There are 3 ways to get from Edmonton to Thunder Bay by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Edmonton (YEG) to Thunder Bay (YQT) YEG - YQT

$229 - $809

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  32 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Edmonton to Portage la Prairie VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Portage La Prairie, MB to Thunder Bay, ON 5150

$136 - $439

1 alternative option

Drive  •  24 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Edmonton to Thunder Bay 1255.5 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Edmonton to Thunder Bay is to drive which costs $210 - $320 and takes 24 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edmonton to Thunder Bay is to fly which costs $300 - $1,100 and takes 8 h 33 min.

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The distance between Edmonton and Thunder Bay is 1780 km. The road distance is 2008.8 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 33 min to get from Edmonton to Thunder Bay, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Edmonton, AB, Canada and Thunder Bay, ON, Canada?

Air Canada and WestJet fly from Edmonton to Thunder Bay hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Edmonton to Thunder Bay via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Edmonton to Thunder Bay via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Edmonton to Thunder Bay via Calgary, Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Edmonton to Thunder Bay via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Edmonton to Thunder Bay via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to Thunder Bay via Calgary, Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Edmonton to Thunder Bay via Calgary, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Edmonton to Portage la Prairie
Ave. Duration
18 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$90 - $130
Economy
$160 - $220
Economy Plus
$220 - $310
Business
$230 - $330
Business Plus/Sleeper
$420 - $600
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Portage La Prairie, MB to Thunder Bay, ON
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $65
Online Fare
$55 - $85
Standard Fare
$75 - $110
Refundable
$80 - $120

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