Getting Here

Getting here is easy. Take the Confederation Bridge from New Brunswick, one of the world’s longest bridges. Enjoy the leisure of a mini cruise with Northumberland Ferries from Nova Scotia. Or, fly Air Canada, WestJet, Sunwing or Delta, all with regular service to Charlottetown, including direct service from Halifax, Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Boston, Detroit & New York City.

Getting Here by Air – visit www.flypei.com

  • Air Canada offers daily direct flights from Halifax, Montréal, Ottawa and Toronto year- round. Additional direct flights are offered from Toronto and Montréal during the summer.
  • West Jet offers direct service from Toronto on a year round basis with additional flights from May to October.
  • Delta Airlines provides non-stop flights from June 19 to September 7, from Boston and New York (JFK International) to Charlottetown .
  • Prince Edward Air offers corporate charter air service to and from the Island.
  • Private pilots can take advantage of the Charlottetown Airport.

Getting Here by Car

Take the Confederation Bridge from New Brunswick. A 13-kilometre engineering marvel, the Confederation Bridge is a very quick and convenient way to arrive or depart the Island. The Confederation Bridge is open 24 hours a day and takes approximately 12 minutes to cross. Tolls are collected only when leaving the Island. Additional information about the Bridge is available by telephoning, toll-free, 1-888-437-6565.

Enjoy the leisure of a mini cruise with Northumberland Ferries from Nova Scotia. Northumberland Ferries operates on a schedule of about every hour and a half, offering a pleasant respite. The 75-minute trip, spent enjoying a chat and a snack, lounging on the deck and soaking up the sunshine and sea air and even some traditional "music on deck," is often considered a vacation highlight. The fare for the ferry is paid only when leaving the Island. Up-to-the-minute schedule information is available by telephoning, toll-free, 1-888-249-SAIL. The ferry does not operate from the end of December until early May.