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There are 29 intercity buses per day from Timmins to Thunder Bay. Traveling by bus from Timmins to Thunder Bay usually takes around 23 hours and 15 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland bus can make the trip in 22 hours and 27 minutes.
|Distance||363 mi (584 km)|
|Shortest duration||22h 27m|
|Most frequent service||Ontario Northland|
How much is a bus ticket from Timmins to Thunder Bay?
$140.40 is the average price of a bus ticket from Timmins to Thunder Bay. Bus tickets on this route can be more expensive due to the length of the trip. However, taking the bus can still be a good alternative to flying. 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
What bus companies travel from Timmins to Thunder Bay?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Timmins to Thunder Bay. 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||29||23h 15m||$146.00|
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 Timmins to Thunder Bay usually take about 23 hours and 15 minutes, with an average ticket price of .
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Timmins to Thunder Bay during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus 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, bus 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 bus 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 bus ride from Timmins to Thunder Bay?
The bus takes an average of 23 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 363 miles from Timmins to Thunder Bay. However, the fastest bus only takes 22 hours and 27 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.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Timmins?
The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00am. To see the times for all buses from Timmins to Thunder Bay, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus schedules are there most days?
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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 Timmins?
Main departure station: 54 Spruce St S
Buses to Thunder Bay leave from 7 stations in Timmins.
All bus stations in Timmins:
54 Spruce St S
Timmins and District Hospital
Hwy 101 at Nighthawk Lake Rd
Hwy 101 & Fredrickhouse Lake Rd
4310 Harold Ave
Hwy 101 - Municipal Rd
Where does the bus arrive in Thunder Bay?
Main arrival station: Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
Buses arrive in Thunder Bay at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.
All bus stations in Thunder Bay:
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
1010 Dawson Rd
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