Local Transportation

The Halifax area is easy to get around, no matter what mode of transportation you choose.

Hop on a bus, shuttle or ferry

Halifax Transit provides a reliable bus service throughout the Halifax Region. Halifax Transit also operates the ferries that run between Halifax and Dartmouth with free transfers connecting to transit buses. 

Visit Halifax Transit for fares, schedules and route maps.

For shuttle service linking downtown Halifax and Dartmouth to the Halifax Stanfield International Airport visit Airport Express

Jump in a cab

Taxicabs are readily available in Halifax and most towns throughout Nova Scotia. While in Halifax you can call Yellow Cab at +1 902-420-0000 for taxi's and vans. For limousine information call World Class Limousine at +1 902-864-4004 or Woods Limousine Service at +1-902-864-8283. Casino Taxi and Yellow Cab are the largest taxi operators.

Rent a car

Renting a car in Halifax is easy. Car rental is available at the airport and several car rental companies throughout the Halifax region.

Take a walk

Halifax is a walkable city with paved sidewalks. A series of walking and hiking trails can be found throughout the region.

Ride a bike

Rent a bike at i heart bikes in Halifax and also check out this bike route network providing greenways and on-road routes with access to on-street bike parking. Helmets must be worn by all bicycle riders across Nova Scotia. 

Take a tour

Experience Nova Scotia through a tour. Our local tour operators know Halifax inside and out. 

Accessible transportation

For information on accessible transportation, tours, dining and more click to our accessibility page