At just $2.75 (exact cash only!), the 15-minute ride across the harbour on the Alderney Ferry from Halifax to Downtown Dartmouth is a must-do Halifax experience for visitors and locals alike.
Expect amazing harbour views, plenty of photo-ops, and transportation to a unique community with an up-and-coming craft beverage scene, exciting food culture, funky boutiques, urban art, and more.
Halifax Transit Ferry Service crosses from the Halifax Waterfront to Dartmouth’s Alderney Landing terminal and to the Woodside terminal every 15 to 30 minutes, depending on the time of day. The ferries take approximately 15 minutes to travel between Dartmouth and Halifax.
Schedules and terminal information are available on the Halifax Transit website.
- $2.75 cash
- Amazing views
- Photo ops
AccessibilityFerry service is accessible.
Meetup LocationHalifax Ferry Terminal, Alderney Ferry Terminal, or Woodside Ferry Terminal
Hours6:30 AM - 11:57 PM
Ask for a TransferTransfers are valid for up to 90 minutes after the end of the route and can be used on all Halifax Transit routes and services.
ParkingBoth locations have Park & Ride lots.
ClosuresNo service Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Good Friday or Easter Sunday
ContactFor general transit inquiries contact 311 or 1-800-835-6428