Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia - Where History Meets Opportunity

Phone: 902.532.2043

Getting to Annapolis Royal

There are a number of ways to reach Annapolis Royal. Below are the most common ways to find us.

GPS Coordinates for Annapolis Royal: N 44.743299 W -65.5091

Approximate Driving Distances:

Only 2 hours from Halifax (about 200 km / 120 miles)
1.5 hours from Yarmouth (145 km / 90 miles)
20 Minutes from Digby (35 km / 20 miles)

Driving Directions:

Via Highway 101: Take Exit 22 and follow Route 8 straight into downtown Annapolis Royal or take Exit 20 and follow Highway 1 until you enter Annapolis Royal at the causeway.

Via Highway 1: When you arrive at the traffic lights, turn North on St. George Street.

Via Route 8: Follow the road straight into downtown Annapolis Royal.

By Air:

Halifax Stanfield International Airport is located approximately 200 kilometres from Annapolis Royal. It contains pre-clearance for U.S. Customs and is the Atlantic Canadian hub for all domestic, regional and international services. Scheduled air service into Nova Scotia is also available.

By Ferry:

Arrive by sea by ferry – where you can come by car, motorcycle, RV, or as a walk-on passenger. The nearest ferry terminals to Annapolis Royal are Digby and Yarmouth, NS.

▪    Bay Ferries – Saint John, NB – Digby, NS and Portland, Maine, USA – Yarmouth, NS (new in 2016)

▪    Northumberland Ferries – Wood Islands, PEI – Caribou, NS

▪    Marine Atlantic Ferries – Argentia/Port aux Basques, NL – North Sydney, NS

Transportation Guide:

NS on the Move has put together a guide to transportation to Annapolis Royal. View a copy of Annapolis on the Move.

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