Marine Atlantic operates a modern year round ferry
service to Newfoundland, with its main entry point to the Island
at Port Aux Basques - about a 3 hour drive from Gillams.
Call 1-800-341-7981 for reservations and details or visit their web
The airport closest to Gillams is Deer Lake Airport
which is approximately 75 kilometers northeast of the Town - a drive
of about 1 hour. (Map
Lake Airport caters to all domestic carriers.
For fares and information call:
Air Canada/Jazz ...
Air Labrador ...
... 1-888-WESTJET(937-8538) Canada and US
Airlines and Provincial
Airlines, and it provides a refueling stop for international
passenger and military aircraft. Stephenville
about 108 kilometers southwest of Gillams - a drive of about 1.5
To get to Gillams from the Marine Atlantic ferry terminal in Port Aux
Basques, drive approximately 220 kilometers east on the Trans Canada
Highway (Route 1) to Corner Brook. Turn right off the Trans Canada
Highway at Exit #7. Continue west approx. 1 kilometer along Riverside
Drive, then turn right onto Route 440, North Shore
Highway. Continue approximately 28 kilometers along Route 440. (Map
connections at Port aux Basques
Coachlines operates a bus service which leaves Port aux Basques each
morning for Corner Brook and other points east in Newfoundland.
Contact DRL Coachlines at: (709) 263 - 2171 or Fax: (709) 263 - 2172 http://www.drlgroup.com
transportation from Corner Brook to Gillams is available via taxi and