Shuttles and Transfers

Airport and Ground Transportation Transfer Information

RVC2018 Hosts, Tourism Nova Scotia and Destination Halifax are pleased to provide complimentary airport transfers and ground transportation during RVC.

Airport Transfers

Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) to official RVC hotels:

    • Saturday, May 12: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
      Every 30 minutes on the hour and half-hour
  • Sunday, May 13: 10:00 am to 06:00 pm
    Every 30 minutes on the hour and half-hour

Please approach the RVC 2018 Welcome Booth in the arrivals area for direction to the next departing shuttle.

Halifax Convention Centre to Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ):

  • Wednesday, May 16: Reservations Required. Please register at the RVC Host Desk located in the Argyle Foyer before Tuesday, May 15th at 10:00 am.  Two possible departures at 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm

Official RVC Hotels to Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ): 

  • Wednesday, May 16: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
    **Approximately every 30 minutes
  • Thursday, May 17: 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
    **Approximately every 30 minutes

**Departure schedules will be posted in lobbies of all official RVC hotels and at the Halifax Convention Centre.

Should you arrive or depart outside of the official RVC schedule there are a number of transport options to the city including public transit, commercial shuttle service, taxi and limousine services and car rental companies.

Please note that the Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) is located 40 minutes from downtown Halifax.  You can anticipate an additional 15-20 minute delay during the morning and afternoon rush periods.

Taxi and Limousine Services
Taxi and limousine services are available curbside in the arrivals area for all arriving flights. A one-way trip to Halifax city centre is approximately $63 including taxes (excluding driver gratuity), by taxi or limousine.

Please click here for more information on accessible transportation.

Halifax Transit (MetroX 320 with Airport Service)
Halifax’s public transit system, Halifax Transit, provides bus service from the airport to Halifax’s downtown core. Buses feature luggage racks, air-conditioning, and bike racks. Buses departing from the airport to downtown begin service at 5:45 am Monday – Friday and run every half hour. On weekends, buses departing from the airport to downtown begin service at 5:15 am and run every 30 minutes. Halifax Transit does not offer services past midnight.

Halifax Transit bus fares may only be paid in exact change:
– Adult: $2.50
– Senior and Child: $1.75
– Student: $2.50

Click here to view current bus schedules.

Halifax Airport Shuttle
The Halifax Airport Shuttle is the easiest and most cost effective way to get to and from the airport in Halifax. The shuttle will pick you up from the airport and take you to the front entrance of your hotel, as well as pick you up from the hotel lobby and bring you to the airport for your departure.

Reservations only. One-way: $22, or Return-trip at $40. Children under 12 free. Prices include tax.

Click here to make advance reservations.

Car Rental Companies
All major car rental companies (Budget/Hertz, Avis, National / Alamo, Dollar / Thrifty, and Enterprise) have sales counters conveniently located in the Lower Level of the Airport Parkade

Click here to view list of car rental companies and their contact information.


Daily Shuttles to/from Official RVC Hotels and Halifax Convention Centre and Shuttles for RVC Hospitality Events

Complimentary shuttles will be provided to / from official RVC Hotels, the Halifax Convention Centre and official RVC hospitality events.

Offical RVC Hotels to Halifax Convention Centre (continuous) Halifax Convention Centre to Official RVC hotels (continuous)
Sunday, May 13 7:30 am to 5:30 pm 7:30 am to 5:30 pm
Monday, May 14 7:30 am to 8:45 am 4:45 pm to 5:30 pm
Tuesday, May 15 7:45 am to 8:45 am 4:45 pm to 5:30 pm
Wednesday, May 16 7:45 am to 8:45 am 4:45 pm to 6:30 pm


Shuttles for RVC Hospitality Events 

Sunday, May 13: Welcome to Canada Reception at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. Continuous service from 6:15 pm to 8:30 pm.

Tuesday, May 15: Host Destination “Atlantic Canada Night” at the Cunard Centre.  Continuous service from 6:15 pm to 6:45 pm.  Return shuttles begin at 9:00 pm.

IMPORTANT – Please note that shuttle services are offered exclusively to and from official RVC hotels. Should you decide to reserve a hotel room in a non-official hotel, you are responsible for your own transportation.

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