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There are 8 ways to get from Thunder Bay to Missoula by car, plane, bus, night bus or train

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Recommended option

Drive to Duluth, fly

  1. Drive from Thunder Bay to Duluth
  2. Fly from Duluth (DLH) to Missoula (MSO)

Cheapest option

Drive to Ironwood, fly

  1. Drive from Thunder Bay to Ironwood
  2. Fly from Ironwood (IWD) to Missoula (MSO)

6 alternative options

Drive to Marquette, fly

  1. Drive from Thunder Bay to Marquette
  2. Fly from Marquette (MQT) to Missoula (MSO)

Drive to Hancock, fly

  1. Drive from Thunder Bay to Hancock
  2. Fly from Hancock (CMX) to Missoula (MSO)

Drive to Hibbing/Chisholm, fly

  1. Drive from Thunder Bay to Hibbing/Chisholm
  2. Fly from Hibbing/Chisholm (HIB) to Missoula (MSO)

Bus, night bus, Amtrak Thruway

  1. Take the bus from Thunder Bay to Sault Ste Marie
  2. Take the night bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Escanaba, MI
  3. Take the night bus from Escanaba, MI to Green Bay, WI
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Green Bay Amtrak Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
  5. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Missoula, MT

Bus, night bus, Amtrak Thruway, train

  1. Take the bus from Thunder Bay to Sault Ste Marie
  2. Take the night bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Escanaba, MI
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Escanaba, MI to Milwaukee
  4. Take the train from Milwaukee to St. Paul-Minneapolis
  5. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Missoula, MT

Drive

  1. Drive from Thunder Bay to Missoula
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International entry into United States from Canada

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Allowed for: All visitors arriving by air. Canada and Mexico land borders are closed to non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into United States from Canada

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in United States

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Considerations leaving from Canada

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering United States from Canada.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Missoula is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Missoula is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Missoula is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Canada from United States.

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Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thunder Bay to Missoula is to drive which costs $230 - $340 and takes 23h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Thunder Bay to Missoula is to drive and fly which costs $310 - $430 and takes 11h 53m.

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The distance between Thunder Bay and Missoula is 1159 miles. The road distance is 1399.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 11h 53m to get from Thunder Bay to Missoula, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Duluth Airport to Missoula Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 6m and has one stopover.

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Missoula is 2h behind Thunder Bay. It is currently 1:01 AM in Thunder Bay and 11:01 PM in Missoula.

Yes, the driving distance between Thunder Bay to Missoula is 1399 miles. It takes approximately 23h 38m to drive from Thunder Bay to Missoula.

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United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Duluth Airport to Missoula Airport.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Missoula. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thunder Bay to Missoula.
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  • Distance: 1158.6 miles
  • Duration: 11h 53m

What companies run services between Thunder Bay, ON, Canada and Missoula, MT, USA?

There is no direct connection from Thunder Bay to Missoula. However, you can take the drive to Duluth airport, fly to Missoula, take the walk to Missoula International Airport, then take the line 11 bus to Missoula. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Marquette airport, fly to Missoula, take the walk to Missoula International Airport, then take the line 11 bus to Missoula.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Duluth to Missoula via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $300
Flights from Duluth to Missoula via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $340
Flights from Marquette to Missoula via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $600
Flights from Marquette to Missoula via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
12h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $750
Flights from Marquette to Missoula via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $650
Flights from Hancock to Missoula via Chicago O'Hare, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $380
Flights from Hibbing/Chisholm to Missoula via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $330
Flights from Hibbing/Chisholm to Missoula via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
11h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $370
Flights from Ironwood to Missoula via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $330
Flights from Ironwood to Missoula via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $370
Flights from Ironwood to Missoula via Chicago O'Hare, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $370
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Duluth to Missoula via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
11h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Hancock to Missoula via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Ironwood to Missoula via Minneapolis, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Ironwood to Missoula via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Marquette to Missoula via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Marquette to Missoula via Chicago O'Hare, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Hancock to Missoula via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Hancock to Missoula via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Hancock to Missoula via Chicago O'Hare, Seattle
Ave. Duration
12h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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 to St. Paul-Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$85 - $120
Bus operators
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Thunder Bay to Sault Ste Marie
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $160
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Ontario Northland
Senior
$85 - $130
Adult
$100 - $160
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Night bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Escanaba, MI
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Night bus from Escanaba, MI to Green Bay, WI
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
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 Green Bay Amtrak Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Bus from Escanaba, MI to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Missoula, MT
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $290
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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