From the airport

It is possible to take a bus, a shuttle bus, or a taxi from the Halifax International Airport. The airport is located 35 km (22 miles) outside of Halifax. All prices below are in Canadian Dollars.

The MetroX bus service (#320) goes from the Halifax Airport to downtown Halifax and costs $3.50. The bus comes either every 30 or 60 minutes depending on arrival time and day of the week. Only limited luggage is acceptable on the bus.

The Halifax Airport Express Shuttle Service offers shuttle rides to downtown Halifax for $22/one way and $40/round trip. Reservations must be made in advance.

The 35-45 minute taxi ride from Halifax International Airport to downtown Halifax should cost around $55.

Getting Around Halifax

Here is a simple map that shows the location of the meeting at the WTCC and several nearby hotels as well as the Scotia Square Mall with a food court. The blue line is the enclosed pedestrian walkway.

This is another map that is a bit more detailed and covers a larger section of downtown Halifax.

This is a Google Map of Halifax showing restaurants and things to do.

Visa information

According to your citizenship, a visa may be required to enter Canada. Please consult the following website to learn how to obtain a visa.

You can also contact the Canadian Consulate in your country.

Please contact Megan Scanderbeg (mscanderbeg@ucsd.edu) if you need an official invitation letter to the meeting in order to obtain a visa to Canada.