Travel Tips: Getting to Newfoundland

NewfieGetting There by Air:

St John's Airport
(Serviced by most airlines listed below)

St Anthony Airport
Airport Management: 1-709-454-3192

Airlines Servicing St. John's, St. Anthony:

Air Canada
Reservations: 1-888-247-2262
Flight Information: 1-888-422-7533

Continental Express Airlines
Flight Arrival Information: 1-800-784-4444

WestJet Airlines
Reservations 1-888-937-8538
(Services 30 Major Cities)

Provincial Airlines

Customer Service 1-902-873-3575
(provides air service to small/remote airports)

Air Labrador
Reservations 1.800.563.3042 or 1-709-758-0002
(flights to Goose Bay, Labrador)

Argentia, Port aux Basques:

Marine Atlantic Ferry
355 Purves Street
North Sydney, NS B2A 3V2 Canada
Telephone: 1(800) 341-7981
(Sydney, Nova Scotia to: Port aux Basques or Argentia, Newfoundland


Argentia Chamber of Commerce

Port aux Basques

Port aux Basques Chamber of Commerce

St. Anthony:


Danny's Airbus/Airport Service/Tours
Box 82, St Anthony, NL A0K 4S0 Canada
1-709-454-2630/ cell1-709-454-7858
(We used Danny's Airbus for all of our guest travel to & from the airport, and for tours of L'Anse Meadows - very reliable & most helpful)

Car Rental:

Woodwards Rent-A-Car Limited (National Rent-a-car)


There many accomodations of varying quality and size for you to choose from, including several small B&B's featuring a room in a typical Newfoundland home, where you will experience that wonderful Newfoundland hospitality.

Valhalla Lodge B&B
Box 265 Gunner's Cove
L'Anse Aux Meadows, NL A0K 2X0
(Recieved a pleasing review from a long time WANDERBIRDER)

Haven Inn
P.O. Box 419
14 Goose Cove Road
St. Anthony, NL
709-454 -9100 or 1-877-428-3646
(Great reviews from last season's WANDERBIRDERS)

St. John's:


(We have used the following company, but there are many choices - see this directory)
Bugden's Taxi Ltd./Tours
5 LeMarchant Road
St. John's, NL A1C 2G4 Canada

CityWide Taxi & Bus Company (24Hour Service)
PO Box 2072
St John's, NL A1C 5R6 Canada

Car Rentals:

Avis Rent-A-Car
139 Airport Road
St John's, NF A1A 4Y3 Canada

National Car Rental
PO Box 21297
St John's, NF A1A 5G6 Canada
Email: o'

Thrifty Car Rental
PO Box 29088
St. John's, NL A1A 5B5 Canada
1 -709-722-6000


There are unlimited Accomodations is St. John's, see the "Found Locally" Guide to St. John's

Fairmont Hotel
115 Cavendish Square
St John's, NF A1C 5W8 Canada
(We were treated to a fantastic stay here while attending a cruise conference in St John's)

Bonne Esperance House
18-20-22 Gower Street
St. John's, NF A1C 1N1 Canada
1-709.726.3835 or 1-888.726.3835
(A beautiful victorian heritage home in the downtown historic district)