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Kamloops - Kelowna Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 8 intercity buses per day from Kamloops to Kelowna. Traveling by bus from Kamloops to Kelowna usually takes around 3 hours and 17 minutes, but the fastest Ebus bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance66 mi (106 km)
Shortest duration2h 5m
Cheapest price$43.98
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceEbus
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Kamloops to Kelowna

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

4.5

5.0

Travis

January 6, 2022- Solo travel

Ebus

Pros: Super accommodating in the cold at 6am. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Highly recommend.

Pros: Super accommodating in the cold at 6am. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Highly recommend.

4.0

Eshana

January 3, 2022- Solo travel

Ebus

Pros: Goood. Cons: All good. Tips: Nope.

Pros: Goood. Cons: All good. Tips: Nope.

Price trends for buses from Kamloops to Kelowna

Average prices by travel date

$78$52$26MayMay

Monthly average prices

$97$78$58$39$19JJASONDJFMAM

What bus companies travel from Kamloops to Kelowna?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Kamloops to Kelowna. Ebus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Ebus83h 17m$51.88
  • Ebus

    Ebus

    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 Kamloops to Kelowna, you can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach. On ebus' 8 daily trips from Kamloops to Kelowna, the journey usually takes about 3 hours and 17 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Kamloops to Kelowna during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 17 minutes to cover the 106 kilometers from Kamloops to Kelowna. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 5 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

"Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Kelowna at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Kamloops?

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Kamloops to Kelowna, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 8 scheduled buses that travel from Kamloops to Kelowna every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 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.

Kelowna

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Nestled by the water in Okanagan Valley, Kelowna is a must-see destination for lovers of the outdoors, and it offers enticing culinary delights to enjoy, too. Hike or bike your way through the stunning mountain trails sitting above the city. About 24km from downtown Kelowna, Myra Canyon offers breathtaking vistas that you will not soon forget. If watersports are more your thing, Lake Okanagan is a dreamy setting for boating, scuba diving, or simply relaxing by the beach.

Once you've worked up a sweat, there are plenty of opportunities to indulge and unwind. Kelowna lays claim to over 40 authentic Okanagan vineyards that open their doors for tours (and tasting, of course!) while its various breweries and cideries allow visitors to taste the local, hand-crafted flavors of Kelowna.

Kelowna is home to one of Canada's busiest airports, Kelowna International Airport, which runs daily flights across North America. If you opt to drive or take the bus, the wide and well-maintained highways give travelers a chance to marvel at the surrounding mountainscapes when en route to nearby Vancouver and Calgary.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Kamloops?

Departure stations

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.

All bus stations in Kamloops:

  • Kamloops Sahali Mall

Where does the bus arrive in Kelowna?

Arrival stations

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Kelowna.

Bus stations in Kelowna:

  • Kelowna Airport

  • 516 Lawrence Ave

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