Province of Newfoundland and Labrador Transportation

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Province of Newfoundland and Labrador Transportation

  • DRL Coachlines

    If you are travelling to St John's from other parts of Newfoundland by coach, then the DRL Coachlines is your only option. There is only one coach from Port Aux Basque to St John's every day and the same goes for the other direction. There are many stops along the way and the fees vary according to the distance travelled. Generally, the coaches are...

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  • Water taxi across Bonne Bay

    If you need to get from the town of Norris Point to Woody Point across Bonne Bay at Gros Morne National Park, the best way is by the water taxi operated by Bon Tours. This is a 15 minute boat ride, and more information are on their official website below. Bon Tours also operate several water tours of Gros Morne National Park, but please note that...

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  • Provincial Ferry System!

    The Labrador region also relies heavily on the provincial ferry system in the summer and fall seasons. You can come into the Happy Valley - Goose Bay area via Lewisporte using the MV Sir Robert Bond vessel or into the Labrador Straits region via St. Barbe, Newfoundland using the MV Apollo. Depending on your routing or trip plans they are both nice...

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  • Watch out for moose!

    Be on the lookout when driving anywhere in Newfoundland. Moose are everywhere, not just in Gros Morne. Collisions with adult moose are often fatal (for you, not necessarily the moose) and even a juvenile moose can total your car! Be especially careful on curvy roads, around dawn/dusk, or in the spring when blackflies can drive moose from the...

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  • Parsons and Sons Transportation

    Parsons & Sons is a School Bus & Motor Coach company in Eastern Newfoundland. With 10 full sized motor coach, 1 mini coach and 24 conventional school buses we are able to service groups of all sizes. Whether you need the comfort of a motor coach or the economy of a school bus, we have what you’re looking for! Call us for a price quote today or...

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  • Winter Roads!!

    In the winter time if you are driving in car it is important to pay close attention to the winter conditions. Heavy snowfalls are common and certain areas especially in the coastal regions can cause havoc and lengthy road closures during the winter season.Here in this picture it looks more like a snow tunnel but there is actually a road there and...

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  • Bus Service aound the Island

    Bailey's bus service: Cornerbrook - Deer Lake - Baie Verte 532-4642DRL coachlines Port au basques - St John's 1-888-263-1854Eddy's bus service: Cornerbrook - Stephenville 643-2134Gateway Shuttle Cornerbrook - Port-Au-Basques 695-9700Martin's bus service: Cornerbrook to Trout River 453-2207Martin's bus service: Rocky Harbour - Cornerbrook...

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  • Newfoundland by Marine Atlantic Ferry

    There are a few cabins available on the ferries, but we hadn't booked one not expecting a six hour delay and an overnight trip! We bundled up and slept for a few hours on the top deck, chilly but pleasant after a few of Newfoundland's Black Horse beers in the lounge. Only after watching the sunset during our departure.The ferry is large, and the...

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  • Viking Express

    Viking Express is the name of the only bus service to run the entire Viking Trail, from Corner Brook to St. Anthony, with many stops on the way, including Deer Lake and St. Barbe. It runs north from Corner Brook at 4 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. It leaves St. Anthony at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.On an interesting...

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  • Hitch hiking

    I am not telling any one to go out and hitch hike. I am simply stating that I enjoy hitchhiking. It can be a very good way to see great swaiths of Canada. If you bring a tent and a sleeping bag, you can stay on the road for weeks.

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  • Travelling around Newfoundland

    If you are touring Newfoundland (NL) you need to drive. Unless you stick to St. John's, there are many miles between attractions, and no public transport.If you land up renting a car in Newfoundland, you can get hosed on mileage charges. If you stick to first-tier car rental companies (Hertz, Avis, Budget,etc.), they have a limited amount of free...

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  • Taxi service at Gros Morne National Park

    If you want to travel around Gros Morne National Park by taxi, especially the towns of Rocky Harbour, Woody Point and Norris Point along Bonne Bay, you can call the Pittman's Taxi service located at Norris Point. This taxi service is runned by Ivan, Francis and their family members. They are very friendly and a trip from Rocky Harbour to Norris...

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  • Marine Atlantic Ferries

    The Marine Atlantic ferry service is the way to get across the Cabot Straits from the port of North Sydney at Nova Scotia to Port Aux Basque at Newfoundland. There is usually two crossings every day, one during daytime and one at night. More information is available at their website below.

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  • Flying to Newfoundland

    The best way to reach Newfoundland is by airplane. There are flights from various parts of Canada and USA via Halifax in Nova Scotia. There are also flights from Europe e.g. London. The three major airports in Newfoundland are located at St John's (capital city of Newfoundland), Deer Lake and Gander. If you want to visit St John's and the Avalon...

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  • Corner Brook to Viking Trail

    If you intend to travel from the town of Corner Brook or Deer Lake to Gros Morne National Park and other parts of the famous Viking Trail by bus, then the Viking Express Bus Service is perhaps your only option. There is only one bus every day so be very careful (contact number is 709-6882112, 6344710, 4543939). Every Mondays, Wednesdays and...

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  • boating, sailing

    ships, boats. sailing what else is there. yo, how would one survive without.serious, is the best transportation vehicle if you ask meand when I watch the tourist boats come in, I rest my case.

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  • Getting to Newfoundland

    As Newfoundland (NL) is an island, there are only two ways to get to it - by air or by ferry. While planning our trip to NL, we struggled with those decisions.Factors in your decision include where you wish to visit, how much time you have and the cost of the various options.Check out the map to see where the ferry lands. The most common ferry runs...

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  • Fly to Newfoundland

    Air Canada flies into St. John's from a few major airports in eastern Canada. There's also an airport in Deer Lake near the west-center of the province with Air Canada regional services. Other airlines that provide flights to Newfoundland are CanJet, Provincial Airlines, WestJet and Air Labrador. International flights from London Heathrow to St....

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  • Marine Atlantic ferries

    The Marine Atlantic ferry provides a passenger/car ferry to Newfoundland from North Sydney, Nova Scotia. You must reserve a place for your car and you can get an overnight place to bunk down as well. All year round, barring bad weather that might cancel the ferry, the boat goes to Port aux Basques in the southwest corner of the province and a...

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  • Newfoundland by Marine Atlantic Ferry

    Marine Atlantic provides governement subsidized ferry service to the island of Newfoundland. There is a six hour passage from North Sydney, Nova Scotia to Port aux Basques, Newfoundland, or an overnight passage to Argentia, closer to St. John's. Aside from air travel, this is it! The ferry was large and confortable, complete with a lounge and food,...

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  • Trans - Labrador Highway in the Fall

    I just wanted to put in this quick tip and say for me the most scenic time to ride the Trans Labrador Highway is in the fall. Here is one view of the road in October nearing central Labrador and the community of Happy Valley - Goose Bay.Happy travels!

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  • Lewisporte, Newfoundland

    Lewisporte, Newfoundland is a picturesque community located in central Newfoundland. It is also the site in Newfoundland were you can catch the MV Sir Robert Bond to Labrador on a weekly basis. I have another Newfoundland and Labrador transportation tip that covers the provincial ferry system.

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  • Road System / Caribou Galore!

    The Labrador Region is gradually opening up more and more to road transportation.There is 526 kilometers of road between the Labrador West region and the Happy Valley - Goose Bay area. On the south coast area there is 464 kilometers of road between L'anse au Clair Labrador and Cartwright. The majority of roads in Labrador are gravel but in very...

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  • Air Canada

    The other option into the Labrador region is via Air Canada's regional carrier Jazz. They offer one daily flight into Happy Valley - Goose Bay via Halifax, Nova Scotia. No flights around Labrador using this carrier. But the flight from Halifax is direct on a Dash 8 aircraft.

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  • Innu Mikun / Provincial Airlines

    The other airlines offering flights to and around Labrador is Innu Mikun Airlines or sometimes referred to as Provincial Airlines.They offer regular flights into the Happy Valley - Goose Bay area and outlying flights to Labrador north coast region and Labrador West.Compare prices with Innu Mikun and Air Labrador to make sure you save on your cost....

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  • Air Labrador

    To get to or around Labrador there are a number of options and choices amongst airlines. One carrier is Air Labrador. They offer regular flights into the Happy Valley - Goose Bay area and then connecting flights to the outlying coastal regions. Coming into the central region you will be flying on a modern Beech 1900 or Dash 8 aircraft. To get to...

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  • A seniors bus and train tour

    We arrived by train and left by chartered bus from Fermont. For local travel we had a school bus and local guide.

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  • Ferry to Newfoundland

    If you've got time, take the ferry to Newfoundland. You leave from North Sydney, Nova Scotia and can go to either Argentia (near St. John's) or Port Aux Basques (West Coast).

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Province of Newfoundland and Labrador Hotels

  • Murray Premises Hotel

    The Murray Premises is one place in St. John's I had always wondered about after trying a couple of...

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  • Glynmill Inn

    ?? I don't know, my place is only 5 minutes away from here. Early in the 1920's Armstrong-Whitworth...

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  • Comfort Inn Gander

    112 Trans Canada Hwy, Gander, NF A1V1P8

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

  • Harold Hotel

    P.O.Box 142, Placentia, A0B 2Y0, Canada

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 2 out of 5 stars

  • Whitsha Inn B&B

    12 Long Road, Durrell, Twillingate, Canada

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

  • Anchor Inn Motel

    North Side, Box 550, Twillingate, A0G 4M0, Canada

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Clarenville Inn

    134 Trans Canada Highway, Clarenville, Clarenville, A0E 1J0, Canada

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Holiday Inn

    44 Queen St, Stephenville, NF A2N2M5

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

  • Hotel Marystown

    76 Ville Marie Drive, Marystown, A0E 2M0, Canada

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Solo

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