There are 4 ways to get from Montreal 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  •  5 h 59 min

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

$220 - $623

Cheapest option

Bus  •  26 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreal to Kingston, ON
  2. Take the bus from Kingston, ON to Toronto, ON - Yorkdale Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Yorkdale, ON to Thunder Bay, ON

$112 - $245

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

$124 - $347

Drive  •  21 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Montreal to Thunder Bay 1032 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Thunder Bay is to drive which costs $180 - $260 and takes 21 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to Thunder Bay is to fly which costs $290 - $850 and takes 5 h 59 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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It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Montreal to Thunder Bay, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montreal to Thunder Bay. However, there are services departing from Montreal and arriving at Thunder Bay, ON via Kingston, ON and Yorkdale, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 47 min.

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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 Kingston, ON, Toronto, ON - Yorkdale Bus Terminal, and Yorkdale, ON in around 26 h 47 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Montreal to Thunder Bay via Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Thunder Bay via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Thunder Bay via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $70
Economy
$80 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $170
Business
$120 - $170
Business Plus/Sleeper
$210 - $300
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
Bus from Yorkdale, ON to Thunder Bay, ON
Ave. Duration
18 h 52 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
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Montreal to Kingston, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
ca.megabus.com
Book at
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Kingston, ON to Toronto, ON - Yorkdale Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
ca.megabus.com
Book at
ca.megabus.com

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