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

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Bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Sault Ste Marie, ON to Thunder Bay, ON 5603

$40 - $100

1 alternative option

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 bus which costs $50 - $130 and takes 9 h 35 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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sault Ste Marie, ON and arriving at Thunder Bay, ON. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 35 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 which takes 9 h 35 min and costs $50 - $130.

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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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Sault Ste. Marie to Thunder Bay bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Sault Ste Marie, ON station.

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The best way to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Thunder Bay is to fly which takes 2 h 11 min and costs $90 - $420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $130 and takes 9 h 35 min.

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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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Sault Ste. Marie to Thunder Bay bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Thunder Bay, ON station.

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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. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Sault Ste. Marie to Thunder Bay once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 9 h 35 min.

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
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Sault Ste Marie, ON to Thunder Bay, ON
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $60
Online Fare
$50 - $80
Standard Fare
$70 - $100
Refundable
$75 - $110

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