Thunder Bay to Serpent River coaches

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity coaches per day from Thunder Bay to Serpent River. Traveling by coach from Thunder Bay to Serpent River usually takes around 12 hours and 15 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland coach can make the trip in 12 hours and 8 minutes.

Distance347 mi (558 km)
Shortest duration12h 8m
Cheapest price£86.57
Most frequent serviceOntario Northland
Coach lines1

How much is a coach ticket from Thunder Bay to Serpent River?

Typically £87.64 is the average price you should expect to pay for a coach ticket to Serpent River. Coach tickets on this route can be more expensive due to the length of the trip. However, taking a coach can still be a good alternative to flying. It’s easy to find a coach 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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Traveling from Thunder Bay to Serpent River by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around £92 whenever you decide to travel.

What coach companies travel from Thunder Bay to Serpent River?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Thunder Bay to Serpent River. 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 Northland312h 15m£91.40
  • Ontario Northland

    Ontario Northland

    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 Thunder Bay to Serpent River usually take about 12 hours and 15 minutes, with an average ticket price of .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Thunder Bay to Serpent River during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach 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, coach 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 coach 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 coach ride from Thunder Bay to Serpent River?

The coach takes an average of 12 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 347 miles from Thunder Bay to Serpent River. However, the fastest coach only takes 12 hours and 8 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.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

"Because many passengers travel from Thunder Bay to Serpent River at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet."

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Thunder Bay?

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

How many coach departures serve Serpent River each day?

There are 3 scheduled coaches that travel from Thunder Bay to Serpent River every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which coach you take, you will have to transfer coaches at least once during your journey.

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 Thunder Bay?

Main departure station: 1010 Dawson Rd

Coaches to Serpent River leave from 3 stations in Thunder Bay.

All coach stations in Thunder Bay:

  • 1010 Dawson Rd

  • Lakehead University

  • Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

Where does the coach arrive in Serpent River?

Main arrival station: 4683 Hwy 17

All coaches from Thunder Bay arrive at one main station in Serpent River.

Coach stations in Serpent River:

  • 4683 Hwy 17

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