Getting here

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We are happy that you are considering travel to Dorje Denma Ling. The Halifax International airport is the just over an hour from Dorje Denma Ling. In order to assist you in your travel plans we have provided information about ride sharing, driving directions, public ground transportation options and rental cars. Please note that Dorje Denma Ling does not have the staff resources to coordinate travel arrangements. 

Ride Sharing

Maritime Ride Share This is a public ride share serving many parts of Atlantic Canada.

Shambhala Network: By logging into your Shambhala International account you can access multiple groups for Ride Share help.  You may want to post a request on the Ride Share board, or in the Altantic Canada group. If you are not already a member of these groups, you may need to join.  


Driving Directions from Halifax/ Halifax International Airport to Dorje Denma Ling:

  • From Halifax or the airport – enter highway 102 heading North in the direction of Truro.

  • Keep driving past two Truro exits (Truro Heights, exit 13 and Truro Bible Hill, exit 14).  Do not take these exits.

  • Take exit 14A in the direction of Onslow/Tatamagouche.

  • Exit ramp 14A rises to the top of a hill, at the peak turn right onto Onslow Rd towards Tatamagouche.

  • Follow Onslow Rd for aproximately 4km.

  • Then turn left onto highway 311.

  • Travel along highway 311 for about 40km until you reach Balmoral Road.

  • Turn left onto Balmoral RoadThe landmark for the turn is a large white church on the left at the intersection of Balmoral Road and Highway 311. (Please note that Balmoral Road appears on the right side of the road before you reach the left turn.)

  • Dorje Denme Ling in located about 300 meters up on your left.

  • Turn left into our gravel driveway and follow it until you see the Dorje Denma Ling buildings and a short term parking lot on your right. You can walk up the hill and enter the main office the left.

Car Rentals

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Discount Car and Truck Rentals

Budget Halifax Downtown Rent-A-Car


Hertz Rent a Car

Thrifty Car Rental

Public Transit

Halifax Airport to Truro:

Maritime Bus

Telephone: (Halifax) 902.429.2029 or (Truro) 902.895.0313

Via Rail Canada

Telephone (toll-free): 1 888 842-7245

Taxis from Truro to Dorje Denma Ling:

  • Truro Taxi – (902) 895-4999 or 4977 (van available for small groups)

  • Layton’s Taxi – (902) 895-4471 (van available for small groups)