions, depending where they are transiting through.

All other info

Only Toronto Pearson (YYZ), Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau (YUL), Calgary International Airport (YYC) and Vancouver International Airport (YVR) are operating international flights. Domestic flights, as well as flights from Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon and cargo-only flights will remain exempt.

If you are planning to travel to Nova Scotia at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Popular cities and sights

Looking to visit Nova Scotia? Check out these cities and spend time seeing some of the most popular sights in Nova Scotia.
Halifax
Nova Scotia

Museum of Natural History
Town Hall
Province House
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Fairview Cemetery

Airports in Nova Scotia

There are many options when flying to Nova Scotia. Here you can see the price and the destinations in a map

Cheapest flight routes to Nova Scotia

These routes have the cheapest flights to Nova Scotia found by momondo users in United States
Departing Destination Best Price
Newark Halifax $288
Chicago Halifax $300
Washington Halifax $302
Baltimore Halifax $344
Columbus Halifax $344
Philadelphia Halifax $355
New York Halifax $356
Cedar Rapids Halifax $362
Orlando Halifax $368
Raleigh Halifax $371

Popular routes to Nova Scotia

Most frequently searched flights to Nova Scotia along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Newark to Halifax Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 51m
Cheapest price
$288
Washington to Halifax Flights
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5h 43m
Cheapest price
$302
Chicago to Halifax Flights
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6h 32m
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$326
Philadelphia to Halifax Flights
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6h 14m
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$355
Orlando to Halifax Flights
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6h 02m
Cheapest price
$368
Raleigh to Halifax Flights
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5h 44m
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$371
Boston to Halifax Flights
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1h 41m
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$374
Charlotte to Halifax Flights
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5h 19m
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$377
Dallas to Halifax Flights
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9h 04m
Cheapest price
$414
Cleveland to Halifax Flights
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20h 45m
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$426
St. Louis to Halifax Flights
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8h 12m
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$431
Los Angeles to Halifax Flights
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8h 16m
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$447
Atlanta to Halifax Flights
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6h 48m
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$455
Seattle to Halifax Flights
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10h 37m
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$460
Phoenix to Halifax Flights
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13h 49m
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$478
Pittsburgh to Halifax Flights
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Cheapest price
$478
Minneapolis to Halifax Flights
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7h 08m
Cheapest price
$486
San Francisco to Halifax Flights
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8h 17m
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$486
Denver to Halifax Flights
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18h 48m
Cheapest price
$539
Tampa to Halifax Flights
Fastest flight time
9h 26m
Cheapest price
$545
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