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There are 5 ways to get from Glace Bay to Gander Airport (YQX) by plane, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly to Gander  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Sydney (YQY) to Gander (YQX) YQY - YQX

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Car ferry, drive  •  13h 28m

  1. Take the car ferry from North Sydney, NS to Port aux Basques Noth Sydney
  2. Drive from Port aux Basques to Gander Airport (YQX)

3 alternative options

Fly to Deer Lake, bus  •  10h 2m

  1. Fly from Sydney (YQY) to Deer Lake (YDF) YQY - YDF
  2. Take the bus from Deer Lake - Circle K to Gander - Gander Airport

Fly to St Johns, bus  •  11h 50m

  1. Fly from Sydney (YQY) to St Johns (YYT) YQY - YYT
  2. Take the bus from St. John’s - MUN University Centre to Gander - Gander Airport

Car ferry, bus  •  17h 5m

  1. Take the car ferry from North Sydney, NS to Port aux Basques Noth Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Port aux Basques - Marine Atlantic to Gander - Gander Airport Eastbound

Sydney (YQY) to Gander (YQX) flights

The flight time between Sydney (YQY) and Gander (YQX) is around 7h 57m and covers a distance of around 514 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 36m. The fastest flight normally takes 4h 39m. Services are operated by Air Canada, PAL Airlines and WestJet. Typically 18 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
5h 21m
Layover time:
2h 36m
Total time:
7h 57m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
4h 39m
Flight distance:
514 km
Flights per week:
18
Cheapest price:
$368
Carbon emissions:
170 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
05:15
Last flight departs at:
08:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sydney (YQY) to Gander (YQX) flight schedules

Glace Bay → Gander Airport (YQX)
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Rules to follow in Canada

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Travel within Canada

Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
Regional restriction measures in place

COVID-19 help in Canada

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1-833-784-4397

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Canada.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gander Airport (YQX) is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gander Airport (YQX) is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Gander Airport (YQX) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1-833-784-4397.

Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Government of Canada.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Glace Bay to Gander Airport (YQX) is to car ferry and drive, which costs $80 - $220 and takes 13h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Glace Bay to Gander Airport (YQX) is to fly which costs $380 - $1,200 and takes 4h 48m.

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The distance between Glace Bay and Gander Airport (YQX) is 506 km.

The best way to get from Glace Bay to Gander Airport (YQX) without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 17h 5m and costs $180 - $360.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from Glace Bay to Gander Airport (YQX), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sydney Airport to Gander Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 24m and has one stopover.

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Gander Airport (YQX) is 30 min ahead of Glace Bay. It is currently 7:36 AM in Glace Bay and 8:06 AM in Gander Airport (YQX).

PAL Airlines, WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Sydney Airport to Gander Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Gander Airport (YQX). Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Glace Bay to Sydney Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs $22 - $26.

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Map of how to get from Glace Bay to Gander Airport (YQX).
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  • Distance: 506.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 48m

What companies run services between Glace Bay, NS, Canada and Gander Airport (YQX), Canada?

Air Canada, PAL Airlines and WestJet fly from Glace Bay to Gander Airport (YQX) 3 times a day.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Sydney to Gander via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,700
Flights from Sydney to Gander via Halifax
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Sydney to Deer Lake via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Sydney to Deer Lake via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,700
Flights from Sydney to Deer Lake via Halifax
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Sydney to St Johns via Halifax
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Flights from Sydney to St Johns via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Sydney to St Johns via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,300
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Sydney to Gander via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,700
Flights from Sydney to Gander via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Sydney to Deer Lake via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $2,500
Flights from Sydney to St Johns via Halifax
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
PAL Airlines
Website
palaerospace.com
Flights from Sydney to Gander via Montreal, St Johns
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,700
Flights from Sydney to Gander via Toronto, St Johns
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Sydney to Deer Lake via Halifax
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Sydney to St Johns via Halifax
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Bus operators
DRL-LR
Phone
1-888-263-1854
Website
drl-lr.com
Bus from Deer Lake - Circle K to Gander - Gander Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
drl-lr.com
Bus from St. John’s - MUN University Centre to Gander - Gander Airport
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
drl-lr.com
Bus from Port aux Basques - Marine Atlantic to Gander - Gander Airport
Ave. Duration
9h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Schedules at
drl-lr.com
Ferry operators
Marine Atlantic
Phone
+1 800-341-7981
Website
marineatlantic.ca
Car ferry from North Sydney, NS to Port aux Basques
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $120
Schedules at
marineatlantic.ca
Adults
$44
Standard vehicle
$115
Bicycles
$18
Motorcycles
$58

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