Thunder Bay to Ignace bus
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There are 4 intercity buses per day from Thunder Bay to Ignace. Traveling by bus from Thunder Bay to Ignace usually takes around 7 hours and 3 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 44 minutes.
|Distance||131 mi (210 km)|
|Shortest duration||2h 44m|
|Trips per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Ontario Northland|
How much is a bus ticket from Thunder Bay to Ignace?
Bus tickets for a trip from Thunder Bay to Ignace cost $38.24 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.
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What bus companies travel from Thunder Bay to Ignace?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Thunder Bay to Ignace. 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||4||7h 3m||$39.78|
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 Ignace usually take about 7 hours and 3 minutes, with an average ticket price of .
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The bus takes an average of 7 hours and 3 minutes to cover the 131 miles from Thunder Bay to Ignace. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 44 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.
Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Ignace. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday 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 Ignace, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
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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: Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
Buses to Ignace leave from 4 stations in Thunder Bay.
All bus stations in Thunder Bay:
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
1010 Dawson Rd
Where does the bus arrive in Ignace?
Main arrival station: Ignace Bus Stop
All buses from Thunder Bay arrive at one main station in Ignace.
All bus stations in Ignace:
Ignace Bus Stop
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