Plan Your Visit

Discover the best ways to travel to Twillingate and start your adventure. Whether you're arriving by air, by car, or by RV, we have all the information you need. Fly into Gander International Airport and enjoy a scenic drive to our picturesque town, or take a road trip across Newfoundland’s beautiful landscapes. Choose the right vehicle for your journey and get ready to explore Twillingate with ease.

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How to Get Here

Twillingate Islands is on the north east coast of Newfoundland, Canada’s easternmost province.  For visitors who drive from Newfoundland’s west coast and Gros Morne to St. John’s (the capital) on the east coast, Twillingate is a popular half-way destination.

By Air

Fly to St. John’s or Deer Lake or Gander, Twillingate’s closest airport. Gander International Airport is a 1.5 hour drive from Twillingate.  Because of COVID-19 all airlines have made changes to their routes, so check the websites of Air Canada or WestJet for current information.  PALairlines is the provincial and regional smaller airline.

By Vehicle

Twillingate is a 5.5 hour drive from St. John’s, an hour and a half from Gander and 4.5 hours from Deer Lake Airport.  Most of the route is on the Trans Canada Highway (TCH1).

If traveling from the east, follow TCH1 to Gander and turn right onto Route 330 and turn left  onto Route 331 (Road to the Isles) and finally right onto Route 340.

If traveling from the west, turn at Lewisporte onto Route 340 that will take you to Twillingate an hour later.

For travel distances, check this travel distance calculator.

Choice of Vehicle

The easiest way to access Twillingate, is by rental car. If you are planning a summer trip, don’t delay in booking your vehicle. They are scarce in summer.  Motorhome vacations are popular and Twillingate is close to two RV parks.

Visitor FAQs

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May-September

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Useful Information

Time Zone: Newfoundland Daylight Saving Time (GMT-2:30)

Currency: Canadian dollar (CAD)

Language: English

Credit Cards and ATMs: Most businesses accept all major credit cards except AMEX. Independent ATMs are available within our community, but please ensure you have cash (CAD) for those that are cash-only.

Plugs: The plugs in Canada are type B (the same as the US). The standard voltage is 110-120 V, and the standard frequency is 60Hz.

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