BNAPEX 2023 HALIFAX 15-17 September 2023

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Travel    En route

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Best Western Plus Dartmouth Hotel & Suites

15 Spectacle Lake Drive, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Hotel information and reservations

The hotel is located in downtown Dartmouth. It is:

  • 0.5 km from the largest shopping district, Dartmouth Crossing
  • 0.5 km from Metro Transit Burnside Drive and Commodore Drive, which are serviced by several bus routes
  • 0.5 km from Spectacle Lake Walking Trail. Trails start at the foot of the hotel and wind through the scenic Spectacle Lake area
  • 7.5 km to Ferry Terminal Park, Dartmouth, providing ferry service to Halifax
  • 10 km from Halifax
  • 13 km from Via Rail Station on Hollis St., Halifax
  • 26 km from Halifax / Stanfield International Airport
Nova Scotia Highway 102 road sign

By car

The best route west to east is the Trans-Canada Highway.

This is Route 2 in New Brunswick and Highway 104 in Nova Scotia. Take Exit 15 near Truro to Highway 102. Exit Highway 102 to Highway 118. Follow the signs for Highway 107/111/Dartmouth/Halifax. Take exit 12 for NS-111 N toward Halifax/Mackay Bridge. Keep right, follow signs for Commodore Drive. Continue on Commodore Drive to the hotel.

  • From the Nova Scotia/New Brunswick border: 2 hours
  • From Fredericton: 4.5 hours
  • From Montreal: 12 hours (the route through Maine in the U.S. takes the same amount of time)
  • From Ottawa: 14 hours
  • From Toronto: 17 hours (19 hours through the U.S.)
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By air

Air Canada, WestJet, Porter Airlines, United Airlines and several discount airlines have flights to and from Halifax Stanfield International Airport.

It is about 30-40 minutes between the airport and the hotel by car. Taxi costs approximately $50-65 depending on the type of car service.

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By train

VIA Rail Halifax Train Station
1161 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS, B3H 2P6


  • Arrivals and departures: 1-888-842-7245
  • Information and reservations: 1-888-842-7245

There is excellent service between Montreal / Quebec City and Halifax along “The Maritime Way” on the VIA Ocean through Riviere-du-loop - Mont-Joli - Campbellton - Bathurst – Moncton - Halifax.

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This page was last modified on 2023-10-02