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There are 3 intercity buses per day from Thunder Bay to Atikokan. Traveling by bus from Thunder Bay to Atikokan usually takes around 7 hours and 5 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 18 minutes.
|Distance||111 mi (179 km)|
|Shortest duration||2h 18m|
|Trips per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Ontario Northland|
How much is a bus ticket from Thunder Bay to Atikokan?
$44.36 is the average price of a bus ticket from Thunder Bay to Atikokan. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.
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What bus companies travel from Thunder Bay to Atikokan?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Thunder Bay to Atikokan. Ontario Northland connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Ontario Northland||3||7h 5m||$46.08|
Ontario Northland has been running buses since 1937 and continues to provide essential intercity service across Canada's second-largest province. Onboard their vehicles, passengers will find Wi-Fi connectivity described by passengers as excellent. Ontario Northland's clean and comfortable vehicles also include power outlets, air conditioning, and restrooms. Ontario Northland trips from Thunder Bay to Atikokan usually take about 7 hours and 5 minutes, with an average ticket price of .
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Thunder Bay to Atikokan during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride from Thunder Bay to Atikokan?
The bus takes an average of 7 hours and 5 minutes to cover the 179 kilometers from Thunder Bay to Atikokan. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 18 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Atikokan, book your ticket for the last day of the week.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Thunder Bay?
The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00am. To see the times for all buses from Thunder Bay to Atikokan, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus departures serve Atikokan each day?
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Thunder Bay is a city on Lake Superior, near the US border in Minnesota. It is home to the second largest curling stone in the world and offers impressive natural scenery and historic architecture.
Thunder Bay has exciting outdoor locations and kid-friendly activities, like the Loch Lomond Ski Area for snowboarding and skiing and the Kakabeka Falls offering a great view of the waterfall. The Terry Fox National Historic Person Plaque is a top historical site in the city, while art lovers can check modern pieces by native artists at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery. Check out Centennial Park, which combines recreations with a living museum. Thunder Bay features the Centennial Conservatory for seeing flowers, and the Quetico Provincial Park is ideal for canoeing and camping.
Downtown Thunder Bay South is the city center, where you can view numerous cultural attractions and landmarks. The city hosts the Canadian Lakehead Exhibition every August, an annual fair for all ages. You can check out Hoito Restaurant, one of the oldest in Canada, for its Finnish-Canadian cuisine and the booming craft brewery scene in the city.
You can visit Thunder Bay by train, with most routes provided by Ontario Northland.
Where does the bus leave from in Thunder Bay?
Main departure station: 1010 Dawson Rd
Buses to Atikokan leave from 3 stations in Thunder Bay.
All bus stations in Thunder Bay:
1010 Dawson Rd
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
Where does the bus arrive in Atikokan?
Main arrival station: 724 MacKenzie Ave. E
All buses from Thunder Bay arrive at one main station in Atikokan.
Bus stations in Atikokan:
724 MacKenzie Ave. E
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