Getting to Nova Scotia by land air or sea
Getting to Nova Scotia by land air or sea


Sandy Lane
Vacation Rentals
135 Water St
Shelburne, Nova Scotia
B0T 1W0 Canada

tel: 1 902 875 2729
toll-free: 1 800 646 1577
rentals@sandylanevacations.com
www.sandylanevacations.com


Guest Testimonials

We have fallen in love with Nova Scotia.  It was a wonderul week.  We  were able to enjoy many of the amaxing beaches and sights around this area.  We even saw porpoises right outside our cottage!
H. Cranston
RI, USA, 2007
 This cottage is perfect for a relaxing , peaceful and restful vacation. Helen provides you with detailed booklet and recommendations about beaches and restaurants .
Neptunes Rise is fully equipped with everything you want to make your stay a memorable one. Will definitely come back again to this wonderful place.
Mohd
Iqaluit, Canada, 2021 
We had a fantastic time! Such a relaxing atmosphere and inspiring architecture. Sand Hills park was a great beach. Nice warm water. Thank you for sharing your cottage!
G. Wentzell and C. MacLennan
Ottawa, ON, 2005
Castaway Ocean Lodge is an awesome hunnymoon retreat !
Tasha
Crousetown, Canada, 2021

Getting Here

As a travel destination, Southwestern Nova Scotia has something for everyone:  historic importance, outdoor adventure, spectacular scenery, stunning beaches, divine seafood, iconic lighthouses, quirky festivals, unique cultural events and an uncomplicated lifestyle that balances work and family, with fun and friends.

By Land, By Air or By Sea ... It Is Easy To Get Here!

Check out the links below for the different options for traveling to Nova Scotia.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email us.



By Land:

Nova Scotia is connected to the rest of North America by the Trans Canada Highway that enters the province via New Brunswick.

By Air:

The Halifax International Airport is the Atlantic Canadian hub for all domestic, regional and international services.   Scheduled air service into Nova Scotia is available from all major Canadian cities, from all major cities in the United States through connecting hubs at Boston and Newark, and from major European cities through the connecting hub at London. In addition, scheduled charter services are available linking Nova Scotia with many Canadian and European cities.  Visit FlyHalifax.com to view a list of airlines providing flight options to Halifax.

By Sea:

There are 4 car ferries services that connect Nova Scotia to Canada and the USA. 

Arrival By Sea from Portland, USA
Nova Star Cruises: This ferry travels from Portland, Maine, to/from Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. The service starts up in May 2014. 
NOTE: Yarmouth is approximately 60 miles / 95 km or a 1 hour drive to Shelburne

Arrival By Sea from Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Bay Ferries: This ferry travels from Saint John, New Brunswick, to/from Digby, Nova Scotia. Daily year-round service with additional service from mid-June to September. Tickets must be picked up one hour before sailing.  Reservations are recommended.
NOTE: Digby is approximately 125 miles / 200 km or 2.5 hours drive to Shelburne

Arrival by Sea from Newfoundland, Canada
Marine Atlantic Reservations:  This ferry travels from Port-aux-Basques, Newfoundland, to/from North Sydney, Nova Scotia.  Daily year-round service with additional service from mid-June to September. Tickets must be picked up one hour before sailing.  Reservations are recommended.
NOTE:  North Sydney is approximately 400 miles / 644 km or 7 hours drive to Shelburne

Arrival By Sea From Prince Edward Island, Canada
Northumberland Ferries Ltd.:  This ferry offers daily service from May 1 to December from Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island, to Caribou, Nova Scotia.
NOTE: Caribou is approximately 240 miles / 390 km or 4.5 hours drive to Shelburne


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