Cheap Flights from Thunder Bay to Toronto Island
Flight information Thunder Bay to Toronto Island
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Average flight time, total distance 930 kilometers
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Travellers seeking flights from Thunder Bay to Toronto Island can find nonstop or connecting routes. Porter Airlines offers nonstop flights from Thunder Bay International Airport to Toronto Island Airport. Air Canada offers connecting flights with stops at Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport and Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport.
Terminal Information for Thunder Bay International Airport
About 5 km from downtown, Thunder Bay International Airport is one of the busiest airports in Ontario. Taxis to the airport from downtown cost about CA$30. All domestic flights depart from the departure gates. For those who want to pick up a few items before leaving on Thunder Bay to Toronto Island flights, they can check out Passages on the second floor. They can also grab a beverage or snack for the flight at the Tim Hortons found in the main departures lounge.
Terminal Information for Toronto Island Airport
Also known as Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, this field sits on the Toronto Islands, southwest of downtown. For flights to Toronto Island from Thunder Bay, all of the domestic arrivals land at the arrivals gate on the lower level of the terminal. As of October 2016, the passenger terminal is undergoing an upgrade, so travellers should take that into account when arranging transportation.
In 2015, the Toronto Island Airport opened a pedestrian tunnel to connect the city's mainland to the island. The trip from the curb on the mainland to the airport's check-in via the tunnel takes less than six minutes. Another way to reach the mainland is a 90-second ferry ride. Starting at 5:22 a.m., the ferry departs every 15 minutes from the airport until 12:07 a.m. The ride is free for travellers and CA$11 for vehicles on the return trip.
The airport also offers free shuttle service to and from downtown Toronto. Travellers meet at the airport's mainland ferry terminal building, across the street from Union Station. The 15-minute trip ends outside the Royal York Hotel on York Street. The shuttle departs every 15 minutes and features free Wi-Fi for passengers. They can board anytime from 5 a.m. until 12:07 a.m. Sunday through Friday and 5 a.m. until 8:45 p.m. on Saturdays. Car rentals are available near the ferry terminal, and Skyscanner provides travellers with several car rental options. Travellers can also grab a taxi found at the foot of Eireann Quay.
What You Need to Know
Travellers should arrive 90 minutes before their flight departs. They also must bring with them a valid government-issued photo ID or two non-photo ID pieces, one of which must include name, gender, and date of birth.
What to Expect at Toronto Island
Once travellers land, they do not need to adjust their watches since both cities are in the same time zone. The weather on Toronto Island varies with summer months experiencing temperatures around 25 degrees Celsius and winter months dipping to minus 3 degrees Celsius. The Islands have colder temperatures than the mainland because of the cooler lake waters. The Toronto Islands are a popular spot during the summer, especially the children's Centreville Amusement Park and Hanlan's Point Beach. Visitors can use the public bicycle sharing station and play a round of Frisbee golf.
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