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There are 7 ways to get from Thunder Bay to British Columbia by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Vancouver  •  8h 30m

  1. Fly from Thunder Bay (YQT) to Vancouver (YVR) YQT - YVR

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Fly to Abbotsford  •  8h 20m

  1. Fly from Thunder Bay (YQT) to Abbotsford (YXX) YQT - YXX

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Fly to Kelowna  •  9h 57m

  1. Fly from Thunder Bay (YQT) to Kelowna (YLW) YQT - YLW

Fly to Nanaimo  •  10h 27m

  1. Fly from Thunder Bay (YQT) to Nanaimo (YCD) YQT - YCD

Bus, train  •  3 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from Thunder Bay to Southdale Mall Ontc
  2. Take the train from Winnipeg to Vancouver VIA Rail

Bus, train via Dinorwic, ON  •  3 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Thunder Bay to Dinorwic, ON
  2. Take the bus from Dinorwic to Winnipeg, ON - 1040 Beaver Hill
  3. Take the train from Winnipeg to Vancouver

Drive  •  33h 44m

  1. Drive from Thunder Bay to Vancouver 3218.6 km

Thunder Bay (YQT) to Vancouver (YVR) flights

The flight time between Thunder Bay (YQT) and Vancouver (YVR) is around 10h 7m and covers a distance of around 2462 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 11m. The fastest flight normally takes 6h 43m. Services are operated by WestJet and Air Canada. Typically 190 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
6h 55m
Layover time:
3h 11m
Total time:
10h 7m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
6h 43m
Flight distance:
2462 km
Flights per week:
190
Cheapest price:
$301
Carbon emissions:
815 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
05:30
Last flight departs at:
17:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Thunder Bay (YQT) to Vancouver (YVR) flight schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thunder Bay to British Columbia is to fly which costs $210 - $600 and takes 8h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Thunder Bay to British Columbia is to fly which costs $210 - $600 and takes 8h 20m.

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The distance between Thunder Bay and British Columbia is 2540 km. The road distance is 3218.6 km.

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The best way to get from Thunder Bay to British Columbia without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 days 0h and costs $490 - $1,400.

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It takes approximately 8h 30m to get from Thunder Bay to British Columbia, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Thunder Bay Airport to Vancouver Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 43m and has one stopover.

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British Columbia is 3h behind Thunder Bay. It is currently 4:43 AM in Thunder Bay and 1:43 AM in British Columbia.

Yes, the driving distance between Thunder Bay to British Columbia is 3219 km. It takes approximately 33h 44m to drive from Thunder Bay to British Columbia.

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Thunder Bay Airport to Vancouver Airport.

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The best way to get from Thunder Bay to Thunder Bay Airport is to line 14 bus which takes 16 min and costs $3.

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Map of how to get from Thunder Bay to British Columbia.
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  • Distance: 2540.4 km
  • Duration: 8h 30m

What companies run services between Thunder Bay, ON, Canada and British Columbia, Canada?

WestJet and Air Canada fly from Thunder Bay to Richmond hourly.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Thunder Bay to Vancouver via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Thunder Bay to Vancouver via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $2,800
Flights from Thunder Bay to Vancouver via Winnipeg, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
9h 51m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Thunder Bay to Vancouver via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $2,800
Flights from Thunder Bay to Abbotsford via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,700
Flights from Thunder Bay to Abbotsford via Winnipeg, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Flights from Thunder Bay to Kelowna via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $2,700
Flights from Thunder Bay to Kelowna via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $2,800
Flights from Thunder Bay to Kelowna via Winnipeg, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10h 11m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Thunder Bay to Kelowna via Winnipeg, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,000
Flights from Thunder Bay to Kelowna via Toronto, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
10h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,900
Flights from Thunder Bay to Kelowna via Winnipeg, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
10h 23m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Thunder Bay to Kelowna via Toronto, Victoria
Ave. Duration
11h 28m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $3,100
Flights from Thunder Bay to Kelowna via Toronto, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
12h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $3,100
Flights from Thunder Bay to Nanaimo via Toronto, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $7,000
Flights from Thunder Bay to Nanaimo via Winnipeg, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10h 13m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$700 - $4,200
Flights from Thunder Bay to Nanaimo via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
11h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $7,000
Flights from Thunder Bay to Nanaimo via Winnipeg, Calgary
Ave. Duration
11h 59m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$700 - $4,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Thunder Bay to Vancouver via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Thunder Bay to Vancouver via Toronto, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Thunder Bay to Vancouver via Toronto, Nanaimo
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Thunder Bay to Vancouver via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Thunder Bay to Vancouver via Toronto, Regina
Ave. Duration
10h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Thunder Bay to Kelowna via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Thunder Bay to Kelowna via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Thunder Bay to Kelowna via Toronto, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9h 46m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Thunder Bay to Nanaimo via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $5,500
Flights from Thunder Bay to Nanaimo via Toronto, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,300 - $5,500
Flights from Thunder Bay to Nanaimo via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
12h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,300 - $5,500
Swoop
Website
flyswoop.com
Flights from Thunder Bay to Abbotsford via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Thunder Bay to Abbotsford via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flair Airlines
Website
flyflair.com
Flights from Thunder Bay to Abbotsford via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Winnipeg to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 days 12h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$290 - $340
Business
$400 - $650
Economy
$370 - $450
EconomyPlus
$750 - $1,100
Bus operators
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Thunder Bay to Southdale Mall
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
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Ontario Northland
Senior
$110 - $180
Adult
$130 - $210
Kasper Transportation
Phone
1-855-566-2378
Bus from Thunder Bay to Dinorwic, ON
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $170
Schedules at
gokasper.com
Child
$55 - $85
Senior
$100 - $150
Adult
$110 - $170
Bus from Dinorwic to Winnipeg, ON - 1040 Beaver Hill
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Schedules at
gokasper.com
Child
$65 - $90
Senior
$110 - $170
Adult
$130 - $180

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