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Travel to Prince Edward Island

Flying to Prince Edward Island

National airline Air Canada (AC) ( operates daily flights to Charlottetown from Toronto, Montreal and Halifax. Westjet (WS) ( also has direct flights from Toronto and a seasonal weekly service from Orlanda, Florida. Sunwing (WG) ( operates a seasonal service between Charlottetown and Varadero, Cuba.

Airport Guides

Charlottetown Airport




The airport is 3km (2 miles) from the city (journey time - 10 minutes).


Travelling to Prince Edward Island 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 every week to Souris on the east coast from the Magdalen Islands in Québec (journey time - 5 hours). Advance reservations are required.

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