Important Travel Advice travel advice

  • Carry all important documents with you on the plane and have photocopies in your suitcase.
  • Have your Study Permit approval letter ready to show Canada Immigration officials at the port of entry.
  • Bring approximately $100 in cash in case of emergency and $200-$500 in Travellers Cheques.
  • Change your currency to Canadian dollars before you arrive - there is no currency exchange desk at the Fredericton Airport!
  • Make sure that your luggage is identified in English with a Fredericton address (you can use our office address: 26 Bailey Drive, University of New Brunswick, PO Box 4400, Fredericton, NB, E3B 5A3)
  • If you require emergency assistance at any time after your arrival, contact UNB Security at 453-4830 (open 24-hours, 7 days a week)

Flying to the Fredericton International Airport (YFC)

  • Located approximately 20 kilometers (a 15 minute drive) from Fredericton’s city center.
  • There are no shuttles from the airport to campus, but there is a taxi service (approximately $25) and if a taxi is not waiting outside the door, there is a phone with a direct line to the taxi beside the main door.
  • The airport is very small; there is only one gate for arrivals, and only one luggage carrousel.  It is impossible to get lost in this airport!  

Flying to Montreal-Trudeau Airport and taking the bus to Fredericton

From the Montreal airport to the Montreal bus terminal:

You need to take a shuttle called: L’Aérobus to the Montréal Central Bus Station located at 505 de Maisonneuve Blvd. E.

L’Aérobus leaves the airport every 25 minutes and takes 45 minutes to travel to the Montréal Central Bus Station.

Ticket office: Tickets for L’Aérobus on sale at Montréal–Trudeau arrivals level.

Cost:  $16 (approximately)

From the Montreal bus terminal to the Fredericton bus terminal:

At the Montréal Central Bus Station: purchase a ticket from Montreal to Fredericton

Trip takes approximately 10-11 hours with one transfer in Riviere du loup. PLEASE NOTE:  THERE IS A ONE HOUR TIME CHANGE BETWEEN QUEBEC AND NEW BRUNSWICK.

Departure from Montreal:  10:20pm and 6:00am

Cost:  $150 (approximately)