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There are 3 ways to get from Sydney to Anticosti Island by bus, train, car ferry, car or plane

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Bus, train, car ferry  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from Sydney, NS to Truro, NS
  2. Take the bus from Truro, NS to Moncton, NB
  3. Take the train from Moncton to Sainte-Foy
  4. Take the bus from Québec to Rimouski
  5. Take the car ferry from Rimouski, QC to Port-Menier

$421 - $634

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  32h

  1. Drive from Sydney to Havre-Saint-Pierre, QC
  2. Take the car ferry from Havre-Saint-Pierre, QC to Port-Menier Blanc-Sablon

$313 - $434

1 alternative option

Fly, bus, car ferry  •  16h 53m

  1. Fly from Sydney (YQY) to Sept-Iles (YZV) YQY - YZV
  2. Take the bus from Moisie to Havre-St-Pierre
  3. Take the car ferry from Havre-Saint-Pierre, QC to Port-Menier

$533 - $1,614

Sydney → Anticosti Island
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Rules to follow in 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 Anticosti Island is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Anticosti Island is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Anticosti Island 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: 23 Nov 2020
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Anticosti Island is to drive and car ferry which costs $310 - $440 and takes 32h.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Anticosti Island is to fly and bus and car ferry which costs $500 - $1,700 and takes 16h 53m.

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The distance between Sydney and Anticosti Island is 514 km.

The best way to get from Sydney to Anticosti Island without a car is to bus and train and car ferry which takes 2 days 4h and costs $420 - $650.

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It takes approximately 2 days 4h to get from Sydney to Anticosti Island, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sydney Airport to Sept-Iles Airport. The quickest flight takes 12h 32m and has two stopovers.

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WestJet, PAL Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Sydney Airport to Sept-Iles Airport.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs $28 - $35.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Anticosti Island.
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  • Distance: 513.7 km
  • Duration: 2 days 4h

What companies run services between Sydney, NS, Canada and Anticosti Island, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Sydney to Anticosti Island. However, you can take the bus to Truro, NS, take the bus to Moncton, NB, take the walk to Moncton, take the train to Sainte-Foy, take the walk to Gare de train, take the line 76 bus to De Rochebelle, take the walk to Québec, take the bus to Rimouski, take the walk to Rimouski, QC, then take the car ferry to Port-Menier. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Havre-Saint-Pierre, QC then take the car ferry to Port-Menier.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Sydney to Sept-Iles via Halifax, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
PAL Airlines
Website
palaerospace.com
Flights from Sydney to Sept-Iles via Montreal, Quebec
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Moncton to Sainte-Foy
Ave. Duration
13h 41m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$95 - $130
Economy
$130 - $190
EconomyPlus
$170 - $240
Business
$230 - $320
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Sydney, NS to Truro, NS
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Truro, NS to Moncton, NB
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
maritimebus.com
Intercar
Phone
+1 800-806-2167
Email
info@intercar.ca
Website
intercar.qc.ca
Bus from Moisie to Havre-St-Pierre
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
intercar.ca
Ferry operators
Desgagnes
Phone
+1 418 723-8787
Website
relaisnordik.com
Car ferry from Rimouski, QC to Port-Menier
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Schedules at
relaisnordik.com
Car ferry from Havre-Saint-Pierre, QC to Port-Menier
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Schedules at
relaisnordik.com

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