There are 5 ways to get from Thunder Bay to Hamilton by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Toronto, bus  •  4h 51m

  1. Fly from Thunder Bay (YQT) to Toronto (YYZ) YQT - YYZ
  2. Take the bus from Pearson Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.

$152 - $355

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Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, bus  •  5h 11m

  1. Fly from Thunder Bay (YQT) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YQT - YTZ
  2. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.

$167 - $374

Bus, train via Toronto  •  22h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Thunder Bay, ON to White River, ON
  2. Take the train from White River to Sudbury
  3. Take the bus from Sudbury to Yorkdale
  4. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln. 16 / ...

$289 - $436

Bus, train  •  24h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Thunder Bay, ON to White River, ON
  2. Take the train from White River to Sudbury
  3. Take the bus from Sudbury, ON - 1663 Kingsway to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
  4. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Hamilton, ON - 36 Hunter Street East

$245 - $421

Drive  •  17h 12m

  1. Drive from Thunder Bay to Hamilton 1491.8 km

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Thunder Bay to Hamilton is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 17h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Thunder Bay to Hamilton is to fly and bus which costs $150 - $360 and takes 4h 51m.

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The distance between Thunder Bay and Hamilton is 924 km. The road distance is 1491.8 km.

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The best way to get from Thunder Bay to Hamilton without a car is to bus and train via Toronto which takes 22h 46m and costs $280 - $440.

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It takes approximately 4h 51m to get from Thunder Bay to Hamilton, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Thunder Bay Airport to Toronto Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thunder Bay to Hamilton is 1492 km. It takes approximately 17h 12m to drive from Thunder Bay to Hamilton.

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

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There are 70+ hotels available in Hamilton. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Thunder Bay to Thunder Bay Airport is to line 14 bus which takes 18 min and costs $3.

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Map of how to get from Thunder Bay to Hamilton.
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  • Distance: 924.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 51m

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

There is no direct connection from Thunder Bay to Hamilton. However, you can take the line 14 bus to College Aviation Centre, take the walk to Thunder Bay airport, fly to Toronto, take the walk to Pearson Airport Terminal 1, then take the bus to Hamilton. Alternatively, you can take the line 14 bus to College Aviation Centre, take the walk to Thunder Bay airport, fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, take the walk to Billy Bishop Airport Ferry Terminal, take the car ferry to Mainland, take the walk to Fleet St At Bathurst St, take the line 509 tram to Union Station, take the walk to Union Station Bus Terminal, then take the bus to Hamilton.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Thunder Bay to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Thunder Bay to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Thunder Bay to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from White River to Sudbury
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $180
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$65 - $95
Economy
$95 - $140
EconomyPlus
$120 - $180
Business
$150 - $220
Bus operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Pearson Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
GO Transit
Bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
GO Transit
Kasper Transportation
Phone
1-855-566-2378
Bus from Thunder Bay, ON to White River, ON
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
gokasper.com
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Sudbury to Yorkdale
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Book at
Ontario Northland
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Sudbury, ON - 1663 Kingsway to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$60 - $85
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $60
Standard Fare
$55 - $65
Refundable
$70 - $75
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Hamilton, ON - 36 Hunter Street East
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $27
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$40 - $60
Online Fare
$10 - $15
Advanced Purchase
$19 - $27
Standard Fare
$22 - $26
Refundable
$32 - $35

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