Travel to Prince Edward Island
Flying to Prince Edward Island
Air Canada (AC) (www.aircanada.com) operates daily flights from Toronto to Charlottetown. Air Canada Jazz (QK) (www.flyjazz.ca) has direct, year-round flights from Halifax, Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal. Westjet (WS) (www.westjet.com) also has direct flights from Toronto. Northwest Airlines (www.delta.com) has seasonal flights from Detroit, while Delta (www.delta.com) has flights from Boston and New York.
Travel by rail
There are no passenger services on the island.
Driving to Prince Edward Island
The Confederation Bridge connects Borden-Carleton, Prince Edward Island, with Cape Jourimain, New Brunswick.
The 13km (8-mile) bridge takes approximately 10 to 12 minutes to cross and is open 24 hours a day.
A toll is payable on return from Prince Edward Island over the bridge only (tel: 1 888 437 6565; www.confederationbridge.com).
There are three scenic drives following the coast of the Island: the North Cape Coastal Drive, Central Coastal Drive and Points East Coastal Drive.
Getting to Prince Edward Island by boat
Northumberland Ferries (tel: 1 877 635 7245; www.peiferry.com) sails from Wood Islands on the southeast coast to Caribou in Nova Scotia from May to mid December (journey time - 1 hour and 15 minutes). Advance reservations are recommended. CTMA Ferry (tel: 1 888 986 3278; www.ctma.ca) sails to Souris on the east coast from the Magdalen Islands in Québec from early April to the end of January (journey time - 5 hours). Advance reservations are required.