Located in west-central New Brunswick, The Fredericton Capital Region boasts a lively city centre and extends across several communities, all within a short driving distance of the Capital City. With a blend of cultural, heritage and nature experiences all within reach, adventure awaits in every direction. Let us help you craft your next Fredericton Capital Region experience.
Visitor Information Centre
Until May 17, 2023, visitor information is available from the Fredericton Tourism main office at 371 Queen Street, Suite 101, open 8:15am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday.
From May 18 to October 14, 2024, the Visitor Information Centre located at 11 Carleton Street, in the heart of Fredericton’s Historic Garrison District, is your complete source of information when visiting the Fredericton Capital Region. The bilingually staffed centre provides literature and details on regional attractions, restaurants, accommodations, and updated tour and activity schedules.
Visitor Information Centre (VIC) hours:
- May 18 to August 31, Daily, 10am-6pm
- September 1 to October 14, Daily 10am-4:30pm
For visitor information from October 15, 2024, to May of 2025, the VIC at 11 Carleton Street will be open Monday through Friday, except Holidays, 10am-4:30pm.
Click here to fill out a request to order a Visitor Guide.
How to get here
The Fredericton International Airport is just 14 km from our downtown, and offers multiple flights daily through Air Canada, Porter, Sunwing and Lynx Air (coming June 2023).
YFC onsite Car Rentals are available through Avis, Budget, Enterprise, and National.
A taxi agent is located at the airport to assist passengers and arrange for ground transportation needs.
The Fredericton Capital Region makes for an excellent road-trip destination from several major cities:
- Montreal, Quebec (8 hours)
- Halifax, Nova Scotia (4 hours)
- Boston, Massachusetts, USA (7 hours)
- Bangor, Maine, USA (3 hours)
From the United States, Fredericton is only 60 minutes from the Houlton, Maine border and 90 minutes from the Calais, Maine border.
Visit Maritime Bus for schedules and routes from destinations within New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.
Once you’re here
Find your fit with a selection of lodgings across the region including hotels, bed and breakfasts, and tons of glamping and camping options.
Getting around the City
Explore the Fredericton Capital Region by car, bus, foot or bike! Several rental car companies operate within the region, and the Fredericton Transit offers affordable public transportation within the City of Fredericton. The 120+ km Fredericton trail system is an excellent option to see the sights on foot, or bike! Bike rentals are available through local shops such as The Radical Edge and Savages. Taxi services are available to be booked by phone.
With your home base and transportation plan in place, it’s time to fill your visit with some exceptional experiences! Our calendar of events is updated daily to ensure you don’t miss a beat. Pair your adventures with some fine dining and delectable drinks, and you’re all set for an unforgettable visit to the Fredericton Capital Region!