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Getting Around Fredericton

Do you require accessible transportation? Click here


Airport Service

Reservations for shuttle service must be made in advance of your arrival.

Goes to:

•    Congress Registration
•    On-campus accommodation locations
•    Hotels with an official Congress room block

Cost: $20.00 one-way, per person, includes tax

To book:

For information on how to change or update your Airport Shuttle Reservation click here.

In-Town Service
A free dedicated shuttle service will be offered between UNB/STU campus locations and hotels with an official Congress room block. Shuttles will also be offered from campus to downtown Fredericton. This service is designed to complement other in-town transportation options.

On-Campus Service
Continuous hop on/hop off shuttle services will be offered at no cost between Congress venues daily.
Schedule: Continuous service from May 28 – June 3, from 7:00 am - 7:00 pm and on June 4 from 7:00 am -4:00 pm.

Download the shuttle service sheet: Congress Shuttle Service

Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rentals are offering Congress 2011 delegates special discounted rates on rental car services at all North American locations. Delegates are encouraged to make their reservations well in advance.

To book either:

Online: Visit the special congress car rental website

Telephone:     1-800-261-7331
Code:             Use promo code XVC9068

Free parking is offered to all delegates during Congress 2011. UNB/STU is not responsible for vehicles parked in public parking locations.

For more information (including parking lot maps and policies):


Accessible transportation is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Congress delegates are strongly urged to pre-arrange any accessible transportation needs prior to their arrival.

Estimated Costs for transfers:
Airport:        Starting at CDN$27.00 (taxes included)
In-Town:      Starting at CDN$9.50 (taxes included)

NOTE: These prices are subject to change. Cancellation and late fees may apply.

For rate quotes or to book:
•    Brunswick Accessible Taxi
(506) 455-BAT1 (2281)

•    Dial-a-Bus
(506) 460-2212


Airport – Downtown Fares: Starting at CDN$26.00 (tax included)
•    Trius Taxi: (506) 454-4444
•    Checker Cab: (506) 450-8294
•    ABC Taxi: (506) 455-5555
•    Diamond (Oromocto): (506) 357-3341
•    George’s: (506) 459-1100
•    Standard: (506) 450-4444

NOTE: If you require assistance in arranging accessible transportation, please contact Brunswick Accessible Taxi at (506) 455-2281. This service must be arranged in advance.

Fredericton Transit operates 28 different buses on 9 different routes around the city. For information on public transit schedules, routes and accessibility contact Fredericton

Schedule:        6:15 a.m. – 11:00 p.m., Monday to Saturday
Fares:               CDN$2.00 for all passengers (Children under 6 ride free)


Car and limousine services are available for pick up and drop off transfers from and to the Fredericton International Airport. Car and limousine service providers require advanced bookings as well as your flight information ready.

•    ABC Taxi & Private Car Service: (506) 455-5555
•    Silvers Limousine: (506) 472-9956

Bicycle rentals are available at several locations throughout downtown Fredericton.
•    River Trails Bike Rentals: Lighthouse on the Green, (506) 476-RENT (7368)
•    Radical Edge: 386 Queen Street, (506) 459-3478
•    Savage’s: 451 King Street, (506) 457-7452


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