Thunder Bay

Cheap flights to Thunder Bay, Canada

Can I fly to Thunder Bay from USA right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from USA to Thunder Bay

Most visitors from USA need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Thunder Bay.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from USA must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Thunder Bay.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from USA are not required to quarantine after entering Thunder Bay.

Compassionate entry for travellers and limited release from quarantine - Foreign nationals traveling without an advance written approval for an exemption of a border restriction may be denied entry into Canada.

Can I fly back to USA from Thunder Bay?

Returning to USA from Thunder Bay

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Thunder Bay must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to USA.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Thunder Bay are not required to quarantine after entering USA.

When is the best time to fly to Thunder Bay?

Average Thunder Bay flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month



$263 - $756



6.8 - 62.6 °F



0.4 - 3.5 inches

The best time to fly to Thunder Bay is during February, but great deals can be found at other times. July sees the temperatures in Thunder Bay peak to their warmest. July tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.

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

At the moment, flights in the morning are likely to offer the best value for money for your Thunder Bay trip. A flight in the evening will more often than not be of higher cost.

If you’re looking for a real taste of Canada, or simply an unforgettable trip that takes your breath away, then get ready to embrace all of the natural wonders that Thunder Bay has to offer. An absolute treat for the eyes, this lush destination is overflowing with dense forests, raging waterfalls and tranquil nature trails. But that’s not all, as this idyllic retreat is also home to a charming and welcoming city.

A trip to Thunder Bay is all about getting back to the great outdoors, and there’s no better way to do that than by feeling the wind in your hair as you zip-line across Eagle Canyon, or go canoeing along a great lake. It’s thoroughly recommended that you enjoy the fresh air and stunning view at the Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park, so pack a picnic and relax whilst overlooking the cascading waterfalls.

The Sleeping Giant Provincial Park is also a delight that should not be missed. Not only can you witness some of the local wildlife in their natural habitat, but as you hike along the forest trails you’ll soon get an incredible panoramic view of Lake Superior. Before departing, make sure you head to the Fort William Historical Park to see a little Thunder Bay history come to life. A fun and educational recreation event, you’ll get a glimpse into what life was like for many rural settlers in this great and expansive land.

Best Time to Fly to Thunder Bay, Canada

Canadian summertime usually lasts from June to August/early September, and whilst this is a beautiful destination to enjoy in the sunshine, it can also be quite costly at this time. Schools have their summer vacation during these months, meaning the cost of flights and accommodation will most likely increase due to the influx of tourists. April, May and September are much more favourable months in terms of weather and overall cost, but remember that Thunder Bay is also host to a number of winter sport and skiing events during the colder months, with many tour operators offering exclusive winter deals.

Getting around Thunder Bay, Canada

Thunder Bay isn’t ideally traveled on foot. In fact, many of the national parks are best reached with a convenient car rental so you can travel at your own pace. Whilst in the city, however, visitors should take advantage of the transit bus service that can take you across the region for a small fee.

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

If you book a flight to Thunder Bay, you will be flying into Thunder Bay, which is the city’s only airport. Thunder Bay (YQT) is located 3.5 mi from the center of Thunder Bay.