Visitor Information

Welcome to the Fredericton Capital Region!

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.

Fredericton Visitor Information Centre

Situated at 494 Queen Street in the heart of Downtown Fredericton, our Visitor Information Centre (VIC) 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.

VIC Operating Hours:

  • June 15 to August 31: Open daily from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
  • September 1 to October 14: Open daily from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
  • October 15 to May 2025: Open Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Please note, we will be closed on Monday, October 14. For the most current visitor information, drop by our VIC or contact us during our operational hours.

Start your life well crafted adventure with us – we look forward to making your visit unforgettable!

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How to get here

Flying

The Fredericton International Airport is just 14 km from our downtown, and offers multiple flights daily through Air Canada, Porter, WestJet and Sunwing.

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.

Driving

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.

Bus

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 extended 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!

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