Getting Around

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Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
2000 Wellington Avenue
P: 204.987.9402

Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport welcomes 3.78 million passengers annually. With in excess of 80 flights per day, the airport is serviced by major and local carriers including: Air Canada, Delta, United Airlines, WestJet, Calm Air, Bearskin Airlines, Sunwing, Air Transat, Perimeter Airlines and Newleaf.

Additional services are readily available through major charter operators or private air transportation facilities. Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport enjoys non-stop services from major U.S. airports: Chicago, Denver, Las Vegas, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Phoenix, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale and Palm Springs.  Delta, Westjet and United Airlines offer nearly 100 direct flights per week departing from Winnipeg, which ranks third among the 12 Canadian mid-sized cities surveyed by the number of scheduled direct flights.

St. Andrews Airport
202-705 South Gate Road
St. Andrews, MB R1A 3P9
P: 204.983.3735

Buses (local)

Winnipeg Transit
421 Osborne Street
Call 311 for route, schedule and faer information

Local bus service is provided by Winnipeg Transit, which operates a fleet of 535 buses, 293 of which are low floor easy access buses, covering 86 routes throughout the city. For information on regular Winnipeg transit routes and fares, visit

Downtown Spirit - free transit service in downtown
Winnipeg Transit, in conjunction with Downtown BIZ and The Forks North Portage Partnership, offers free and easy travel in downtown Winnipeg via Portage Avenue and Memorial Boulevard and back to The Forks. To view the Downtown Spirit routes, visit For service hours and complete information call 311.

Handi -Transit
Trip Bookings, Registrations & Inquiries: 204.986.5722
Trip Confirmations: 204.986.5711
Trip Cancellations: 204.986.5733

Buses (regional)

The Winnipeg Bus Terminal is located at Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport. Ticketing available Monday to Sunday: 6:30 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.; and on holidays: 6:30 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. For more information on ticket purchases, please call or visit the websites noted below:

Exclusive Bus Lines
5236 Portage Avenue (Headingley, MB)
P: (204) 888-4411

Beaver Bus Lines

339 Archibald Street
P: (204) 989-7024
Toll-free in Canada: 1-800-432-5072

Greyhound Canada
2015 Wellington Avenue (located at teh Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport)
P: (204) 949-7777
Toll-free in Canada: 1-800-661-8747

Greyhound Courier Express
Monday-Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Holidays: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


VIA Rail
123 Main Street
Toll Free (Canada and U.S.): 1-888-VIA-RAIL

The Canadian, one of VIA Rail’s proudest services, travels across Canada and stops in Winnipeg. The Hudson Bay departs from Winnipeg and travels up to Churchill. VIA Rail Canada runs more than 480 trains per week over a 14,000 kilometre network of track, linking more than 450 cities in Canada. Over four million passengers travel on VIA Rail each year.


Taxis and automobile rental pick-ups are available at most hotels, the airport, the bus depot and Union Station. Some Winnipeg hotels may also offer airport shuttle service. Automobile rental information is listed in the Yellow Pages, and all major car rental firms are represented at the airport. Limousine transportation is available from airport to downtown hotels and businesses.

Driving Tips
The use of seat belts, child restraints and motorcycle helmets is compulsory within the province of Manitoba. Right turns are allowed on red lights, unless otherwise posted. Left on red from one way to one way is allowed, unless otherwise posted. Cellular phone use and smoking in vehicles with children is illegal.

Watch for no-parking signs and no-turn signs between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m., and again between 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. City of Winnipeg metered parking is in effect Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. Free two-hour parking is available downtown, and where available, is noted on the meter. Privately metered parking extends past 5:00 p.m. and is noted on road signs or on the meter itself.

For the best navigation, use the route numbers and remember that avenues typically run east and west and streets are north and south. Numbers begin at the rivers.

Please note: The City of Winnipeg utilizes photo radar technology in an effort to reduce the incidences of red light running and speeding within the city limits. Signage is posted in all areas where camera enforcement is used.

Bicycle Rental

White Pine Bicycle Company
Johnston Terminal at The Forks
109 — 25 Forks Market Road
P: 204.615.0050

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