MY CITY’S STILL BREATHING: Travel and Accommodations

Accommodations

For your convenience, we have blocked off rooms at the Fort Garry Hotel.
Group code: 1098Z5

Standard, (two Queen beds or one King)  $135 (this is the discount rate when using the group code)
One Bedroom Suite $199 (this is the discount rate when using the group code)
 

Travel

You can travel to Winnipeg in several ways depending on where you are coming from.

By air- Several major carriers travel back and forth from Winnipeg each day, with Air Canada and Westjet connections from most major Canadian cities.  Northwest/Delta and United serve USA destinations with direct flights from Chicago, Minneapolis, Denver, and Phoenix.

By car- You can drive here.  In Canada, the No. 1 Trans-Canada Highway (east-west) provides direct connection to all major urban centres in the country. From the United States, both the U.S. Interstate No. 29 and Minnesota No. 94 (Border crossing into Canada at Emerson) connect to Manitoba No. 75 North to Winnipeg. As well Minnesota No. 59 and U.S. No. 2 (Border Crossing at Tolstoi) connect to Manitoba No. 59.

By train – VIA Rail serves Winnipeg three times weekly from both Vancouver and Toronto. You can connect to Via Rail through Amtrack or your local carrier.

By bus - There are several carriers that run buses to Winnipeg: Beaver Bus Lines Ltd, Grey Goose Bus, Greyhound Canada, and Jefferson Line.

By boat - No. You cannot travel here by boat.

Find out more detailed information on how to travel to Winnipeg at the Economic Development Winnipeg website.

 

Getting around Winnipeg

From the Airport to the Fort Garry Hotel it is about a 15 minute, $20 cab ride.

Depending on the weather, most of the locations in the symposium will be walkable from the Fort Garry Hotel and the Winnipeg Art Gallery. (See the site map for the symposium)

Winnipeg transit is also an easy way to get around the city. You can visit their website and figure out routes as long as you have addresses. (See the site map for the symposium)

There are several cab companies you can call to get around as well:

A-AAA Unicity Taxi
(204) 925-3131

Blueline Taxi
(204) 925-8888

Duffy's Taxi
(204) 775-0101

Spring Taxi
(204) 774-8294

Vital Transit Services Ltd
(204) 633-2022

 

          

Travel Sponsor: Out 'n About Travel Inc.

 

Hotel Sponsor:  The Fort Garry

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