The cheapest form of long distance travel is by bus. Acadia Lines (902 454-9321) is the long distance bus company in Nova Scotia.
Airport Bus Transport
AirBus shuttle service to and from various hotels in the Metro Area s provided by Zincks Bus Company (902 873-2091). 21 daily departures run from 08:00 - 23:00. Regular fares are $16.00 (Canadian) each way. Children under 10 years, accompanied by an adult, ride for free. Maritimes Bus/Coach Atlantic (1-800-575-1807) provides province-wide bus service from Halifax International Airport with several departures daily for Sydney, Annapolis Valley, Yarmouth, Truro and even Prince Edward Island. Acadian also connects to out-of-province and international (US) bus lines. Sydney (for example) costs $63 one way, Moncton $47, Saint John $71, and Montreal $133.
Reliable Shuttle Bus Service (902-435-3434 or 1-866-435-3434) provides an 8 am shuttle to Sydney on Cape Breton (5 pm return departure) for $45 one-way and $70 return.
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