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Kamloops - Edmonton Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Kamloops to Edmonton. Traveling by bus from Kamloops to Edmonton usually takes around 13 hours and 55 minutes, but the fastest Thompson Valley Charters bus can make the trip in 9 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance351 mi (565 km)
Shortest duration9h 35m
Cheapest price$152.29
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceRider Express
Bus lines2

Price trends for buses from Kamloops to Edmonton

Monthly average prices

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What bus companies travel from Kamloops to Edmonton?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Kamloops to Edmonton that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Rider Express usually offers more choice, with 4 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Rider Express415h 38m$153.26
Thompson Valley Charters19h 35m$200.18
  • 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.

  • Thompson Valley Charters is a family-owned bus company operating from Kamloops, British Columbia. They offer reliable and secure transportation services to various destinations, including Edmonton, Blue River, Jasper, and Hinton. Their team of experienced professionals guarantees safe travel for passengers.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 13 hours and 55 minutes to cover the 565 kilometers from Kamloops to Edmonton. However, the fastest bus only takes 9 hours and 35 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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 Kamloops to Edmonton 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, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

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

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Kamloops to Edmonton. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Kamloops to Edmonton; ticket prices start at $180.19.

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.

Edmonton

An urban center coexisting peacefully with nature, Edmonton offers plenty of exciting outdoor activities that will keep you engaged. One of the city’s most notable trails is the North Saskatchewan River Trail, which features 150 km of trails. Adventure-seekers can explore the trail on bikes or on foot, and the scenery will certainly amaze you. If you wish to explore the city’s art scene or cultural life, head over to Downtown Spark, which is an immersive art program made by local artists. For those who just want to lay back and enjoy the sun, the perfect spot would be Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park.

If you are looking for a unique pub experience, head over to Central Social Hall, which offers amazing local dishes. For those who are simply looking for a cup of coffee, Nook Cafe considers itself to be the coziest hangout spot around.

The city’s primary railway station is the Edmonton Train Station, which is served by VIA Rail. The city’s principal airport is the Edmonton International Airport, which is located 14 miles south-southwest of the city.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Kamloops?

Main departure station: Esso Gas Station

Kamloops has two bus stations with service to Edmonton.

All bus stations in Kamloops:

  • Esso Gas Station

  • Kamloops Sahali Mall

Where does the bus arrive in Edmonton?

Main arrival station: 10014 104 St

Buses arrive in Edmonton at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

Bus stations in Edmonton:

  • 10014 104 St

  • Downtown - 10180 105 St NW

  • Southgate LRT 2217

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