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There is 1 way to get from Toronto to Ellesmere Island by train or plane

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Train, fly, travel  •  41h 55m

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Ottawa
  2. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Grise Fiord (YGZ) YOW - YGZ
  3. Travel from Grise Fiord to Ellesmere Island

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The distance between Toronto and Ellesmere Island is 4024 km.

It takes approximately 41h 55m to get from Toronto to Ellesmere Island, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Ottawa Airport to Grise Fiord Airport. The quickest flight takes 33h 45m and has three stopovers.

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Canadian North, Nolinor, Kenn Borek Air and First Air offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Grise Fiord Airport.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Ellesmere Island.
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  • Distance: 2514.8 miles
  • Duration: 41h 55m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Ellesmere Island, NU, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Toronto to Ellesmere Island. However, you can take the train to Ottawa, take the walk to Via-Rail, take the line 61 bus to Hurdman B, take the walk to Hurdman C, take the line 97 bus to Airport Stop, take the walk to Ottawa airport, fly to Grise Fiord, then take the travel to Ellesmere Island.

Kenn Borek Air
Flights from Ottawa to Grise Fiord via Iqaluit, Pond Inlet, Resolute
Ave. Duration
28h 52m
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,200
Train operators
VIA Rail
+1 1 888 842-7245
Train from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
$45 - $70
$70 - $100
$90 - $130
$110 - $160

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