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

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Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City  •  4 h 2 min

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

$115 - $265

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Fly from Toronto  •  4 h 14 min

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

$107 - $272

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  20 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Sudbury, ON
  2. Take the train from Sudbury to White River
  3. Take the bus from White River, ON to Thunder Bay, ON

$177 - $320

Bus, train via Sudbury  •  20 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto to Sudbury
  2. Take the train from Sudbury to White River
  3. Take the bus from White River, ON to Thunder Bay, ON

$213 - $334

Drive  •  18 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Toronto to Thunder Bay 863 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Thunder Bay is to drive which costs $150 - $220 and takes 18 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Thunder Bay is to fly which costs $150 - $350 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The distance between Toronto and Thunder Bay is 925 km. The road distance is 1380.8 km.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Thunder Bay without a car is to bus and train which takes 20 h 35 min and costs $230 - $420.

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Toronto to Thunder Bay, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Thunder Bay Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 3 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Thunder Bay is 1381 km. It takes approximately 18 h 21 min to drive from Toronto to Thunder Bay.

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Porter Airlines offers flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Thunder Bay Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Thunder Bay. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is to line 509 tram which takes 12 min and costs $3.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Thunder Bay.
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  • Distance: 577.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

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

Porter Airlines flies from Toronto to Thunder Bay every 4 hours.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Thunder Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Thunder Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Thunder Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Sudbury to White River
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$95 - $140
Business
$120 - $170
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Sudbury, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
Kasper Transportation
Phone
1-855-566-2378
Bus from White River, ON to Thunder Bay, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
gokasper.com
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Toronto to Sudbury
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
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Ontario Northland

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