Getting Here

Dalhousie University's Halifax campus is located in the south end of Halifax, about a half-hour drive from the Halifax Stanfield International Airport, and a 15-minute walk to downtown.

Getting to campus

By car

You can get specific directions to your residence and various campuses using our interactive campus map. Select the "Get Directions" tab along the top.

By air

If you are arriving by air, numerous licensed taxi and limo operators are available at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport, as well as various car rental services. Most taxi companies servicing the airport charge a flat rate to travel to the city.

A Metro Transit bus also provides regular service to and from the airport for a flat fee. The special MetroX Bus operates every 30 minutes during peak morning (6 a.m. - 9 a.m.) and afternoon (3 p.m. - 6 p.m.) times, and every 60 minutes during regular hours. The bus will take you as far as downtown Halifax, from where you can then take a cab or another city bus to your final destination. Please see the Metro Transit website for complete routes and schedules.

By train or bus

If you arrive by train or bus, you can take a taxi from the station to Dalhousie University. You could also catch a Metro Transit bus.

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