Getting there & away
Corner Brook is a major hub for bus services in Newfoundland. Most operators use the bus station (709-634-4710) in the town center, adjacent to the Millbrook Mall shopping center. The exception is DRL, which stops at the Confederation Dr Irving station (709-634-7422) across from the visitors center. Those hoping to make connections between the stations will require a taxi. Reservations are essential for all services.
DRL Coachlines (709-263-2171; www.drlgroup.com) buses heading eastward to St John’s ($93 cash only, 10½ hours) depart at 11:25am. At 5:55pm services leave for Port aux Basques ($38, three hours). Stew’s (709-886-2955, 709-634-4710) runs a shuttle van to Burgeo ($33 cash only, two hours) departing at 3pm Monday through Thursday and at 4pm Friday. Eddy’s (709-634-4710) shuttles travel to Stephenville ($17, 1¼ hours) four times daily. Gateway (709-695-3333) shuttles operate weekdays, departing for Port aux Basques ($30, three hours) at 3:45pm. Returns depart from Port aux Basques at 8am.
Martin’s (709-453-2207) shuttles operate weekdays, departing for Woody Point ($14, 1½ hours) and Trout River ($16, two hours) at 4:30pm. Returns depart Woody Point and Trout River at 9am. A different Martin’s (709-458-8201) shuttle departs for Rocky Harbour ($18, 1½ hours), also at 4:30pm weekdays. Returns depart Rocky Harbour at 9am.
The Viking Express (709-634-4710) bus to St Anthony ($56, seven hours) departs at 4pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Stops include Deer Lake ($10, 45 minutes) and Rocky Harbour ($18, two hours).
The Star Taxi (709-634-4343) shuttle picks up from various hotels en route to Deer Lake Airport ($18, 45 minutes) three to five times daily.