Getting Here from There!
Flying to Fredericton
Fredericton is served by Fredericton International Airport (YFC). Air Canada has four convenient daily return flights to Toronto, three each from Montreal and Halifax and one from Ottawa.
Westjet and Porter do not fly in to Fredericton, but both have service into Moncton International Airport just 90 minutes away.
Driving to Fredericton
There are three ways you can drive to New Brunswick:
1) along the Trans-Canada Highway from central Canada (ie Ontario & Quebec)
2) from the other Maritime provinces to the east
3) from the United States, via I-95
Trans-Canada Highway eastbound from Ontario & Quebec
From Toronto take the 401 east, from Ottawa take the 417 east, and from Montreal (where the preceding routes meet) continue on Autoroute 20 to Quebec City and Riviere du Loup. From there, head south along Hwy 185 which becomes Highway #2 upon entering New Brunswick, which follows the Saint John River south to Fredericton.
(Approximate Travel times: Toronto - 13 hrs; Ottawa - 10 hrs; Montreal - 8 hrs)
From the rest of the Atlantic Provinces
You can reach New Brunswick from Nova Scotia and Newfoundland via the Trans-Canada Highway through Amherst, Nova Scotia and Moncton, New Brunswick. From Moncton travel 90 minutes west on Hwy 2 to Fredericton.
From PEI, you can reach New Brunswick via the Confederation Bridge between Borden-Carleton, PEI and Cape Tormantine, NB which will connect with Hwy 2 west to Fredericton.
(Approximate Travel times: Halifax - 4 hrs; Sydney, NS - 8 hrs)
From the Northeast U.S.A.
From Boston, Massachusetts and Bangor, Maine head northeast along I-95, which connects to New Brunswick`s Highway 2 at Woodstock. From there travel one hour east on NB Hwy 2 to Fredericton.
(Approximate Travel times: Boston - 7 hrs; Bangor - 3 hrs)