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

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  •  3 h 21 min

  1. YWG - YQT

$96 - $216

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  10 h 29 min

  1. VIA Rail
  2. 5150

$87 - $206

1 alternative option

Drive  •  9 h 27 min

  1. 437.7 miles

$55 - $85

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

Air Transat, WestJet and Air Canada fly from Winnipeg to Thunder Bay 3 times a day.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Thunder Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 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
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Winnipeg to Red Lake Road
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $50
Economy
$55 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $120
Business
$75 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Vermillion Bay, ON to Thunder Bay, ON
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Winnipeg and Thunder Bay is 598 km. The road distance is 700 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Winnipeg to Thunder Bay is to fly which takes 3 h 21 min and costs $120 - $280.

It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Winnipeg to Thunder Bay, including transfers.