Halifax Transit route 8 'Sackville'

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8 Sackville
Halifax Transit Logo.png
Created 2019
Types of Busses Used Nova Bus LFS Artic
New Flyer D40LF
New Flyer DE60LFR
Number of Branches 1
Route Type Corridor
Distance -
Ridership (2020) 1516 (weekdays)
Mid-day/Evening every 20-30 minutes
Peak periods every 20-30 minutes
Late Night every 30 minutes
Saturdays every 30 minutes
Sunday/Holidays every 30 minutes

8 Sackville SmallAccessible.gif is a bus route operated by Halifax Transit in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Route Details

This route is a heavily used corridor route. The route travels between the Scotia Square Bus Terminal in Downtown Halifax, to the Sackville Terminal in Lower Sackville via the Bedford Highway. The route was implemented as part of Halifax Transit's Moving Forward Together Plan. It was designed to replace former route 80 Sackville. As it is a corridor route, it provides high service during to main arteries of the city during the day.


The route 8 was implemented on November 21, 2021 as part of Halifax Transit's Moving Forward Together Plan.

Destination signs

Destination Sign Description
8 SACKVILLE TERMINAL Outbound to Sackville Terminal
Inbound to Scotia Square

Terminals and Major Stops

The route 8 services the following terminals and major stops: