Travel Within NL Driving Distances

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Newfoundland and Labrador is a big place. With over 29,000 kilometres of rugged coastline, there’s plenty of room to find yourself – or lose yourself for that matter. But when you have a specific destination in mind, you need to know how to get there and how long it will likely take. The tables below show driving distances (km) and travel times on the island of Newfoundland and in Labrador. To calculate travel times and distances between destinations that are not listed below, use the Road Distance Database provided by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Island of Newfoundland

Destination

Route

Approximate Driving Time

Approximate Driving Distance

Port-aux-Basques to St. John’s

Route 1

9h 20min

902km

Port-aux-Basques to Argentia

Route 101 and Route 1

9h

861km

Port aux Basques – Deer Lake

Route 1

5h

418km

Deer Lake to St. Anthony

Route 430

5h

418km

Deer Lake to St. John's

Route 1

7h

640km

Grand Falls-Windsor to St. John's

Route 1

4h 45min

423km

Gander to St. John's

Route 1

3h 45min

335km

Clarenville to St. John's

Route 1

2h

185km

St. Anthony to St. John's

Route 1

12h

1050km

Argentia to St. John’s

Route 101 and Route 1

1h 31min

86km

Labrador

Destination

Route

Approximate Driving Time

Approximate Driving Distance

Wabush - Blanc Sablon (Quebec)

Route 500 & 510

19h 14min

1125km

Wabush - Churchill Falls

Route 500

4h 17min

243km

Churchill Falls - Happy Valley Goose Bay

Route 510

5h

288km

Happy Valley-Goose Bay - Cartwright Junction

Route 500 & 510

5h

298 km

Cartwright Junction - Charlottetown Junction

Route 510

1h 42min

83km

Charlottetown Junction - Port Hope Simpson

Route 510

18min

21 km

Port Hope Simpson - St. Lewis Junction

Route 510

20min

21km

St. Lewis Junction - Mary's Harbour

Route 510

33min

32km

Mary's Harbour - Red Bay

Route 510

1h 20min

85km

Red Bay - Blanc Sablon (Quebec)

Route 510

1h 20min

86km

Blanc Sablon (Quebec) - St. Barbe

Ferry

90min.

35km

Road Conditions / 511 Traveller Information System

NL 511 is your source of up-to-date information on winter driving conditions, construction and major incidents, highway cameras, ferry status, and more. Travellers can access 511 by using the free smartphone app (Apple, Google Play), visiting the website NL511.ca, or dialing 5-1-1 to hear key information over the phone.

Friendly Reminder: Make sure you book your car rental and accommodations in advance.