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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  •  40h 38m

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

Toronto → Ellesmere Island
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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 Ellesmere Island is 1-833-784-4397.

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

The social distance requirement in Ellesmere 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: 27 Jul 2021
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It is approximately 4024 km to get from Toronto to Ellesmere Island.

It takes approximately 40h 38m to get from Toronto to Ellesmere Island, including transfers.

More details

There is no direct flight from Ottawa Airport to Grise Fiord Airport. The quickest flight takes 26h 30m and has three stopovers.

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Canadian North offers 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: 4023.7 km
  • Duration: 40h 38m

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 Tremblay O-Train West / Ouest, take the line 1 train to Hurdman O-Train West / Ouest, 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.

Airlines
Canadian North
Website
canadiannorth.com
Flights from Ottawa to Grise Fiord via Iqaluit, Arctic Bay, Resolute
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $3,200
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $220
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$60 - $80
Business
$120 - $160
Economy
$95 - $105
EconomyPlus
$150 - $220

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