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The Town of Pictou is the beautiful seaside gem of the Northumberland Shore of Nova Scotia. Once you get here, you may never want to leave - Come Experience Pictou!
Travelling by Air
If you're arriving by air, you'll most likely be flying into Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ). Located 1 1/2 hours from Pictou.
From Halifax Stanfield International Airport
Travelling by Land
Highways from all points in the U.S. and Canada join the Trans Canada Highway from New Brunswick into Nova Scotia.
From New Brunswick
From The PEI (Confederation) Bridge
From Cape Breton
Travelling by Rail
Passenger trains are operated by Via Rail. The nearest passenger train station is location in Truro, approximately 35 minutes from Pictou.
Travelling by Ferry
The CAT: Portland, Maine to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
The fastest way to get from Maine to Nova Scotia is The CAT. The new high-speed ferry service runs from Portland, Maine to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. You'll experience the Maritimes the way they're meant to be seen - by sea! The CAT is fast, with a crossing time of just 5.5 hours.
From Yarmouth Ferry
MV Fundy Rose: Saint John, New Brunswick to Digby, Nova Scotia
Need to get from New Brunswick to Nova Scotia? Then take a voyage from Saint John, New Brunswick to Digby, Nova Scotia with Bay Ferries Ltd., and you'll save time, fuel and hours behind the wheel. Once onboard Bay Ferries' MV Fundy Rose, you'll have a variety of amenities and a full range of services, plus incredible views of the world famous Bay of Fundy.
From Digby Ferry
Northumberland Ferries Ltd.
Take a voyage across the beautiful Northumberland Strait with Northumberland Ferries Ltd., and enjoy a variety of onboard amenities, full range of services, and some of the most spectacular views on earth.
From The PEI Ferry (Nova Scotia Terminal)