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Cheap Flights to Thunder Bay

Popular in January High demand for flights, 5% potential price rise
Cheapest in March Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price C$ 314 Average for round-trip flights in July 2020
Round-trip from C$ 149 From Toronto to Thunder Bay
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Cheapest prices for Thunder Bay flights by month

January
C$ 370
February
C$ 318
March
C$ 294
April
C$ 268
May
C$ 289
June
C$ 296
July
C$ 333
August
C$ 309
September
C$ 317
October
C$ 306
November
C$ 260
December
C$ 349
November is currently the cheapest month to fly to Thunder Bay. At this moment in time January is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Thunder Bay?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
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Price
C$ 260 - C$ 498
YQT
Temperature
-6 - 26 °C
YQT
Rainfall
15 - 87 mm
November is typically the best time to fly to Thunder Bay, but there are other times where great deals are available. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Thunder Bay, the warmest period tends to be July, with the wettest being July.

When is the best time to book a flight to Thunder Bay?

The best time to book flights to Thunder Bay is 42 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Thunder Bay?

The cheapest flights to Thunder Bay are usually found when departing on a Thursday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Monday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Thunder Bay?

Flights in the morning are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Thunder Bay. Flights in the afternoon are usually the most expensive.

This town on the north-western shore of Lake Superior is the gateway to the great outdoors in an area that boasts some of the world’s finest canoeing and camping. Book a cheap flight to Thunder Bay, and see what adventures await.

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How long is the flight to Thunder Bay?

Flight times from other cities of Canada to Thunder Bay can range from 1h 45m to 11h 25m. The fastest flight is from Toronto Pearson International Airport directly to Thunder Bay which takes 1h 45m. The quickest flight from Vancouver takes about 7h while the fastest flight from Montreal is just under 4 hours. Some flights may take as long as 11h 25m depending on the number of stops and length of layover.

Where can you get direct flights to Thunder Bay?

Both Air Canada and WestJet offer direct flights out of Toronto Pearson International Airport. Porter Airlines offers a 1-stop flight with a layover in Toronto Island. If you are flying out of Vancouver International Airport both Air Canada and WestJet have flights with 1 layover in Toronto before landing in Thunder Bay. All flights on Porter Airlines, Air Canada, or WestJet out of Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport stop in either Toronto or Toronto Island before finally landing in Thunder Bay.

How do you get from Thunder Bay airport to the city centre?

You have several options when travelling from the airport to the city centre. Taxi services are provided by Roach’s Yellow Taxi and pre-arranged pickups can be made via phone or mobile app. URIDE is a ride-sharing app that is native to Thunder Bay. Pre-arranged pickup can be made via their mobile app as well. Hotels like Valhalla Inn, Landmark Inn, and Airlane Travelodge Hotel will pick you up with a free shuttle if you are staying with them. A complete list of free shuttles can be found next to the baggage area on the main floor. Finally, the airport is serviced by the #3 bus Memorial to Airport. Pickup times can be found through a phone call to the terminal.

What are some things to do in Thunder Bay?

There are many sights and landmarks as well as nature and park attractions in Thunder Bay. Some of the more popular destinations include the Terry Fox Monument, Fort William Historical Park, Sleeping Giant Provincial Park, and Mount McKay. Other attractive destinations include the Blue Point Amethyst Mine, Thunder Oak Cheese Farm, Centennial Botanical Conservatory, and the Sleeping Giant Brewing Company. You might take some time to relax in the OLG Casino or browse the Thunder Bay Art Gallery before taking in a show at Magnus Theater. Winter activities are popular at the Kamview Nordic Ski Centre and Lock Lomond Ski Area while activities at Mission Island Marsh Conservation Area, Marie Louise Lake, and Mills Block Forest are more popular in the warmer months.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Thunder Bay?

You do not need a passport or visa to travel inside of Canada. If one of your flights crosses international borders you will need to have a valid passport. All that is required is a valid photo ID as required by the airline.

Thunder Bay climate

With the climate impacted by lake winds and weather, the summers here are pleasantly warm and the winters can be severely cold and snowy.

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When is the best time to fly to Thunder Bay?

June through August is the best time to capitalize on the warm weather.

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Getting around Thunder Bay

The city is a bit sprawling, so renting a car is probably the best bet, particularly if you’re planning on heading out of town to camp.

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