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There are 5 ways to get from Thunder Bay to Toronto Airport (YYZ) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Toronto  •  3h 2m

  1. Fly from Thunder Bay (YQT) to Toronto (YYZ) YQT - YYZ

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Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City  •  4h 46m

  1. Fly from Thunder Bay (YQT) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YQT - YTZ

Bus, train  •  21h 31m

  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

Bus  •  21h 51m

  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

Drive  •  17h 10m

  1. Drive from Thunder Bay to Toronto Airport (YYZ) 1371.9 km

Thunder Bay to Toronto Airport (YYZ) by bus

The bus journey time between Thunder Bay and Toronto Airport (YYZ) is around 23h 30m and covers a distance of around 1463 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 40m. The fastest bus normally takes 23h 30m. Operated by Ontario Northland, GO Transit and Megabus Canada, the Thunder Bay to Toronto Airport (YYZ) bus service departs from Thunder Bay and arrives in Pearson Airport Terminal 1. Typically five 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:
20h 50m
Layover time:
2h 40m
Total time:
23h 30m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
23h 30m
Bus distance:
1463 km
Buses per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$226
Carbon emissions:
182 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 Toronto Airport (YYZ) bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thunder Bay to Toronto Airport (YYZ) is to drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 17h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Thunder Bay to Toronto Airport (YYZ) is to fly which costs $70 - $950 and takes 3h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thunder Bay to Toronto Airport (YYZ). However, there are services departing from Thunder Bay and arriving at Pearson Airport Terminal 1 via Sault Ste Marie, Sudbury and Yorkdale Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 51m.

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The distance between Thunder Bay and Toronto Airport (YYZ) is 908 km. The road distance is 1371.9 km.

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The best way to get from Thunder Bay to Toronto Airport (YYZ) without a car is to bus and train which takes 21h 31m and costs $250 - $600.

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It takes approximately 3h 2m to get from Thunder Bay to Toronto Airport (YYZ), including transfers.

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Thunder Bay to Toronto Airport (YYZ) bus services, operated by Ontario Northland, depart from Thunder Bay station.

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The best way to get from Thunder Bay to Toronto Airport (YYZ) is to fly which takes 3h 2m and costs $70 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $220 - $430 and takes 21h 51m.

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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 Toronto Airport (YYZ) bus services, operated by Ontario Northland, arrive at Yorkdale station.

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Map of how to get from Thunder Bay to Toronto Airport (YYZ).
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  • Distance: 908.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 2m

What companies run services between Thunder Bay, ON, Canada and Toronto Airport (YYZ), Canada?

Air Canada, Flair Airlines and WestJet fly from Thunder Bay to Toronto Airport (YYZ) every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thunder Bay to Toronto Airport (YYZ) via Sault Ste Marie, Sudbury, and Yorkdale Bus Terminal in around 21h 51m.

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
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 Yorkdale
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
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Ontario Northland
Senior
$60 - $90
Adult
$70 - $110
Bus from Thunder Bay to Sault Ste Marie
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Book at
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Thunder Bay to Toronto Airport (YYZ) is 1372 km. It takes approximately 17h 10m to drive from Thunder Bay to Toronto Airport (YYZ).

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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 679+ hotels available in Toronto Airport (YYZ). 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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