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There are 4 ways to get from North Bay to Winnipeg by plane, bus, night bus, train or car

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Fly  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from North Bay (YYB) to Winnipeg (YWG) YYB - YWG

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Bus, night bus  •  28h 25m

  1. Take the bus from North Bay to Sudbury
  2. Take the bus from Sudbury to Sault Ste Marie
  3. Take the night bus from Sault Ste Marie to Thunder Bay
  4. Take the bus from Thunder Bay to Winnipeg

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Bus, train  •  40h 51m

  1. Take the bus from North Bay to Toronto Ontc
  2. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Winnipeg VIA Rail

Drive  •  22h 37m

  1. Drive from North Bay to Winnipeg 1724.3 km

North Bay to Winnipeg by bus and night bus

The journey time between North Bay and Winnipeg is around 26h 6m and covers a distance of around 1965 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 5m. The fastest journey normally takes 25h 20m. Services are operated by Ontario Northland. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
25h 1m
Layover time:
1h 5m
Total time:
26h 6m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
25h 20m
Journey distance:
1965 km
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
$294
Carbon emissions:
245 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
15:45
Last service departs at:
15:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

North Bay to Winnipeg bus and night bus schedules

North Bay → Winnipeg
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Rules to follow in Canada

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Travel within Canada

Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
Regional restriction measures in place

COVID-19 help in Canada

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1-833-784-4397

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Canada.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Winnipeg is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Winnipeg is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Winnipeg is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1-833-784-4397.

Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Government of Canada.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from North Bay to Winnipeg is to drive which costs $180 - $270 and takes 22h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from North Bay to Winnipeg is to fly which costs $320 - $1,000 and takes 5h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from North Bay to Winnipeg. However, there are services departing from North Bay and arriving at Winnipeg via Sudbury, Sault Ste Marie and Thunder Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 25m.

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The distance between North Bay and Winnipeg is 1368 km. The road distance is 1724.3 km.

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The best way to get from North Bay to Winnipeg without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 28h 25m and costs $290 - $550.

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It takes approximately 5h 47m to get from North Bay to Winnipeg, including transfers.

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North Bay to Winnipeg bus services, operated by Ontario Northland, depart from North Bay station.

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There is no direct flight from North Bay Airport to Winnipeg Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 2m and has one stopover.

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North Bay to Winnipeg bus services, operated by Ontario Northland, arrive at Winnipeg station.

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Winnipeg is 1h behind North Bay. It is currently 7:03 AM in North Bay and 6:03 AM in Winnipeg.

Map of how to get from North Bay to Winnipeg.
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  • Distance: 1367.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 47m

What companies run services between North Bay, ON, Canada and Winnipeg, MB, Canada?

Air Canada flies from North Bay to Winnipeg 3 times a day.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from North Bay to Winnipeg via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from North Bay to Winnipeg via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
10h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
34h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$220 - $270
Business
$320 - $490
Economy
$290 - $350
EconomyPlus
$550 - $850
Bus operators
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from North Bay to Sudbury
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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Ontario Northland
Senior
$23 - $28
Adult
$27 - $35
Bus from Sudbury to Sault Ste Marie
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
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Ontario Northland
Senior
$50 - $75
Adult
$60 - $90
Night bus from Sault Ste Marie to Thunder Bay
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $200
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Ontario Northland
Senior
$110 - $170
Adult
$130 - $200
Bus from Thunder Bay to Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
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Ontario Northland
Senior
$110 - $180
Adult
$130 - $210
Bus from North Bay to Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $95
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Ontario Northland
Senior
$55 - $80
Adult
$65 - $95

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Yes, the driving distance between North Bay to Winnipeg is 1724 km. It takes approximately 22h 37m to drive from North Bay to Winnipeg.

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Air Canada offers flights from North Bay Airport to Winnipeg Airport.

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There are 67+ hotels available in Winnipeg. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from North Bay to North Bay Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs $23 - $29.

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