There are 6 ways to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Thunder Bay by plane, car, bus or train

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

Recommended option

Fly to Thunder Bay  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Thunder Bay (YQT) YVR - YQT

$224 - $790

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB 5004 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Thunder Bay, ON 5150

$167 - $402

4 alternative options

Fly to Hancock, drive  •  16 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Hancock (CMX) YVR - CMX
  2. Drive from Hancock to Thunder Bay

$289 - $1,264

Fly to Ironwood, drive  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Ironwood (IWD) YVR - IWD
  2. Drive from Ironwood to Thunder Bay

$229 - $812

Train, bus  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the train from Vancouver to Winnipeg VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Winnipeg, MB to Thunder Bay, ON 5150

$220 - $714

Drive  •  34 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Thunder Bay 2011.7 miles

$260 - $390

What companies run services between Vancouver Airport (YVR), Canada and Thunder Bay, ON, Canada?

Air Canada and WestJet fly from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Thunder Bay hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Thunder Bay via Marine Drive Station, Marine Drive Stn Bay 1, Nb Main St Fs Terminal Ave, Vancouver, BC, and Calgary, AB in around 2 days 1 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Thunder Bay via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Thunder Bay via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Thunder Bay via Calgary, Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Thunder Bay via Edmonton, Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Vancouver to Thunder Bay via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Hancock via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Vancouver to Hancock via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Vancouver to Hancock via Seattle, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Vancouver to Hancock via Toronto, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Flights from Vancouver to Hancock via San Francisco, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Vancouver to Hancock via Phoenix, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Thunder Bay via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Vancouver to Thunder Bay via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Thunder Bay via Calgary, Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Thunder Bay via Edmonton, Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Vancouver to Ironwood via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Vancouver to Ironwood via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Vancouver to Ironwood via Seattle, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Vancouver to Ironwood via Seattle, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Ironwood via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Vancouver to Ironwood via Calgary, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vancouver to Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
46 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$170 - $240
Economy
$320 - $440
Economy Plus
$440 - $650
Business
$480 - $700
Business Plus/Sleeper
$850 - $1,200
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$55 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $110
Standard Fare
$90 - $140
Refundable
$100 - $150
Bus from Calgary, AB to Thunder Bay, ON
Ave. Duration
30 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$110 - $160
Online Fare
$150 - $210
Standard Fare
$180 - $260
Refundable
$190 - $280
Bus from Winnipeg, MB to Thunder Bay, ON
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $60
Online Fare
$50 - $80
Standard Fare
$70 - $100
Refundable
$75 - $110

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Thunder Bay?

The distance between Vancouver Airport (YVR) and Thunder Bay is 2467 km. The road distance is 3219 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Thunder Bay?

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Thunder Bay is to bus which costs $210 - $550 and takes 2 days 1 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Thunder Bay?

The quickest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Thunder Bay is to fly which takes 7 h 32 min and costs $280 - $1,100.

How long does it take to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Thunder Bay?

It takes approximately 7 h 32 min to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Thunder Bay, including transfers.