Getting Here

Travel by Car

Thunder Bay is easily accessible via the Trans-Canada Highway, which connects Thunder Bay East and West with Winnipeg and Sault Ste. Marie. From Thunder Bay you can drive to Winnipeg in 8 hours, Sault St. Marie in just under 8 hours and Toronto in 15 hours.

Thunder Bay is also only 45 minutes away from the Canadian / US border at Pigeon River.

Use the map below to get directions to the City of Thunder Bay.


Travel by Airplane

Thunder Bay has a modern international airport located at 100 Princess Street, just 20 minutes outside of the city centre. For detailed information about the airport please click here to visit the airport website.

Commercial airlines that fly into Thunder Bay International Airport are:

Book an international flight:

Flight times to Thunder Bay, ON
Departure City Flight Time to Thunder Bay
Halifax, Nova Scotia 4.5 hours
Montreal, Quebec 3.5 hours
Ottawa, Ontario 3.25 hours
Toronto, Ontario 2 hours
Winnipeg, Manitoba 1.5 hours
Minneapolis, Minnesota 4 hours
Detroit, Michigan 3 hours


Why Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay airport

Thunder Bay has the third busiest international airport in Ontario.


"Thunder Bay is a major centre for air travel to Northern Ontario."- City of Thunder Bay, Tourism

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