There are 4 ways to get from Montreal to Thunder Bay by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Thunder Bay (YQT) YUL - YQT

$215 - $605

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Bus  •  26 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreal to Toronto, ON 3 stops / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Thunder Bay, ON 5603

$108 - $231

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  25 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Thunder Bay, ON 5603

$125 - $348

Drive  •  21 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Montreal to Thunder Bay 1032 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Montreal to Thunder Bay. However, there are services departing from Montreal and arriving at Donald & Harold via Toronto, ON and Ft. Wm. Rd. & Harbour Expy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 25 min.

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The distance between Montreal and Thunder Bay is 1229 km. The road distance is 1651.2 km.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Thunder Bay without a car is to train and bus which takes 25 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from Montreal to Thunder Bay, including transfers.

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Montreal to Thunder Bay bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, depart from Montreal station.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Thunder Bay is to fly which takes 6 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 26 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from Montreal Airport to Thunder Bay Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 4 min and has one stopover.

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Montreal to Thunder Bay bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Thunder Bay, ON station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montreal to Thunder Bay is 1651 km. It takes approximately 21 h 41 min to drive from Montreal to Thunder Bay.

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WestJet, Air Canada and Porter Airlines offer flights from Montreal Airport to Thunder Bay Airport.

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Map of how to get from Montreal to Thunder Bay.
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  • Distance: 767.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 6 min

What companies run services between Montreal, QC, Canada and Thunder Bay, ON, Canada?

Porter Airlines, Air Canada and WestJet fly from Montreal to Thunder Bay hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Montreal to Thunder Bay via Toronto, ON, Thunder Bay, ON, and Ft. Wm. Rd. & Harbour Expy in around 26 h 25 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Montreal to Thunder Bay via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Thunder Bay via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Montreal to Thunder Bay via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$85 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $170
Business
$120 - $170
Business Plus/Sleeper
$220 - $310
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Thunder Bay, ON
Ave. Duration
18 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$70 - $110
Online Fare
$95 - $140
Standard Fare
$120 - $180
Refundable
$130 - $190
Megabus Canada

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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 Montreal to Montreal Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 22 min and costs .

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