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Cheap Flights to Nova Scotia
|Most popular in||December||High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||September||Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop|
|Average price||£566||Price for this month|
|Cheapest price||£376||From London to Halifax|
Cheapest prices for Nova Scotia flights by month
When is the best time to fly to Nova Scotia?
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£467 - £803
1 - 24 °C
74 - 134 mm
When is the best time to book flights to Nova Scotia?
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Nova Scotia, you should look to book at least 60 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Nova Scotia?
At the moment, Tuesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Nova Scotia. Sunday is likely to be the most costly.
What time of day is cheapest to fly?
To get the best value, try booking a flight in the evening when visiting Nova Scotia. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the afternoon as these tend to have higher demand.
How long is the flight to Nova Scotia from the UK?
A flight to Nova Scotia from the UK may take as little as 6h 11m. However, there may be additional factors that complicate this and add time. For instance, the departure and arrival airports will play a role, as will whether or not there is a stopover involved in your flight. The most common departure point for UK citizens traveling to Nova Scotia is London Heathrow Airport, which is the UK’s largest and busiest. However, other airports are also available, including London Gatwick, which is slightly less busy than Heathrow. The only international airport in Nova Scotia is Halifax Stanfield International Airport, which is located in Goffs. Yarmouth International Airport is another option for travelers.
Which cities offer direct flights to Nova Scotia from the UK?
Many cities in the UK offer direct flights to Nova Scotia, including London, Edinburgh, Manchester, Belfast, and more. These flights average just over 6h in travel time. However, travelers on a budget may want to add a stopover to save money while increasing travel time. For instance, a stopover in London can increase travel time up to 24h with WestJet, while a stopover at London Gatwick with British Airways will increase travel time to 18h 49m but can save roughly £100 or so on ticket prices. Some of the most common stopover points along this route include France, Amsterdam, London, and Belfast. Note that some stopovers do require changing planes.
What is the best way to get around Nova Scotia?
For most UK travelers, the best way to get around Nova Scotia will be by car. You’ll find car hire options at both major airports in Nova Scotia, as well as throughout major cities like Halifax. The roads are well-maintained and warm-season travel is simple. Public bus lines also operate throughout Nova Scotia and offer slower but more affordable travel options. There is a train, and it connects the cities of Halifax, Truro, Springhill, and Amherst.
What are some things to do in Nova Scotia?
While much of Nova Scotia is rural, you will still find plenty to see and do during a stay. If you’ll be in Halifax, then make time to visit the waterfront boardwalk. The Halifax Public Gardens are also worth a visit. The Canadian Museum of Immigration and Halifax Citadel National Historic Site are also well worth your time. For natural beauty, hit the Cabot Trail, or visit Annapolis Valley.
Do I need a passport to fly to Nova Scotia from the UK?
You will need a passport to enter Nova Scotia from the UK. It must be valid for at least three months after your date of entry, as well. However, you will not require a visa to enter. However, if you intend to remain for a longer period, you should contact the Canadian consulate/embassy to determine if a visa is required and what it will cost.