Traveling in NL

Newfoundland and Labrador is vast and many international students sometimes misunderstand just how large our province is. It is important to consider this while looking at your options and deciding where you want to study.

Getting around in the air

9 airports
in Newfoundland and Labrador
There are five airports on the island: St. John’s, Gander, Deer Lake, Stephenville, and St. Anthony. While St. John’s is the main international hub for Newfoundland and Labrador, major airlines fly from Toronto and Halifax to Deer Lake and Gander on a daily basis. It’s about 3.5 hours flying time from Toronto or New York to St. John’s, and just 1.5 hours from Halifax.

Flying to Labrador can be done through the airports in Wabush and Happy Valley-Goose Bay. There are regular flights from Halifax, and smaller airlines fly to Labrador from airports in Québec and the island of Newfoundland many times throughout the day.
61 taxi companies
in Newfoundland and Labrador
There are many taxi services around Newfoundland and Labrador, some consider it the main way of transportation around. Not only will you get to your final destination fast, but you will likely hear a tale from one of the friendly taxi drivers.

Most towns will have their own local taxi services, however, if they don't you can call one of the local companies nearby and they will take you where you need to go.

How does working work?

is the cross Newfoundland bus service
There is a low public transit coverage in Newfoundland and Labrador. Unless your final destination is on the DRL line, you will not find public transit between towns. The only towns in Newfoundland and Labrador with bus service are St. John's, Mount Pearl, Paradise and Corner Brook.