St. John’s is the closest Canadian province to Europe, and has the same latitude as Paris and Seattle, which means St. John’s harbour is a haven for transatlantic travellers and a bustling commercial port.
By Car – Touring St. John’s and Area
If coming by car, Marine Atlantic Ferries depart from North Sydney, Nova Scotia and arrive on the west coast of the island at Port aux Basques or on the east coast in Argentina, NL, which is a scenic two-hour drive from St. John’s. If you would like to tour St. John’s and area, car rentals are a great option.
139 Airport Road, St. John’s, NL A1A 4Y3
By Air – Direct flights & St. John’s International Airport
You can also fly on one of the many carriers into St. John’s, including: Air Canada, Porter Airlines, PAL Airlines, Sunwing, Air Transat, and WestJet.
Direct flights to St. John’s International Airport
Halifax: 1.5 hours
Montreal: 2.5 hours
Ottawa: 3 hours
Toronto: 3 hours
Edmonton: 5 hours
Calgary: 5.5 hours
London, UK: 5 hours