Travelling to St. John's

You can reach St. John's by car, bus, plane and ferry. Please make sure to book your travel for St. John's, Newfoundland (YYT) and not St. John, New Brunswick (YSJ).

By Air

The St. John’s International Airport is only minutes away from campus. Air Canada, WestJet, Porter, and United/Continental Airlines serve the airport, with connections available from major centres in Canada and the United States. The St. John’s International Airport code is YYT. City Wide Taxi operates at the airport, and can get you to our campus for around $25.


Air Canada

Porter Airlines

United Airlines


By Land & Sea

Marine Atlantic operates a year-round ferry service between North Sydney, Nova Scotia and Channel-Port aux Basques, Newfoundland.

From Channel-Port aux Basques, it is 905 kilometers, or an approximately 9.5 hour drive, to St. John's on the TransCanada Highway (which is colloquially known as the 'TCH'.)

Getting around in St. John's

Car rental agencies 

Taxi companies; try Bugden's (709) 722-4400, CityWide (709) 722-0003, Co-op (709) 726-6666, Jiffy (709) 722-2222, and Newfound (709) 744-4444. Note that most taxi companies also offer tours of the city and surrounding region.


GoBus (wheelchair-accessible ParaTransit)

Walking trails

Parking space is available in Area 3 for the duration of the conference. The locatioin of the parking area can be found on this map.