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Fort Frances - Thunder Bay Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 8 intercity coaches per day from Fort Frances to Thunder Bay. Traveling by coach from Fort Frances to Thunder Bay usually takes around 7 hours and 23 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland coach can make the trip in 4 hours and 4 minutes.

Distance191 mi (307 km)
Shortest duration4h 4m
Cheapest price£40.26
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceOntario Northland
Coach lines1

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Overall score for coaches from Fort Frances to Thunder Bay

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

How much is a coach ticket from Fort Frances to Thunder Bay?

£40.92 is the average price of a bus ticket from Fort Frances to Thunder Bay. Any tickets cheaper than £40.92 can be considered a great deal. 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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Bus tickets from Fort Frances to Thunder Bay are usually around £42 and prices do not fluctuate very much throughout the year.

What coach companies travel from Fort Frances to Thunder Bay?

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

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Ontario Northland87h 24m£42.44
  • Ontario Northland has been running coaches 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 Fort Frances to Thunder Bay usually take about 7 hours and 24 minutes, with an average ticket price of .

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of 7 hours and 23 minutes to cover the 191 miles from Fort Frances to Thunder Bay. However, the fastest coach only takes 4 hours and 4 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Friday is the busiest travel day for coaches as people head from Fort Frances to Thunder Bay for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, 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 coach travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded coaches to Thunder Bay, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

The first coach leaves at 12:00 and the last coach leaves at 12:00. To see the times for all coaches from Fort Frances to Thunder Bay, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 8 scheduled coaches that travel from Fort Frances to Thunder Bay every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

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 rock 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 coach leave from in Fort Frances?

Main departure station: 600 Scott St

Fort Frances has two coach stations with service to Thunder Bay.

All coach stations in Fort Frances:

  • 600 Scott St

  • Couchiching Fn

Where does the coach arrive in Thunder Bay?

Main arrival station: 1010 Dawson Rd

Coaches arrive in Thunder Bay at 4 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with.

Coach stations in Thunder Bay:

  • 1010 Dawson Rd

  • Landmark Hotel

  • Lakehead University

  • Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

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