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Fares from $105 One Way, $411 Round Trip from Chicago to Thunder Bay

Prices starting at $411 for return flights and $105 for one-way flights to Thunder Bay were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Destination Airport IATA CodeYQT
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Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Thunder Bay International Airport

Orbitz.com gives the budget-conscious traveler the best deals when booking flights to Thunder Bay, Ontario. The most populous municipality in Northwestern Ontario, Thunder Bay is serviced by the Thunder Bay International Airport. Eight airlines have regular flights to the airport, including Air Canada, Bearskin Airlines, Canadian North, and WestJet.

Transportation from Thunder Bay International Airport

Thunder Bay International Airport has a wide variety of transportation options to help you get to your desired destination quickly and safely. Taxi services at the airport are provided by Roach's Yellow Taxi. A transit bus service is also available at a cost of $2.50. Local hotels offer complimentary shuttle services to arriving guests. You can access a list of hotel shuttles using the free phone next to the baggage area of the terminal. Several car-rental companies ply their trade at the airport, including Avis, Budget, Alamo, and Hertz.

Weather in Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay has a continental climate, which features warm to hot summers as well as cooler winters that are influenced by the Great Lakes. Temperatures during the daytime range from 15 to 30 °C. Summertime is ideal for both passive and active outdoor recreational activities.

Thunder Bay Tourist Attractions

An amazing vacation experience awaits you at Thunder Bay. You can enjoy sailing on Lake Superior or visiting the Eagle Canyon. Outdoor adventure activities, such as canoeing, kayaking, skiing, and windsurfing, can also be experienced in the area. You can also visit museums, art galleries, theaters, and historical monuments, such as Fort William Historical Park, the largest reconstructed fur trade post in the world. Orbitz.com can give you a great bargain on airline tickets when you book flights to Thunder Bay.

Flights from Chicago to Thunder Bay - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Thunder Bay?

There are no direct flights from Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Thunder Bay, ON (YQT-Thunder Bay Intl.), so your next best option is to book with a carrier that offers a single stopover. Collect a few more air miles with Air Canada, United Airlines or Qantas.

What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Thunder Bay?

The shortest flight from Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Thunder Bay, ON (YQT-Thunder Bay Intl.) is 3 hours and 14 minutes. Slip a few things into your carry-on to help pass the time, like a gripping read or a portable board game.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Thunder Bay?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Thunder Bay have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Thunder Bay with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Thunder Bay without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.