Air Travel

Getting to St. John's

When you travel to Newfoundland and Labrador by air, you can reach all areas of the province.  Convenient schedules and flight times help you make your travel plans to suit your interests.

Wherever you start your journey, there's a wide variety of international and connector airlines from which to choose … Air Canada, WestJet, Continental Airlines, Provincial Airlines, and Air Labrador provide seamless travel to and within the province.

Approximate travel times by air:

  • Toronto to St. John's: 3 hours
  • Montréal to St. John's: 2 hours
  • Halifax to St. John's: 1 ½ hours
  • New York to St. John's: 4 hours
  • Boston to St. John's: 3 hours
  • London to St. John's: 5 hours
  • Amsterdam to St. John's (via Halifax): 7 ½ hours

St. John's International Airport is open 24 hours a day, providing numerous daily air travel connections between St. John's and Halifax, Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Western Canada and New York.  For European travelers, there are several flights a week between St. John's and London, England.

Airports within Newfoundland are accessible within a one hour flight from St. John's and it's just a two-hour flight to Labrador.  The St. John's International Airport is 10 minutes from the city centre. Be sure to book your flight to St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador-airport code YYT so that you arrive in the right St. John's!

Make sure you book your flight to St. John's Newfoundland, and NOT
to Saint John, New Brunswick (or you'll be a long boat ride away from your destination!!)

Airport Shuttle Service

There is no airport shuttle service available in St. John's.  Taxi cabs are available at a cost of $20-$25 CND from the airport and $15-$20 to return from the downtown area when you leave.  (The difference is due to a tax at the airport.)

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