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There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Gander Airport (YQX) by plane, train, bus, car or car ferry

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Fly New York JFK to Gander

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Gander (YQX)

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Fly New York La Guardia to Gander

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Gander (YQX)

Fly Newark to Gander

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Gander (YQX)

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Gander

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Gander (YQX)

Fly New York La Guardia to Deer Lake, bus

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Deer Lake (YDF)
  2. Take the bus from Deer Lake - Circle K to Gander - Gander Airport

Drive, car ferry

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

New York JFK (JFK) to Gander (YQX) flights

The flight time between New York JFK (JFK) and Gander (YQX) is around 11h 51m and covers a distance of around 1767 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 39m. The fastest flight normally takes 7h 4m. Services are operated by JetBlue Airways, Air Canada, American Airlines and others. Typically 129 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:
6h 11m
Layover time:
5h 39m
Total time:
11h 51m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
7h 4m
Flight distance:
1767 km
Flights per week:
129
Cheapest price:
$198
Carbon emissions:
358 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
05:05
Last flight departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York JFK (JFK) to Gander (YQX) flight schedules

Flights departing Tuesday, October 26, 2021

United States → Canada
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International entry into Canada from United States

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United States
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Conditions of entry into Canada from United States

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior for all arrivals by land or air 5 years of age or older
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers are required to submit their travel plan and proof of vaccination using ArriveCAN app prior to arrival
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior for all arrivals by land or air 5 years of age or older
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers are required to submit their travel plan and proof of vaccination using ArriveCAN app prior to arrival
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • COVID-19 testing required within 18 hours from entering the country
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Rules to follow in Canada

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Considerations leaving from United States

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Canada from United States.

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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.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United States from Canada.

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Last updated: 18 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Government of Canada.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Gander Airport (YQX) is to drive and car ferry which costs $190 - $370 and takes 30h 25m.

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The fastest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Gander Airport (YQX) is to fly. Taking this option will cost $160 - $850 and takes 7h 4m.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Gander Airport (YQX) is 1767 km.

It takes approximately 7h 4m to fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Gander (YQX), including transfers and time at the airport.

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There is no direct flight from New York JFK Airport to Gander Airport. The quickest flight takes 13h 4m and has one stopover.

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Gander Airport (YQX) is 1h 30m ahead of New York JFK Airport (JFK). It is currently 8:39 AM in New York JFK Airport (JFK) and 10:09 AM in Gander Airport (YQX).

JetBlue Airways, American Airlines, Delta and Air Canada offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Gander Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Gander Airport (YQX). Prices start at $112 CAD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Gander Airport (YQX).
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  • Distance: 1767.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 4m

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Gander Airport (YQX), Canada?

JetBlue Airways, Air Canada and three other airlines fly from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Gander Airport (YQX) hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from New York JFK to Gander via Boston, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Gander via Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Gander via Boston, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Gander via Philadelphia, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 46m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Gander via Detroit, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Gander via Cleveland, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 58m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Gander via Washington Dulles, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Gander via Chicago O'Hare, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Gander via Orlando, Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Gander via Pittsburgh, Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 34m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Gander via Columbus, Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Gander via Minneapolis, Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Gander via Charlotte, Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Gander via Reagan Washington, Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Gander via St. George, Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Gander via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Gander via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Gander via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Gander via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Gander via Cleveland, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Gander via Orlando, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Gander via Chicago O'Hare, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Gander via Detroit, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Gander via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Gander via Chicago O'Hare, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Deer Lake via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Deer Lake via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Deer Lake via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Deer Lake via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Deer Lake via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $170
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$27 - $85
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$45 - $150
Business Seat - Adult
$50 - $170
First Class - Child 2-12
$85 - $150
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$150 - $260
First Class - Adult
$170 - $290
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$18 - $55
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $110
Business Class Seat
$60 - $150
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
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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