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

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Train, fly, travel  •  2 days 15 h

  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

Questions & Answers

The distance between Toronto and Ellesmere Island is 4024 km.

It takes approximately 2 days 15 h to get from Toronto to Ellesmere Island, including transfers.

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, Arctic Bay, Resolute
Ave. Duration
2 days 1 h
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$3,000 - $7,500
Train operators
VIA Rail
+1 1 888 842-7245
Train from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Estimated price
$45 - $150
$45 - $65
$70 - $100
Economy Plus
$100 - $150
$100 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$180 - $260

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