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    Getting Here & Around

Planes, Trains Ferries & Automobiles

Finding your way to Yarmouth & Acadian Shores in beautiful Nova Scotia, Canada, is easier than you think. See the many transportation options available to you, and then start planning your stay with us!

Arrive by Sea

The CAT Ferry – Maine to Nova Scotia

The fastest way to get from Maine to Nova Scotia, the high-speed CAT ferry takes you between Bar Harbor and Yarmouth in just 3.5 hours. With plenty of onboard amenities and knowledgeable staff and crew, the voyage is more than just fast — it’s also a wonderful way to discover the Atlantic Ocean during your journey.

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Fundy Rose – New Brunswick to Nova Scotia

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. (Then, the short trip from Digby to Yarmouth only takes about an hour via car.)

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Fundy Rose Ferry

Arrive by Land

Driving from Halifax, there are four routes to Yarmouth & 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.
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Arrive by Air

Halifax Stanfield International Airport

Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is just a short three-hour drive away. There are flights from Canada, the United States, and Europe.

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Yarmouth International Airport

Yarmouth International Airport (CYQI) in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, regularly accepts charter and private flights. For more information, please call 902-742-6484, Monday through Friday or visit the airport’s website.

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Rental Information

  • Discount Car and Truck Rentals

    44 Starrs Road, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
    902-881-2883 | View Website

  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car

    123 Starrs Road, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
    902-742-5559 | View Website

  • Straightline Shuttle

    Luxury travel from Yarmouth to Halifax via Straightline Shuttle. Online booking, free wifi and live tracking.

    [email protected] | 902-320-0105 | View Website

Visitor Information

For additional info about Yarmouth & Acadian Shores, visit the Yarmouth Visitor Information Centre, located in the entrance to the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Building on Main Street, Yarmouth.

341 Main Street, Yarmouth, NS B5A 1E7

The Yarmouth Visitor Information Centre has been certified Clean It Right by the Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia.

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