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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Drive, ferry, Amtrak Thruway, train  •  34h 21m

  1. Drive from Thunder Bay to Grand Portage
  2. Take the ferry from Grand Portage to Rock Harbor
  3. Take the ferry from Rock Harbor to Houghton, MI
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Houghton, MI to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak
  5. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot

$260 - $384

Cheapest option

Fly from Thunder Bay  •  9h 5m

  1. Fly from Thunder Bay (YQT) to Minneapolis (MSP) YQT - MSP

$131 - $914

3 alternative options

Drive, ferry, bus  •  34h 42m

  1. Drive from Thunder Bay to Grand Portage
  2. Take the ferry from Grand Portage to Rock Harbor
  3. Take the ferry from Rock Harbor to Houghton, MI
  4. Take the bus from Hancock, MI to Manitowoc, WI
  5. Take the bus from Manitowoc, WI to St. Paul 916

$250 - $315

Drive  •  7h 1m

  1. Drive from Thunder Bay to Midway Station 344.9 miles

$45 - $70

Bus to International Falls, fly  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Thunder Bay to Fort Frances
  2. Fly from International Falls (INL) to Minneapolis (MSP) INL - MSP

$195 - $403

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The cheapest way to get from Thunder Bay to Midway Station is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 7h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Thunder Bay to Midway Station is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 7h 1m.

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The distance between Thunder Bay and Midway Station is 484 km. The road distance is 551.8 km.

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It takes approximately 34h 21m to get from Thunder Bay to Midway Station, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Thunder Bay Airport to Minneapolis Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 26m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thunder Bay to Midway Station is 552 km. It takes approximately 7h 1m to drive from Thunder Bay to Midway Station.

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United Airlines, WestJet, Delta and Air Canada offer flights from Thunder Bay Airport to Minneapolis Airport.

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There are 279+ hotels available in Midway Station. Prices start at $81 USD 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 27m and costs $9.

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Map of how to get from Thunder Bay to Midway Station.
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  • Distance: 302.7 miles
  • Duration: 34h 21m

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

Air Canada, WestJet and two other airlines fly from Thunder Bay to Midway Station hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Thunder Bay to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Thunder Bay to Minneapolis via Toronto, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Thunder Bay to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from International Falls to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Thunder Bay to Minneapolis via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Thunder Bay to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Bus operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Houghton, MI to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Houghton, MI to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
10h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Hancock, MI to Manitowoc, WI
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Manitowoc, WI to St. Paul
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Kasper Transportation
Phone
1-855-566-2378
Bus from Thunder Bay to Fort Frances
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
gokasper.com
Ferry operators
Grand Portage Isle Royale
Phone
+1 218.600.0765
Email
reservations@isleroyaleboats.com
Website
grand-isle-royale.com
Ferry from Grand Portage to Rock Harbor
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$82
Schedules at
grand-isle-royale.com
National Parks Shuttle Bus
Website
nps.gov
Ferry from Rock Harbor to Houghton, MI
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
frontiercoachlinesnwtltd.ca

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