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

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Fly to Toronto, bus

  1. Fly from Thunder Bay (YQT) to Toronto (YYZ)
  2. Take the bus from Toronto Union Station to Lindsay, ON

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Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, bus

  1. Fly from Thunder Bay (YQT) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ)
  2. Take the bus from Toronto Union Station to Lindsay, ON

Bus, train, drive

  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 Barrie
  4. Drive from Barrie to Lindsay

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Thunder Bay to Sault Ste Marie
  2. Take the bus from Sault Ste Marie to Sudbury
  3. Take the bus from Sudbury to Yorkdale
  4. Take the bus from Scarborough Town Centre, ON to Lindsay, ON

Drive

  1. Drive from Thunder Bay to Lindsay

Thunder Bay to Lindsay by bus

The bus journey time between Thunder Bay and Lindsay is around 2 days 3h and covers a distance of around 1576 km. This includes an average layover time of around 29h 36m. The fastest bus normally takes 42h 30m. Operated by Ontario Northland, GO Transit and TOK Coachlines, the Thunder Bay to Lindsay bus service departs from Thunder Bay and arrives in Lindsay, ON. Typically three buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
21h 33m
Layover time:
29h 36m
Total time:
2 days 3h

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
42h 30m
Bus distance:
1576 km
Buses per week:
3
Cheapest price:
$238
Carbon emissions:
196 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
01:00
Last bus departs at:
01:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Thunder Bay to Lindsay bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thunder Bay to Lindsay is to drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 17h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Thunder Bay to Lindsay is to fly and bus which costs $85 - $1,000 and takes 7h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thunder Bay to Lindsay. However, there are services departing from Thunder Bay and arriving at Lindsay, ON via Sault Ste Marie, Sudbury, Yorkdale Bus Terminal and Scarborough Town Centre, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 35m.

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The distance between Thunder Bay and Lindsay is 922 km. The road distance is 1346.6 km.

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The best way to get from Thunder Bay to Lindsay without a car is to bus which takes 24h 35m and costs $230 - $440.

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It takes approximately 7h 18m to get from Thunder Bay to Lindsay, including transfers.

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Thunder Bay to Lindsay bus services, operated by Ontario Northland, depart from Thunder Bay station.

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The quickest flight from Thunder Bay Airport to Toronto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 36m.

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Thunder Bay to Lindsay bus services, operated by TOK Coachlines, arrive at Lindsay, ON station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thunder Bay to Lindsay is 1347 km. It takes approximately 17h 17m to drive from Thunder Bay to Lindsay.

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  • Distance: 922 km
  • Duration: 7h 18m

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

You can take a bus from Thunder Bay to Lindsay via Sault Ste Marie, Sudbury, Yorkdale Bus Terminal, Scarborough Centre Bus Terminal, and Scarborough Town Centre, ON in around 24h 35m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Thunder Bay to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $470
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Thunder Bay to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $330
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Thunder Bay to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flair Airlines
Website
flyflair.com
Flights from Thunder Bay to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from White River to Sudbury
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$65 - $85
Business
$130 - $170
Economy
$100 - $120
EconomyPlus
$160 - $230
Bus operators
TOK Coachlines
Phone
+1 1800 387 7097
Email
info@tokcoachlines.com
Website
tokcoachlines.com
Bus from Toronto Union Station to Lindsay, ON
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $45
Schedules at
tokcoachlines.com
Child - Age 5 to 11
$14 - $18
Senior
$25 - $35
Adult
$28 - $40
Bus from Scarborough Town Centre, ON to Lindsay, ON
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Schedules at
tokcoachlines.com
Child - Age 5 to 11
$12 - $16
Senior
$22 - $29
Adult
$25 - $35
Kasper Transportation
Phone
1-855-566-2378
Bus from Thunder Bay, ON to White River, ON
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Schedules at
gokasper.com
Child
$70 - $100
Senior
$120 - $180
Adult
$140 - $200
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Sudbury to Barrie
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
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Ontario Northland
Senior
$45 - $70
Adult
$55 - $80
Bus from Thunder Bay to Sault Ste Marie
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $200
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Ontario Northland
Senior
$110 - $170
Adult
$130 - $200
Bus from Sault Ste Marie to Sudbury
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
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Ontario Northland
Senior
$50 - $75
Adult
$60 - $85
Bus from Sudbury to Yorkdale
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Book at
Ontario Northland
Senior
$60 - $90
Adult
$70 - $110

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

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There are eight+ hotels available in Lindsay. 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 16 min and costs $3.

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