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 31 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

$152 - $392

4 alternative options

Fly to Hancock, drive  •  16 h 6 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 29 min

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

$245 - $774

Train, bus  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the train from Vancouver to Portage la Prairie VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Portage La Prairie, MB to Thunder Bay, ON 5150

$204 - $679

Drive  •  34 h 31 min

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

$260 - $390

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Thunder Bay is to bus which costs $200 - $550 and takes 2 days 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Thunder Bay is to fly which takes 7 h 31 min and costs $290 - $1,100.

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

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It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Thunder Bay, including transfers.

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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 every 30 minutes. 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 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Thunder Bay via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Thunder Bay via Edmonton, Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Thunder Bay via Calgary, Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Thunder Bay via Calgary, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Vancouver to Hancock via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Vancouver to Hancock via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Vancouver to Hancock via Seattle, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Vancouver to Hancock via Toronto, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Flights from Vancouver to Hancock via Phoenix, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11 h 29 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Vancouver to Hancock via San Francisco, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Vancouver to Ironwood via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Vancouver to Ironwood via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Vancouver to Ironwood via Seattle, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Vancouver to Ironwood via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Vancouver to Ironwood via Seattle, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Thunder Bay via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Vancouver to Thunder Bay via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Thunder Bay via Calgary, Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vancouver to Portage la Prairie
Ave. Duration
44 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$160 - $230
Economy
$300 - $410
Economy Plus
$410 - $600
Business
$450 - $650
Business Plus/Sleeper
$800 - $1,100
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
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $100
Standard Fare
$90 - $130
Refundable
$95 - $140
Bus from Calgary, AB to Thunder Bay, ON
Ave. Duration
30 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$100 - $160
Online Fare
$140 - $200
Standard Fare
$170 - $260
Refundable
$190 - $280
Bus from Portage La Prairie, MB to Thunder Bay, ON
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $65
Online Fare
$55 - $85
Standard Fare
$75 - $110
Refundable
$80 - $120

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