• Our partners include:

  • Greyhound USA
  • VIA Rail
  • Amtrak
  • Acela Express
  • Megabus
  • SuperShuttle
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia

There are 3 ways to get from Manitoulin Island to Thunder Bay by bus, plane, train 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

Bus, fly  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Little Current to Sudbury
  2. Fly from Sudbury (YSB) to Thunder Bay (YQT) YSB - YQT

$118 - $507

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  17h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Little Current to Sudbury
  2. Take the train from Sudbury to White River
  3. Take the bus from White River, ON to Thunder Bay, ON

$168 - $277

Drive  •  13h 52m

  1. Drive from Little Current to Thunder Bay 616.4 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manitoulin Island to Thunder Bay is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 13h 52m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Manitoulin Island to Thunder Bay is to bus and fly which costs $150 - $700 and takes 5h 16m.

More details

The distance between Manitoulin Island and Thunder Bay is 564 km. The road distance is 986.3 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Manitoulin Island to Thunder Bay without a car is to bus and train which takes 17h 26m and costs $220 - $370.

More details

It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from Manitoulin Island to Thunder Bay, including transfers.

More details

The quickest flight from Sudbury Airport to Thunder Bay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

Search flights

Yes, the driving distance between Manitoulin Island to Thunder Bay is 986 km. It takes approximately 13h 52m to drive from Manitoulin Island to Thunder Bay.

Get driving directions

Bearskin Lake Air, Air Canada and Porter Airlines offer flights from Sudbury Airport to Thunder Bay Airport.

Search flights

There are 26+ hotels available in Thunder Bay. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Manitoulin Island to Thunder Bay.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 352.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 16m

What companies run services between Manitoulin Island, ON, Canada and Thunder Bay, ON, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Little Current to Thunder Bay. However, you can take the bus to Sudbury, take the taxi to Sudbury airport, fly to Thunder Bay, take the walk to Thunder Bay Airport, then take the line 14 bus to Thunder Bay. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Little Current to Thunder Bay via Sudbury, Cambrian Ford, Transit Terminal, Fire Hall, Sudbury, White River, and White River, ON in around 17h 26m.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Sudbury to Thunder Bay via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Sudbury to Thunder Bay via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Bearskin Lake Air
Website
bearskinairlines.com
Flights from Sudbury to Thunder Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Sudbury to White River
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$95 - $140
Business
$120 - $170
Bus operators
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Little Current to Sudbury
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Book at
Ontario Northland
Kasper Transportation
Phone
1-855-566-2378
Bus from White River, ON to Thunder Bay, ON
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
gokasper.com

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including How to get from Gatwick Airport into central London, 5 incredible day trips from Florence by train and Train travel in France: A guide to SNCF - to help you get the most out of your next trip.