Travel to Manitoba

Flying to Manitoba

Canadian flag-carrying airline Air Canada (AC) ( runs inter-provincial and international flights to the US. Other airlines also provide such a service to Manitoba.

Other airports in Manitoba

Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport

Airport Code: YWG. Location: The airport is 10km (6 miles) northwest of the city centre (journey time - 20 minutes). Website: Public transport description: There is a regular bus service every 20 minutes. A number of hotels offer shuttle services.

Travel by rail

Winnipeg is the most central hub of VIA Rail (tel: +1 888 842 7245; in Canada. The Canadian takes four days to connect Vancouver in the west to Toronto in the east, passing through Winnipeg several times a week in each direction. The Hudson Bay service runs northwards within Manitoba from Winnipeg to The Pas (the interchange station for services to Pukatawagan), Thompson and Churchill.

Getting to Manitoba by boat

The only major coastal port is Churchill ( on Hudson Bay, which operates from mid-July to October.

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