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

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Fly  •  6h 9m

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

$215 - $605

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  25h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Montréal, QC to Ottawa, ON
  2. Take the bus from Ottawa to Sudbury
  3. Take the train from Sudbury to White River
  4. Take the bus from White River, ON to Thunder Bay, ON

$201 - $394

2 alternative options

Bus, train via Consiton Road, ON  •  26h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Montréal, QC to Ottawa, ON
  2. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Consiton Road, ON
  3. Take the train from Sudbury to White River
  4. Take the bus from White River, ON to Thunder Bay, ON

$212 - $392

Drive  •  21h 41m

  1. Drive from Montreal to Thunder Bay 1032 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Thunder Bay is to drive which costs $170 - $260 and takes 21h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to Thunder Bay is to fly which costs $280 - $800 and takes 6h 9m.

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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 bus and train which takes 25h 42m and costs $260 - $550.

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It takes approximately 6h 9m to get from Montreal to Thunder Bay, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Montreal Airport to Thunder Bay Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 8m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montreal to Thunder Bay is 1651 km. It takes approximately 21h 41m 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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There are 26+ hotels available in Thunder Bay. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Montreal Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 21m and costs $4.

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Map of how to get from Montreal to Thunder Bay.
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  • Distance: 767.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 9m

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.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Montreal to Thunder Bay via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
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
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Montreal to Thunder Bay via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Montreal to Thunder Bay via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
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
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Montréal, QC to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $24
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Sudbury, ON - 1663 Kingsway
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$29 - $45
Online Fare
$35 - $60
Standard Fare
$50 - $75
Refundable
$55 - $80
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Consiton Road, ON
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$29 - $45
Online Fare
$35 - $60
Standard Fare
$50 - $75
Refundable
$55 - $80
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

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