The closest international airport to Fogo Island Inn is Gander, Newfoundland (YQX). The best routes into Gander are through the international airports located in Halifax, NS (YHZ) and St. John's, NL (YYT) via Air Canada or Westjet, depending on your originating airport.
From Toronto (YYZ): Year-round, we recommend flying Air Canada Toronto to Halifax, Halifax to Gander. This routing should have you on the ground in Gander by mid-afternoon, and at Fogo Island Inn for supper. Routings are also available year-round Toronto to St. John's, St. John's to Gander via Air Canada.
Direct flights from Toronto to Gander are seasonally available via Air Canada, WestJet, and Sunwing.
From Montreal (YUL) and Ottawa (YOW): Year-round, we recommend flying Air Canada Montreal/Ottawa to Halifax, Halifax to Gander. This routing should have you on the ground in Gander by mid-afternoon, and at Fogo Island Inn for supper.
From New York: When travelling from New York to Gander, we recommend an overnight stay in either St. John's (YYT) or Halifax (YHZ), followed by a flight to Gander the next morning. United Airlines operates a direct daily service from Newark (EWR) to Halifax (YHZ).
From Boston (BOS): When travelling from Boston to Gander, we recommend an overnight stay in Halifax (YHZ), followed by a flight to Gander the next morning. Direct flights from Boston (BOS) to Halifax are available twice daily via Air Canada.
From Dublin (DUB): Westjet operates a seasonal, direct daily service to St. John's (YYT), We recommend an overnight stay in St. John's and take one of several Air Canada flights from St. John's to Gander the following day.
From London Heathrow (LHR): Direct flights are available from London Heathrow to St. John's (YYT) three times per week via Air Canada. Some routings allow for a direct connection to Gander that same day. Otherwise, overnight in St. John's and take one of several Air Canada flights from St. John's to Gander the following day. Direct flights are also available via Air Canada from London Heathrow to Halifax (YHZ): overnight in Halifax and fly to Gander the next morning via Air Canada.
The Inn offers a land-and-ferry house-car pick-up and return service to Gander for $800 (1-4 person capacity). All transfer logistics and accommodations can be arranged by our reservations team at 1 855 268 9277.
Most major car rental agencies operate out of Gander and St. John's. Click here for detailed driving directions via Google Maps.
A passenger and vehicle ferry, operated by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, serves Fogo Island several times each day. The crossing takes about 45 minutes, including some trips that stop briefly at neighbouring Change Islands. During this time, you will be able to take in the stunning Hamilton Sound.
Our reservations and guest services team will be pleased to offer guidance regarding the ferry schedule.
Charter Transportation Options
Fogo Island has a 3,000 ft/914 m airstrip (Fogo Aerodome CDY3) operated by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador located at 49.30.27N 054.14.15W at an elevation of 80ft/24metres AMSL. You can fly directly to our airstrip via charter plane. You can fly commercially to St. John's, Deer Lake, or Gander and then fly charter to Fogo Island, or you can fly private charter all the way.
The airstrip on Fogo Island can easily accommodate a fixed-wing 12-passenger Beech 1900D aircraft, and the 37-seat Dash 100. We can advise you regarding charter helicopter services available from Gander and from St. John's to our airstrip.
Please consult us for the best fixed-wing and helicopter charter companies in our area, as well as our recommended global partner: Air Charter Service (ACS). ACS operates fully staffed offices across North America, South America, Europe, Africa, CIS, the Middle East and Asia. Their Executive Jets division, based in Toronto, can arrange helicopter, private jet and executive airliner charters across Canada and worldwide.
Guests considering booking travel to us via aircraft charter may do so by contacting us at [email protected]. Our reservations team will serve as a resource to secure the best aircraft charter solution for you and ensure that the level of personal service exceeds expectations.
Additional Air Options
Reserve a seat with EVAS Air on a Twin Otter aircraft—the “Workhorse of the North.” This service operates between Fogo Island (Fogo Aerodome CDY3) and Gander (YQX) three days a week: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Flights depart from Gander (YQX) at 7 am and 4:30 pm, and leave the Fogo Island airstrip (Fogo Aerodome CDY3) at 8 am and 5:30 pm. Guests staying at the Inn will be met by a driver at the Fogo Island airstrip upon arrival. The cost is $125 per passenger each way and can be booked through EVAS Air's website here.