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Abbotsford to Kamloops bus

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Abbotsford - Kamloops Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity buses per day from Abbotsford to Kamloops. Traveling by bus from Abbotsford to Kamloops usually takes around 4 hours and 39 minutes, but the fastest Ebus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance143 mi (230 km)
Shortest duration3h 15m
Cheapest price$10.02
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceEbus
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Abbotsford to Kamloops

(Based on 8 ratings and reviews)

4.6

4.0

Daniel

May 22, 2023- Visiting family

Ebus

Pros: Stop over. Cons: To stop during the trip for short call! Tips: None.

5.0

Sukhwinder

January 25, 2023- Visiting family

Ebus

Pros: Bus on the time. Cons: Everything good. Tips: No.

5.0

Maxine

October 29, 2022- Visiting family

Ebus

Efficient safe way to travel mountain roads. Driver was very cordial and efficient. Bus very comfortable!

5.0

FARHAD

October 13, 2022- Visiting family

Ebus

it was safe trip i used Wi-Fi clean bus that was my first time ill do that again

5.0

Shirley

August 30, 2022- Solo travel

Ebus

Pros: It may have been late but it was due to road construction and riders who did listen to the driver. Cons: Nothing all good. Tips: Each to his own especially now a days.

How much is a bus ticket from Abbotsford to Kamloops?

$32.83 is the average price of a bus ticket from Abbotsford to Kamloops. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

$122$81$41FebMar

Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from Abbotsford to Kamloops is expected to be between $91 and $115. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is March 1, 2024, when tickets are available for March 1, 2024. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just $91.

Monthly average prices

$102$81$61$41$20MAMJJASONDJF

The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in May. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $81 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Abbotsford to Kamloops in January, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $85 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$102$81$61$41$203020100

Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 17 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save C$0.01 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Abbotsford to Kamloops?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Abbotsford to Kamloops that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Ebus usually offers more choice, with 6 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Ebus64h 56m$84.35
Rider Express13h 30m$32.93
  • ebus is a family-owned bus carrier that serves Alberta and British Columbia. ebus service offers passengers a comfortable yet budget-friendly way to travel. On your trip from Abbotsford to Kamloops, you can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach. On ebus' 6 daily trips from Abbotsford to Kamloops, the journey usually takes about 4 hours and 56 minutes.

  • Rider Express is a bus company with services across several provinces in Canada with daily stops at major cities like Regina, Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver. Rider Express is known for their friendly customer service, the cleanliness of vehicles, and the onboard WiFi.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 39 minutes to cover the 230 kilometers from Abbotsford to Kamloops. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 15 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Abbotsford to Kamloops for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Abbotsford to Kamloops, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Abbotsford to Kamloops every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Kamloops

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Kamloops is an exciting, family-friendly city set against a backdrop of jaw-dropping natural beauty in the mountains of British Columbia. A temperate climate, rugged hills, and translucent bodies of water provide the perfect setting for such outdoor activities as mountain biking, hiking, boating, fishing, or simply relaxing on one of the many beaches that line the South Thompson River. Visitors can step back in time at the Secwepemc Museum & Heritage Park, which features the remains of a 2,000-year-old indigenous village, or view stunning landscapes that have remained unchanged for millennia at one of Kamloops' provincial parks. The British Columbia Wildlife Park to the east of the city is home to 65 different animal species, including cougars and bears.

The city boasts four first-rate wineries that offer tours and tastings within beautiful green spaces. Kamloops also features an eclectic food scene comprising luxury restaurants, health-conscious eateries, hearty pub meals, and several mobile food trucks.

Kamloops has a vast network of transport links that allow visitors to travel efficiently. VIA Rail service runs from the central train station while buses take advantage of scenic mountain routes to carry passengers throughout the region.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Abbotsford?

Main departure station: Abbotsford Airport

Most buses depart from the main station in Abbotsford.

All bus stations in Abbotsford:

  • Abbotsford Airport

Where does the bus arrive in Kamloops?

Main arrival station: Kamloops Sahali Mall

Kamloops' primary bus station is located near the rear entrance to the Sahali Mall. Ebus has a ticket office and waiting room inside the mall, but buses board outside in the parking lot. Sahali Mall is a little outside of downtown Kamloops, but luckily there are a few BC Transit bus stops around the mall where you can connect to the rest of the city. If you need a restroom or a snack before your bus trip, pop inside the mall to take advantage of the restaurants, pharmacies, and grocery stores available.

Bus stations in Kamloops:

  • Kamloops Sahali Mall

  • Esso Gas Station

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