Travel to Prince Edward Island

Flying to Prince Edward Island

Air Canada (AC) ( operates daily flights from Toronto to Charlottetown. Air Canada Jazz (QK) ( has direct, year-round flights from Halifax, Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal. Westjet (WS) ( also has direct flights from Toronto. Northwest Airlines ( has seasonal flights from Detroit, while Delta ( has flights from Boston and New York.

Other airports in Prince Edward Island

Charlottetown Airport

Airport Code: YYG. Location: The airport is 3km (2 miles) from the city (journey time - 10 minutes). Website: Public transport description: Taxis and car hire are available.

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;

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

Ferry operators:

Northumberland Ferries (tel: 1 877 635 7245; 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; 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.