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

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Fly  •  7 h 33 min

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

$226 - $783

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Train, bus  •  34 h 38 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

$148 - $446

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

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The best way to get from Edmonton to Thunder Bay without a car is to train and bus which takes 34 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 33 min to get from Edmonton to Thunder Bay, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Edmonton Airport to Thunder Bay Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Thunder Bay is 2 h ahead of Edmonton. It is currently 3:46 PM in Edmonton and 5:46 PM in Thunder Bay.

Yes, the driving distance between Edmonton to Thunder Bay is 2009 km. It takes approximately 24 h 51 min to drive from Edmonton to Thunder Bay.

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Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Edmonton Airport to Thunder Bay Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Thunder Bay. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Edmonton to Edmonton Airport is to bus which takes 35 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Edmonton to Thunder Bay.
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  • Distance: 1112.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 33 min

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
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Edmonton to Thunder Bay via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 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 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Edmonton to Thunder Bay via Calgary, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Edmonton to Thunder Bay via Winnipeg, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
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
6 h 55 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
Flights from Edmonton to Thunder Bay via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Edmonton to Portage la Prairie
Ave. Duration
21 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$90 - $130
Economy
$160 - $220
Economy Plus
$220 - $320
Business
$240 - $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
$45 - $110
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $65
Online Fare
$55 - $90
Standard Fare
$75 - $110
Refundable
$80 - $120

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