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What bus companies travel to Thunder Bay, Ontario?

Located in Ontario, Canada, Thunder Bay is accessible by bus from 45 other cities. You can choose from 274 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to Thunder Bay on Wanderu. Ontario Northland usually has the most buses on any given day.

Bus companies serving Thunder Bay

BusRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Ontario Northland12017h 8m$127.31
  • Ontario Northland

    Ontario Northland

    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.

Which bus carrier has the best service to Thunder Bay?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Thunder Bay by bus with Ontario Northland giving them a 4.5 rating out of 5.

Travelers also mentioned that Ontario Northland had the most comfortable bus service to Thunder Bay taking into account the seats and amenities that Ontario Northland offers. They rate Ontario Northland a 5 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.

If you are looking to arrive to Thunder Bay punctually, travelers suggest that Ontario Northland has the best on time performance on their bus schedules to Thunder Bay, rating them a 5 based on their on time arrivals.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a bus ticket to Thunder Bay?

$6.18 is the cheapest price for a bus ticket to Thunder Bay, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Thunder Bay. In the last month, buses from Kakabeka Falls to Thunder Bay had the lowest average price at $6.30.

Where is the bus station in Thunder Bay, ON?

The busiest bus station in Thunder Bay is Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre. There are several other active stations in addition to this main station. The most popular bus stations in Thunder Bay are:

  • Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
  • Lakehead University
  • 1010 Dawson Rd

What is the closest airport to Thunder Bay, ON?

The closest airport to Thunder Bay is Thunder Bay Airport (YQT), it is located 3.6 miles from the city center of Thunder Bay.

Is Thunder Bay a popular bus travel destination?

Thunder Bay ranks number 83 among most popular bus destinations in the region. It also ranks number 163 in Canada. Thunder Bay ranks number 9 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Thunder Bay via bus service. On average 32 direct daily bus trips serve Thunder Bay.

What is the population of Thunder Bay?

The population of Thunder Bay is 99334. Thunder Bay ranks number 95 in terms of population in Ontario and number 161 in all of Canada.

How much do bus tickets to Thunder Bay cost?

Bus tickets to Thunder Bay range from $6 for a short trip to Thunder Bay, while a 60 to 200 mile bus trip to Thunder Bay starts at , and a longer trip by bus to Thunder Bay can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $85.

What type of traveler does Thunder Bay attract?

Business travelers most frequently choose to travel by bus to Thunder Bay, enjoying the convenience of quick boarding and centrally located stations.

What bus station is located closest to the city center of Thunder Bay?

The closest bus station to the city center of Thunder Bay is Lakehead University, located just 2.9 miles away. Select Lakehead University as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Thunder Bay. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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