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Thunder Bay - Kakabeka Falls Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Thunder Bay to Kakabeka Falls. Traveling by bus from Thunder Bay to Kakabeka Falls usually takes around one hour and 17 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland bus can make the trip in 22 minutes.

Distance17 mi (27 km)
Shortest duration0h 22m
Cheapest price$8.17
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceOntario Northland
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Thunder Bay to Kakabeka Falls?

$8.22 is the average price of a bus ticket from Thunder Bay to Kakabeka Falls. This is currently one of the best deals in bus travel. 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.

Monthly average prices

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If you're planning on taking a bus from Thunder Bay to Kakabeka Falls, you'll be happy to know that the cost stays pretty stable throughout the year. You can expect to pay around $8 for your ticket regardless of when you plan to travel.

What bus companies travel from Thunder Bay to Kakabeka Falls?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Thunder Bay to Kakabeka Falls. Ontario Northland connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Ontario Northland41h 17m$8.54
  • 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 Kakabeka Falls usually take about 1 hours and 17 minutes, with an average ticket price of .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of one hour and 17 minutes to cover the 27 kilometers from Thunder Bay to Kakabeka Falls. However, the fastest bus only takes 22 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus 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.

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

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 Kakabeka Falls, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Thunder Bay to Kakabeka Falls every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

City Information

Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay, ON, CA - CATHU-0

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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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Thunder Bay?

Main departure station: Lakehead University

Buses to Kakabeka Falls leave from 4 stations in Thunder Bay.

All bus stations in Thunder Bay:

  • Lakehead University

  • Landmark Hotel

  • Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

  • 1010 Dawson Rd

Where does the bus arrive in Kakabeka Falls?

Main arrival station: Kakabeka Falls

All buses from Thunder Bay arrive at one main station in Kakabeka Falls.

Bus stations in Kakabeka Falls:

  • Kakabeka Falls

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