St. John's travel guide

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You're Going to Love St. John's

With a population of 99.182, St. John's is the largest city in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in St. John's to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in St. John's

If you’re looking for affordable options, Raymonds Restaurant (95 Water Street) and Boca Tapas Bar (189 Water St) are great picks. For delicious green meals, Bernie's Food House (284 Duckworth St) and Quintanas De La Plaza (57 Rowan St) are recommended spots to get vegetarian or vegan food in St. John's.

When to visit St. John's

St. John's in January
Estimated hotel price
S$ 146
1 night at 3-star hotel
St. John's in January
Estimated hotel price
S$ 146
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to St. John's in July, when the average temperature is 16 °C, and the highest can go up to 21 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is February, when it can get as cold as -9 °C, with an average temperature of -5 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in December, when precipitation is around 165 mm. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in St. John's, with an average rainfall of 92 mm.

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How to Get to St. John's

Plane

When flying to St. John's, you’ll arrive at St John's (YYT), which is located 7 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to St. John's, you’ll arrive at St John's (YYT), which is located 7 km from the city centre.

Airports near St. John's

Airlines serving St. John's

Lufthansa
Good (4,686 reviews)
KLM
Good (843 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,196 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,465 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,110 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,951 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,194 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,172 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (553 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (770 reviews)
Avianca
Good (1,332 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (929 reviews)
Aeromexico
Good (777 reviews)
Philippine Airlines
Good (672 reviews)
XiamenAir
Good (29 reviews)
Air Transat
Good (269 reviews)
Porter Airlines
Good (174 reviews)
WestJet
Good (2,016 reviews)
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Where to stay in St. John's

From 5-star hotels such as the Monastery Hotel to great affordable options like the Holiday Inn St. John's Government Centre Hotel, St. John's offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around S$ 200 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to S$ 325 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of St. John's

Most booked hotels in St. John's

Crossroads Inn & Suites
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
S$ 154+
Jag Boutique Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
S$ 212+
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott St. John's Newfoundland
4 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
S$ 228+
Holiday Inn Express & Suites St John's Airport
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
S$ 189+
Sandman Signature St. John's Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
S$ 193+
Ramada by Wyndham St. John's
3 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
S$ 162+

Hiring a car in St. John's

Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Avis and Alamo are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to hire a car in St. John's is the Thrifty branch at 100 World Parkway, which is 7 km from the city centre.

Expect to pay S$ 1.82 per litre in St. John's (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 21.80 and S$ 29.07. The most frequently booked car type in St. John's is Standard (Ford Edge or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Hyundai Elantra GT or similar) is, on average, 53% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Avis and Alamo are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to hire a car in St. John's is the Thrifty branch at 100 World Parkway, which is 7 km from the city centre.

Expect to pay S$ 1.82 per litre in St. John's (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 21.80 and S$ 29.07. The most frequently booked car type in St. John's is Standard (Ford Edge or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Hyundai Elantra GT or similar) is, on average, 53% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.