The Town of Gander is centrally located on the island portion of the eastern Canadian Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Situated alongside the Trans-Canada Highway, Gander is 575 km (357 mi) easterly from the Marine Atlantic Ferry Terminal in Port aux Basques and 335 km (208 mi) westerly from the Provincial capital, St. John’s.
The TCH crosses the island portion of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador from Port aux Basques in the west through Gander to St. John’s in the east, a distance totaling 910 km (565 mi).
DRL Coachlines Ltd.
DRL Coachlines operates a mass transit bus service for passengers and freight across the island portion of Newfoundland along the Trans-Canada Highway, with a stop located at Gander International Airport. For fares and schedules, call toll free 1-888-263-1854 or visit www.drl-lr.com.
Marine Atlantic Ferries
To reach the island of Newfoundland by vehicle, Marine Atlantic’s modern car ferries accommodate recreational vehicles all year round from North Sydney, Nova Scotia, to Port aux Basques in western Newfoundland. Throughout the summer, a second ferry sails from North Sydney to Argentia, bringing you within an hour or two of St. John’s. Marine Atlantic ferries offer a variety of onboard accommodations and features, including deluxe cabins, dormitory sleepers, full meal and beverage service, live entertainment, movies and children’s activity programs. For travel information or to book your Marine Atlantic excursion, call toll free 1-800-341-7981 or visit www.marineatlantic.ca.
Gander International Airport
Gander International Airport, in service since 1938, has the capabilities and modern infrastructure to handle the world’s largest aircraft, including the Airbus A-380 and Antonov’s behemoth An-225.
As the main entry point into North American airspace, Gander International Airport provides scheduled and charter services for passengers and cargo to major airports, connecting with transcontinental and international routes. It also provides regional/local charter services and services for private aircraft transiting Gander.
The terminal building offers shopping and dining opportunities and a variety of other amenities. Taxi and DRL bus services are available and several car rental agencies operate kiosks in the domestic arrivals area.
Gander International Airport Authority Inc.
1000 James Boulevard
Tel: (709) 256-6666 (24 Hours)