Getting Here

Where in Newfoundland is Deer Lake?

Located  at 49° 10’ 15.90” North 57° 25’ 51.37” West

Deer Lake is situated along the Trans-Canada Highway that crosses Newfoundland, and is the crossroads for all travellers heading to Gros Morne National Park, the Northern Peninsula, the Labrador ferry, the Town of St. Anthony and the L’Anse aux Meadows UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is home to the first Viking settlement in North America.


There are a number of airlines that service Newfoundland and Labrador through the Deer Lake Airport, the fourth busiest in Atlantic Canada. Air Canada is the only carrier that flies out of Deer Lake daily with major destinations throughout North America.

Deer Lake Airport Administration(709)
Air Canada(709) 635-2117
PAL  Airlines(709)


There is an island-wide bus service to and from Port aux Basques to St. John’s each day. It picks up passengers at designated stops along the way with Deer Lake being one of its destinations. The bus service is operated by DRL Coachlines – (709) 263-2163 or toll free 1-888-263-1854 or It connects with the ferry service between Port aux Basques, Newfoundland and North Sydney, Nova Scotia. Deer Lake does not have a bus service within town but does offer taxi services: Yellow Cabs – (709) 635-0000 or Deer Lake Taxi – (709) 635-2521

If you’re looking to travel around the Island and don’t have a vehicle, here are some other scheduled bus services:

Bailey’s Bus ServiceCorner Brook to Baie Verte(709) 532-4642
Eddy’s Bus ServiceStephenville to Corner Brook(709) 643-2134 / 634-7777
Pittman’s Bus ServiceCorner Brook to Deer Lake & Rocky Harbour(709) 634-4710 / 458-2084
Stew’s Bus LineCorner Brook to Burgeo(709) 886-2955 / 634-7777
Viking ExpressCorner Brook to St. Anthony(709) 634-4710 / 688-2112 /454-3939

For more information on province-wide bus services, check in the Yellow Pages of your phone book under Bus Lines or Buses, Coaches, and Minibuses Charter and Rental.


Newfoundland is an island and relies on a ferry service that connects Newfoundland to Nova Scotia. From Nova Scotia you can connect with the Trans Canada Highway and drive across Canada all the way to British Columbia.The ferry service in Newfoundland is a daily service that is regulated by the federal government. There are several ferries that carry passenger vehicles and tractor trailers


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