How to get here

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 site at

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 and Directions.)

Deer Lake Airport caters to all domestic carriers.   For fares and information call:
     Air Canada/Jazz ... 1-800-563-5151
     Air Labrador ... 1-800-563-3042
     Provincial Airlines... 1-800-563-2800 

     West Jet ... 1-888-WESTJET(937-8538) Canada and US

Stephenville International Airport  caters to  Sunwing Airlines and Provincial Airlines, and it provides a refueling stop for international passenger and military aircraft.  Stephenville is about 108 kilometers southwest of Gillams - a drive of about 1.5 hours. (Map and Directions.) 

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 and Directions.)

Bus connections at Port aux Basques

DRL 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

Ground transportation from Corner Brook to Gillams is available via taxi and car rental.