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Flights to Thunder Bay in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJanuaryHigh demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average priceC$ 305Average for round-trip flights in December 2021
Round-trip fromC$ 78From Toronto to Thunder Bay

Cheap flights to Thunder Bay in December, January 2021

The best prices found for YQT flights for December, January
14 Dec - 21 Dec
C$ 1,905pp
YHM
Toronto Hamilton
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YQT
Thunder Bay
YQT
Thunder Bay
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YHM
Toronto Hamilton
14 Dec - 21 Dec
C$ 2,032pp
YHM
Toronto Hamilton
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YQT
Thunder Bay
YQT
Thunder Bay
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YHM
Toronto Hamilton

Thunder Bay 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Thunder Bay found for this year
14 Dec - 21 Dec
C$ 1,905pp
YHM
Toronto Hamilton
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YQT
Thunder Bay
YQT
Thunder Bay
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YHM
Toronto Hamilton
14 Dec - 21 Dec
C$ 2,032pp
YHM
Toronto Hamilton
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YQT
Thunder Bay
YQT
Thunder Bay
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YHM
Toronto Hamilton

Last minute flights to Thunder Bay

Late deals on round-trip flights to Thunder Bay, departing today and this week
10 Dec - 19 Dec
C$ 277pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
YQT
Thunder Bay
YQT
Thunder Bay
Flair Airlines
Direct
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
10 Dec - 19 Dec
C$ 278pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
YQT
Thunder Bay
YQT
Thunder Bay
Flair Airlines
Direct
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
10 Dec - 19 Dec
C$ 295pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
YQT
Thunder Bay
YQT
Thunder Bay
Flair Airlines
Direct
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl

Cheapest prices for Thunder Bay flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Thunder Bay found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
C$ 309
February
C$ 308
March
C$ 295
April
C$ 297
May
C$ 281
June
C$ 328
July
C$ 357
August
C$ 297
September
C$ 313
October
C$ 292
November
C$ 273
December
C$ 328

When is the best time to fly to Thunder Bay Airport?

Average Thunder Bay flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
YTO - YQT
Price
C$ 273 - C$ 479
YQT
Temperature
-6 - 26 °C
YQT
Precipitation
15 - 87 mm
Flying to Thunder Bay in June is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. If you are looking for warm weather when you arrive off of your flight to Thunder Bay then July is statistically the hottest. July is historically the period with most rainfall.

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

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Thunder Bay, you should look to book at least 39 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Thunder Bay?

At the moment, Thursday is the most economical day to take a flight to Thunder Bay. Monday is likely to be the most costly.

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 evening 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.

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.

When is the best time to fly to Thunder Bay?

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

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.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Thunder Bay?

Travellers will need to book flights to Thunder Bay (YQT) if they wish to fly to Thunder Bay. The Thunder Bay airport is 5.6 km from the city centre.

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