How To Get Here

Sound Symposium is located in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, an island in the North Atlantic on the east coast of Canada.

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WestJet, United and Air Canada have regular scheduled air service to St. John’s International Airport (YYT) from most North American Cities. Porter Airlines has a more limited service to St. John’s, but is currently expanding the number of cities on this list.

European flights are routed through Halifax International (YHZ) in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Please be SURE to tell them you are going to Newfoundland.  A few of our guests accidentally found themselves in St. John, New Brunswick. Not all travel agents know the difference!


Marine Atlantic offers a car, truck and passenger ferry service to Port aux Basque and Argentia, Newfoundland from North Sydney, Nova Scotia. North Sydney is a 5 hour drive from Halifax. St. John’s is a 9 hour drive from Port aux Basque, and a 1.5 hour drive from Argentia. Please give yourself extra days when travelling by road and ferry as weather delays are common.


St. John’s International Airport
Government of Newfoundland & Labrador Tourism