There are 3 ways to get from Winnipeg to Thunder Bay by plane, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Winnipeg (YWG) to Thunder Bay (YQT) YWG - YQT

$96 - $216

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Winnipeg, MB to Thunder Bay, ON 5150

$43 - $103

1 alternative option

Drive  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Winnipeg to Thunder Bay 437.7 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Winnipeg to Thunder Bay is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 9 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Winnipeg to Thunder Bay is to fly which costs $120 - $290 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The distance between Winnipeg and Thunder Bay is 598 km. The road distance is 700.3 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Winnipeg to Thunder Bay, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Winnipeg to Thunder Bay. However, there are services departing from Northbound Vaughan at Portage North and arriving at Thunder Bay, ON via Winnipeg, MB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 46 min.

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Air Transat, Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Winnipeg Airport to Thunder Bay Airport.

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Map of how to get from Winnipeg to Thunder Bay.
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  • Distance: 373.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

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

WestJet, Air Transat and Air Canada fly from Winnipeg to Thunder Bay 3 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Winnipeg to Thunder Bay once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Thunder Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Thunder Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $380
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Thunder Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
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
$65 - $100
Refundable
$75 - $110

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