If By Road...

From St. Barbe, NL to Labrador West

 

To get from the Island portion of the province, the traveler must go by ferry, the MV Apollo, owned by Woodward Group.  The MV Apollo is a modern ferry which can accommodate 85 vehicles and 240 passengers.  The vessel has comfortable seating, limited deck access, a cafeteria, and arcade.

 

 

MV Apollo, Operated by Labrador Marine
MV Apollo, Operated by Labrador Marine

Travel time from St. Barbe to Blanc Sablon take approximately 2 hours to make the 35 km (22 mile) crossing.  On a clear day in spring you will have the opportunity to see icebergs as they make their way south through the Straits.  Many whales and porpoises can be seen during crossings, so travelers should be on the look out.

For Rates, Reservations, and Schedules, Visit the Labrador Marine Website.

 

 

Boulevard Docteur-Camille-Marcoux

Blanc Sablon, Quebec - L'Anse-au-Clair, Newfoundland

 

Distance:  5.7 KM (3.5 Miles)

Travel Time:  approximately 5 minutes

Speed Limit:  40 km/hr (25mph)

Surfaces:  paved - winding

Blanc Sablon - Food, Gas, Hotel, Medical, Airport

L'Anse-au-Clair - Food, Gas, Hotel

 

 

Route 510 - Trans Labrador Highway

L'Anse-au-Clair - Forteau - L'Anse-au-Loup - West Saint Modeste - Pinware - Red Bay

 

Distance:  81 KM (50 Miles)

Travel Time:  approximately 1 hour 5 minutes

Speed Limit:  70 km/hr (45mph)

Surfaces:  paved - winding

Various Services Enroute - Food, Gas, Hotel, Medical, etc

Red Bay - Food, Gas, Hotel, Museum, etc

 

 

Route 510 - Trans Labrador Highway

Red Bay - Mary's Harbour - Port Hope Simpson

 

Distance:  137 KM (85 Miles)

Travel Time:  approximately 2 hours

Speed Limit:  70 km/hr (45mph)

Surfaces:  gravel (Class "A") - frequently graded

Red Bay/Mary's Harbour - Food, Gas, Hotel - NEXT SERVICES Port Hope Simpson

Port Hope Simpson - Food, Gas, Hotel

 

 

Route 510 - Trans Labrador Highway

Port Hope Simpson - Happy Valley-Goose Bay

 

Distance:  405 KM (252 Miles)

Travel Time:  approximately 7 hours 45 minutes

Speed Limit:  70 km/hr (45 mph) on gravel

Surfaces:  gravel (Class "A") - frequently graded

Port Hope Simpson - Food, Gas, and Hotel - NEXT SERVICES Happy Valley-Goose Bay

Happy Valley-Goose Bay Services - Food, Gas, Hotel, Medical, Airport, etc.

 

 

Route 500 - Trans Labrador Highway

Happy Valley-Goose Bay - Churchill Falls - Labrador City/Wabush

 

Distance:  530 KM (330 Miles)

Travel Time:  approximately 7 1/2 hours

Speed Limit:  80 km/hr (50mph) - 70 km/hr (45 mph) on gravel

Surfaces:  Approximately 500 KM (310 miles) paved - 30 KM (19 miles) gravel

Happy Valley-Goose Bay Services - Food, Gas, Hotel, Medical, Airport, etc.

Churchill Falls Services - Food, Gas, Hotel, Medical

 

 

 

For Road Conditions Visit the NL Highway Driving Conditions Website

 

 

From Newfoundland  by Road

 

Gateway Labrador

1365 Route 500

Nichols-Adam Highway

P.O. Box 18

Labrador City, NL

A2V 2K3

Tel:  (709) 944-5399

 

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Organizations in Labrador West that have partnered with Gateway Labrador.
 
The Labrador Flag - a permanent declaration of the unique identity of the people of Labrador and their common heritage.
Labrador Flag

•  Labrador West Heritage Society, Height of Land Branch

 •  Labrador West Website

•  Aboriginal Service Center