Getting To Churchill & Getting Around

Getting to Churchill is part of the adventure. There are no roads; you must arrive by train or plane.

By Train

The Via Rail Canada train departs Union Station in Winnipeg for Churchill every Sunday and Tuesday morning at 9:00 a.m. The train departs Churchill every Thursday and Saturday.

The train ride is approximately 48 hours long – two days and two nights as it covers 1697 kilometres through Manitoba.

By Plane

Air service to Churchill is available year-round. See the list of available airlines that fly to Churchill, below.

For fall trips, book your travel well in advance of departure date to ensure a space. A flight from Winnipeg is approximately two hours long.

Getting Around in Churchill

Churchill is a small town and it is fairly easy to walk around town to shop or explore. Remember you are in polar bear country – respect all signage and warnings. It is not recommended to explore on foot outside the town without a guide.

Most packages will include transfers from the airport or rail station and to all activities and excursions included in your itinerary. For those planning a DYI trip to Churchill, there are tour operators that offer town and areas tours. Tamarack Rentals is the only car rental agency for those looking to explore independently.