Nova Scotia Travel Information
Nova Scotia is located in Canada, on the upper east coast of North America, lying between the provinces of New Brunswick (in the west) and Newfoundland (in the northeast).
How do I get there ?
Nova Scotia is easily accessable by Air, Sea or Land.
An international airport is located just outside the capital city of Halifax. There is also an airport located in Sydney which services the island of Cape Breton.
Several ferry services operate in Nova Scotia, offering connection to the surrounding Provinces of New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland.
Nova Scotia is connected to mainland Canada at the New Brunswick border. Travelling the Trans Canada Highway east from New Brunswick will enter Nova Scotia in the Amherst area... from here it is roughly a 2.5 - 3 hour drive to the capital city of Halifax.
Passenger rail service is provided by VIA Rail, with stations in Truro and Halifax.
Visitor Information Centres
There are several Visitor Information Centres located throughout Nova Scotia, staffed by travel counsellors who will help you with travel information and literature (brochures, maps, guides, etc). Just follow the Question Mark ( ? ) signs!
I need more Information !
Nova Scotia operates a free Reservation and Information Service. For more information, or to order your free Nova Scotia Travel Guide, please call: 1-800-565-0000 (within North America). If you are outside of North America, please call 1-902-425-5781, or Email: CheckIn@gov.ns.ca.