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There are 4 ways to get from Thunder Bay to Kenora by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Thunder Bay to Dinorwic, ON Northbound
  2. Take the bus from Dinorwic to Kenora Eastbound

$100 - $144

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Fly to Kenora  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Thunder Bay (YQT) to Kenora (YQK) YQT - YQK

$61 - $321

2 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Thunder Bay to Kenora 303.7 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Dryden, bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Thunder Bay (YQT) to Dryden (YHD) YQT - YHD
  2. Take the bus from Dryden to Kenora

$79 - $338

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The cheapest way to get from Thunder Bay to Kenora is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 6 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thunder Bay to Kenora is to fly and bus which costs $100 - $450 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thunder Bay to Kenora. However, there are services departing from Thunder Bay and arriving at Kenora via Dinorwic. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 19 min.

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The distance between Thunder Bay and Kenora is 411 km. The road distance is 485.9 km.

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The best way to get from Thunder Bay to Kenora without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 19 min and costs $130 - $190.

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It takes approximately 8 h 19 min to get from Thunder Bay to Kenora, including transfers.

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Thunder Bay to Kenora bus services, operated by Kasper Transportation, depart from Thunder Bay station.

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The best way to get from Thunder Bay to Kenora is to bus which takes 8 h 19 min and costs $130 - $190. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $80 - $420 and takes 8 h 44 min.

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There is no direct flight from Thunder Bay Airport to Kenora Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Thunder Bay to Kenora bus services, operated by Kasper Transportation, arrive at Kenora station.

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Map of how to get from Thunder Bay to Kenora.
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  • Distance: 257.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 19 min

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

You can take a bus from Thunder Bay to Kenora via Dinorwic, ON and Dinorwic in around 8 h 19 min. Alternatively, Bearskin Lake Air and WestJet fly from Thunder Bay to Kenora twice daily.

Airlines
Bearskin Lake Air
Website
bearskinairlines.com
Flights from Thunder Bay to Kenora via Dryden
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Thunder Bay to Kenora via Sioux Lookout, Red Lake
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Thunder Bay to Kenora via Winnipeg, Red Lake
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Thunder Bay to Kenora via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Thunder Bay to Dryden
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Thunder Bay to Dryden via Sioux Lookout
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Bus operators
Kasper Transportation
Phone
1-855-566-2378
Bus from Thunder Bay to Dinorwic, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
gokasper.com
Bus from Dinorwic to Kenora
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
gokasper.com
Bus from Dryden to Kenora
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
gokasper.com

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Kenora is 1 h behind Thunder Bay. It is currently 11:51 AM in Thunder Bay and 10:51 AM in Kenora.

Yes, the driving distance between Thunder Bay to Kenora is 486 km. It takes approximately 6 h 43 min to drive from Thunder Bay to Kenora.

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WestJet and Bearskin Lake Air offer flights from Thunder Bay Airport to Kenora Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Kenora. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Thunder Bay to Thunder Bay Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 17 min and costs $4.

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