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Prince Edward Island Event Planning

Key Highlights

Hotels 39
Total Sleeping Rooms 2,190
Committable Sleeping Rooms* 180
Committable Meeting Rooms* 180
Convention Center Space 50,000 Sq. Ft.
Largest Exhibit Space 5,680 Sq. Ft.
Largest Ballroom 23,575 Sq. Ft.
Average Hotel Room Rate CAD $200
Average Daily Meal Cost CAD $122
Average Weekly Car Rental CAD $389
*Maximum for a single hotel

Prince Edward Island Airport Information

Charlottetown Airport (YYG)

Approximate taxi fare: $17 CAD

Situated about 15 minutes from downtown Charlottetown, the Charlottetown Airport accommodates nearly 300,000 passengers a year with year-round direct flights from Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax, and seasonal direct flights from New York City. Airport amenities include a restaurant and gift shop, as well as short- and long-term parking options.

Airline carriers serving Charlottetown Airport:

  • Air Canada
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Sunwing Vacations
  • WestJet

Prince Edward Island Ground Transportation

Maritime Bus

The Maritime Bus system provides daily service between the Island's Charlottetown, Summerside and Borden-Carlton, as well as more than 40 locations across the Maritimes, with connections to VIA Rail and central and western Canada. Reservations are required and fare is determined by trip.

Northumberland Ferries

Northumberland Ferries runs two ferries between Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia several times daily from May through December. Offering a 600- and 486-passenger capacity, respectively, the ferries feature viewing decks, seasonal live music and refreshments by Cows Ice Cream. Round trip fare is $18 per passenger and free for children under 13 years old; round trip fare per vehicle is $69, which includes all passenger fare for those in the vehicle.

VIA Rail

VIA Rail offers regional service that connects Moncton, New Brunswick with Maritime Bus service to Prince Edward Island. VIA Rail's Moncton station is open Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM to 5:45 PM and Thursday from noon to 3:45 PM.


The nearest Amtrak station to Prince Edward Island, the Montreal Amtrak station sits along the Adirondack route, which provides daily service from New York City to Montreal. Visitors traveling to Prince Edward Island can take VIA Rail from the Montreal Amtrak station to Moncton, New Brunswick, and from there take the Maritime Bus to Prince Edward Island.

Rental Cars

Charlottetown Airport houses rental car counters for Avis, Budget, Hertz and National.


Visitors traveling to downtown Charlottetown from Charlottetown Airport should expect to pay about $12 in taxi fare.

Distance To...

Distance Estimated Driving Time Estimated Min. Flying Time Estimated Flight Cost
Moncton, NB 102 mi 2hr 11min 2hr 19min CAD $719+
Halifax, NS 202 mi 3hr 54min 39min CAD $626+
Bathurst, NB 211 mi 4hr 10min 5hr 30min CAD $1,072+
Sydney, NS 331 mi 6hr 39min 2hr 12min CAD $986+
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