There are 2 ways to get from Thunder Bay to Duluth by bus or car

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Bus  •  25 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Thunder Bay, ON to Sault Ste Marie, ON
  2. Take the bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Ironwood
  3. Take the bus from Ironwood to Duluth Transportation Center East

$104 - $189

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Thunder Bay to Duluth 191 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Thunder Bay to Duluth is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thunder Bay to Duluth is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The distance between Thunder Bay and Duluth is 278 km. The road distance is 305.6 km.

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It takes approximately 25 h 42 min to get from Thunder Bay to Duluth, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Thunder Bay to Duluth without a car is to bus which takes 25 h 42 min and costs $130 - $250.

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  • Distance: 174 miles
  • Duration: 25 h 42 min

What companies run services between Thunder Bay, ON, Canada and Duluth, MN, USA?

You can take a bus from Thunder Bay to Duluth via Sault Ste Marie, ON, Sault Ste. Marie, MI, and Ironwood in around 25 h 42 min.

Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Thunder Bay, ON to Sault Ste Marie, ON
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $60
Online Fare
$50 - $80
Standard Fare
$65 - $100
Refundable
$75 - $110
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Ironwood
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Ironwood to Duluth Transportation Center East
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com

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