Map of Pictou
Coordinates: 45 40' 34.52"N 62 42' 37.54"W
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The Province of Nova Scotia is well served by an extensive series of arterial highways, designated the "100" series. The main highway within Pictou County is the 104 Trans Canada Highway which feeds into points throughout the United States and Canada. There are roughly 96.5 kms of Trans Canada highway passing through the centre of the County. TCH 104 links New Glasgow to Truro, Halifax, Moncton (and points West) on twinned highway and also links New Glasgow to Antigonish and Cape Breton. Taking Exit 22 off the TCH 104 leads unto the TCH 106 which travels directly to Pictou, 17 kms.
Travel Distances and Time
From Pictou, Pictou County
PEI Ferry (Caribou)
Halifax International Airport
North Sydney (Cape Breton)
2 1/2 hrs
3 1/2 hrs
Halifax International Airport is approximately 150 km from Pictou. There are daily flights from Boston, Toronto, Montreal with connections to any major airport in North America and Europe to Halifax.
From Wood Islands, PEI to Caribou, Nova Scotia, the ferry takes approximately 75 minutes to cross the Northumberland Strait. Come to Nova Scotia by a mini cruise. There are car ferries from Maine, USA to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Comfortable car ferry trips range from one to two-hour voyage to an overnight special with accommodations and entertainment. Visit: Northumberland Ferries Limited for more information or call at 1-888-249-7245.