Getting Here

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 for the Carnival, Stay for a Visit !

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.

Travelling by Land

Highways from all points in the U.S. and Canada join the Trans Canada Highway from New Brunswick into Nova Scotia.

Travelling by Rail

Passenger trains are operated by Via Rail. The nearest passenger train station is location in Truro, approximately 35 minutes from Pictou.

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.
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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.
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