GETTING TO HALIFAX

Join us at the World Trade and Convention Centre (WTCC) in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia for this event!  Most events will take place at the WTCC. Conference housing and some side events will be located within a short distance from the WTCC, around Halifax's beautiful downtown area. Conference coordinators and volunteers will be available to answer questions during your stay in Halifax.

 

By Air

The Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, approximately 20 minutes away from the Convention Centre in the core downtown area. this airport services over 45 non-stop destinations throughout Canada, the United States and further abroad.

A flight route map is available here: YHZ Flights

Transportation options to/from the airport:

See Ground Transportation for information on taxi service, buses, and courtesy shuttles offered by many of the conference hotels. See Car Rentals for companies serving YHZ airport.

  • Driver Dave's - They specialize in airport transportation for Univeristy students, but also offer transportation services around the Halifax area.
  • Taxi/limo - Rates are standardized at $63 to the city center.
  • Airport Shuttle - $22/person or $40 round trip, tickets available for pre-purchase online or at the Ground Transportation Booth at the airport, 30-45 minutes to get downtown
  • Bus #320 - $2.50/person (exact change required), leaves every hour or every half hour depending on the time of day, takes about an hour to get downtown

 

By Bus and/or Train
Maritime bus routes and schedules are available here: 
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Via Rail train routes and schedules are available here: 

 

GETTING AROUND HALIFAX

Halifax is largely a walkable city, with dozens of nearby restaurants, hotels, and activities! Most of our confernece events will be located within a 15-20 minute walk from the WTCC. Halifax Public Transit and various taxi companies also service the downtown area.

Information on Halifax's public transit is available here: Halifax's Public Transit routes and schedules 

To get around Halifax using Halifax Transit, we recommend using an app such as Transit 360.
Google maps on the bus setting also works well.

You can purchase single ticket rides on the bus or discounted 10-ticket passes all around the city. To find out where to purchase tickets and view pricing visit here: Prices and more

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