An easy & essential guide to getting to Atlantic Canada
Prince Edward Island
In order to get to this beautiful island, there are three primary options, unless you want to kayak across the Atlantic Ocean. The first is to travel across the Confederation Bridge. Completed in 1997, the famous bridge spans the Northumberland Strait, connecting Borden-carleton,
P.E.I. and Cape Jourimain, New Brunswick.
Flying over the island is another way to take in the wonderful views. In the winter, witness the snowcovered landscape, in autumn see the lovely, crisp trees changing color. Fly into the Charlottetown Airport and take in the sights like never before.
If feeling the wind in your hair is more your style, P.E.I. also offers daily ferry crossings from Caribou, Nova Scotia to Woods Island, P.E.I. In the summer, sit on the deck and enjoy a COWS ice cream and listen to live entertainment. Or if cruising offers intrigue, there are three ports that welcome ships: Summerside, Charlottetown and Georgetown. All of these places offer mainland excursions for visitors.
Fly or ferry over to Newfoundland. Flights from Europe or Western Canada are available. Many major airlines fly into St. John’s, Gander and Deer Lake from all over the world, as well as other smaller locations.
As for the ferries, there are yearround and seasonal trips from
North Sydney in Nova Scotia. Port aux Basques offers passengers the opportunity to ferry in all year,while the Argentia port is only connected to the mainland from June to September.
The biggest Atlantic Canadian province,newfoundland,has roads available to get you on your way through the province to your destination. Zoom through the windy roads and down to the seashore.take advantage of the spectacular sights by performing a few impromptu photo shoots.
Planes, trains and automobiles are all wonderful options to reach the province of New Brunswick.
With four regional airports, there are plenty of ways to fly in from international lands and from fellow Canadian airports.
VIA Rail is another great way to make it across to the province. Come from Quebec or Nova Scotia and travel in comfort at high-speed as you travel past beautiful scenery.from Montreal to Moncton,via offers luxury cars with spacious seating as you travel through the province.
As for driving, there are lots of places to rent a car in order to drive the scenic route. Come through Maine, Quebec, P.E.I. or Nova Scotia. Take a road trip and see how many bilingual signs you can spot, or count the wild animals as you enter New Brunswick.
For this beautiful province, there are endless ways to visit. Fly into Halifax Stanfield International Airport and take advantage of the multitude of flights that arrive everyday.in Cape Breton,the J.A. Douglas Mccurdy Sydney Airport is also available to fly from Toronto, where you can land within 20 minutes of the Sydney business district.
Halifax, Nova Scotia is also the last or first stop on the VIA
Rail Maritime Way voyage across eastern Canada.taking one day and one night, the trip is remarkable as it takes you through three provinces to your destination.
If you decide to come by ship, there are lots of ways to accomplish this.there are many ferries from Maine, Newfoundland, P.E.I. and New Brunswick — all able to bring visitors into Nova Scotian waters. Cruise ships also a plentiful in the summer season, docking and allowing passengers to enjoy an excursion or two while they rest.
You may come by land, sky or sea — there are plenty of options that offer speed, comfort and adventure for all manner of travellers.the Atlantic Canadian experience is one that anybody can enjoy and the journey is often the best part of vacation away from home.
Sometimes, the fun is in the journey and there is certainly lots of fun to be had getting to the Maritimes.with plenty of options available to even the pickiest of travellers, making it to Atlantic Canada has never been easier.