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There are 3 ways to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Thunder Bay by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Sault Ste Marie (YAM) to Thunder Bay (YQT) YAM - YQT

$72 - $319

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  20 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Sault Ste Marie to Sudbury
  2. Take the train from Sudbury to White River
  3. Take the bus from White River, ON to Thunder Bay, ON

$195 - $311

Drive  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Sault Ste. Marie to Thunder Bay 438.6 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Thunder Bay is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 9 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Thunder Bay is to fly which costs $90 - $420 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Sault Ste. Marie and Thunder Bay is 424 km. The road distance is 701.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Thunder Bay without a car is to bus and train which takes 20 h 41 min and costs $250 - $410.

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Thunder Bay, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sault Ste Marie Airport to Thunder Bay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sault Ste. Marie to Thunder Bay is 702 km. It takes approximately 9 h 59 min to drive from Sault Ste. Marie to Thunder Bay.

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Bearskin Lake Air offers flights from Sault Ste Marie Airport to Thunder Bay Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Thunder Bay. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Sault Ste Marie Airport is to taxi which takes 21 min and costs $50 - $60.

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Map of how to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Thunder Bay.
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  • Distance: 264.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

What companies run services between Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada and Thunder Bay, ON, Canada?

Bearskin Lake Air flies from Sault Ste. Marie to Thunder Bay twice daily.

Airlines
Bearskin Lake Air
Website
bearskinairlines.com
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Thunder Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Sudbury to White River
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
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 Sault Ste Marie to Sudbury
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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Ontario Northland
Kasper Transportation
Phone
1-855-566-2378
Bus from White River, ON to Thunder Bay, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
gokasper.com

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