The fastest way to get from Maine to Nova Scotia, the high-speed CAT ferry takes you between Portland and Yarmouth in just 5.5 hours. With plenty of onboard amenities and knowledgeable staff and crew, the journey is more than just fast, it’s a way to discover the Atlantic en route.



Save time, fuel and hours behind the wheel on your next journey from Saint John, New Brunswick to Digby, Nova Scotia aboard the MV Fundy Rose. Spend less time driving and more time relaxing with a variety of onboard amenities and incredible views of the world famous Bay of Fundy.


Arrive By Land

Driving from Halifax, there are four routes to Yarmouth and Acadian Shores.

  • Take Highway 101 from Halifax and head west via the Annapolis Valley.
  • Follow scenic route #1 along the Annapolis Valley and Fundy Shore south from Halifax.
  • Take Highway 103 from Halifax and head west via the South Shore.
  • Follow scenic route #3 south from Halifax along the South Shore.

Arrive By Air

Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) in Halifax, Nova Scotia is just a short three-hour drive away. There are daily flights from Canada, the USA, and Europe. Visit them online at

Yarmouth International Airport regularly accepts charter and private flights. For more information, please call (902) 742-6484 (Monday through Friday) or visit:

Visitor Information

228 Main St., Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

(902) 742-5033

Discount Car and Truck Rentals

     44 Starrs Rd., Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

     (902) 881-2883


Enterprise Rent-A-Car

     123 Starrs Rd, Yarmouth, 

     (902) 742-5559


Mariner Shuttle

     Yarmouth to Halifax Airport with stops along the North Shore

     (902) 586-8302 (local)