Thunder Bay is located in the geographic centre of Canada with the border to the United States just 45 minutes south.


If you’re travelling by road, Thunder Bay is found at the crossroads of Ontario Highways 11/17 & 61. This means those travelling across Canada or North from the U.S. will easily find the city.


Located on the shores of Lake Superior, it is also possible to arrive in Thunder Bay by boat. There are Great Lakes cruises that come into port as well as facilities for private Captains to arrive with their passengers.


The Thunder Bay International Airport is the fourth busiest in Ontario, servicing almost 800,000 visitors annually through 4 major and numerous small regional airlines. Getting here is easy with Air Canada, Westjet, Porter, Flair, Bearskin and Wasaya Airlines.

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Visitors to Thunder Bay will find most major car rental agencies, limousine van, taxi services, and Uride, a ride-sharing service. Thunder Bay Transit provides public, accessible transportation throughout the city. The city boasts over 100 km of urban recreational trails for exploring on foot or by bike.

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More information on getting to thunder bay and getting around while you’re here (including maps and guides) can be found at

What to do while you're here

When deciding what activities to do visit the See & Do and Outdoor Adventure Sections of the website and be sure to check out what is available to Book Online and get everything set up before you arrive.

If you're travelling with a group, we can assist with your planning - check out Group Transportation.

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