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Kamloops - Kelowna Bus Schedule

Bus
Ebus
  1. Sun,
  2. Mon,
  3. Tue,
  4. Wed,
  5. Thu,
  6. Fri,
  7. Sat
5:45 AM
KamloopsKamloops Sahali Mall
8:20 AM
Kelowna516 Lawrence Ave
from $44.22
Bus
Ebus
  1. Sun,
  2. Mon,
  3. Tue,
  4. Wed,
  5. Thu,
  6. Fri,
  7. Sat
5:45 AM
KamloopsKamloops Sahali Mall
7:55 AM
KelownaKelowna Airport
from $44.22
Bus
Ebus
  1. Sun,
  2. Mon,
  3. Tue,
  4. Wed,
  5. Thu,
  6. Fri,
  7. Sat
8:15 AM
KamloopsKamloops Sahali Mall
12:10 PM
Kelowna516 Lawrence Ave
from $57.75
Bus
Ebus
  1. Sun,
  2. Mon,
  3. Tue,
  4. Wed,
  5. Thu,
  6. Fri,
  7. Sat
8:15 AM
KamloopsKamloops Sahali Mall
12:50 PM
KelownaKelowna Airport
from $58.25
Bus
Ebus
  1. Sun,
  2. Mon,
  3. Tue,
  4. Wed,
  5. Thu,
  6. Fri,
  7. Sat
1:00 PM
KamloopsKamloops Sahali Mall
4:10 PM
Kelowna516 Lawrence Ave
from $44.22

Journey Information

There are 9 intercity buses per day from Kamloops to Kelowna. Traveling by bus from Kamloops to Kelowna usually takes around 3 hours and 18 minutes, but the fastest Ebus bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance66 mi (106 km)
Shortest duration2h 10m
Cheapest price$43.66
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceEbus
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Kamloops to Kelowna

(Based on 9 ratings and reviews)

4.6

4.0

Lynda

May 10, 2024- Visiting family

Ebus

Pros: It was good. Cons: We broke down just outside Kelowna so was kinda displeased.

5.0

Tadiwa

December 18, 2023- Vacation

Ebus

Pros: Good driving and felt safe. Cons: N/a. Tips: N/a.

5.0

Justin

October 16, 2023- Solo travel

Ebus

Pros: It was pleasant. Cons: It was good. Tips: Nope.

5.0

Peter

September 17, 2023- Visiting family

Ebus

Pros: Pleasant road trip. Cons: Waiting place. Tips: Not easy to get to the bus terminal.

5.0

Judy

June 18, 2023- Visiting family

Ebus

Very impressed with E Bus

How much is a bus ticket from Kamloops to Kelowna?

$50.82 is the average price of a bus ticket from Kamloops to Kelowna. 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

$82$55$27MayJun

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Kamloops to Kelowna is expected to range from $70 to $76. If you are looking to travel to Kelowna within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $70. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $70 and can be found on May 21, 2024.

Monthly average prices

$68$55$41$27$14JJASONDJFMAM
If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Kamloops to Kelowna, mark your calendar for April. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $50. However, taking the bus from Kamloops to Kelowna during February is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $60. The best way to find deals on a trip in February is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

What bus companies travel from Kamloops to Kelowna?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Kamloops to Kelowna that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Ebus usually offers more choice, with 8 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Ebus83h 15m$50.82
Rider Express23h 35m$66.45
  • 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 15 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 3 hours and 18 minutes to cover the 106 kilometers from Kamloops to Kelowna. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 10 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.

"Because many passengers travel from Kamloops to Kelowna at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

The first bus leaves at 5:00am 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.

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Kamloops to Kelowna every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 5 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?

Main departure 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.

All bus stations in Kamloops:

  • Kamloops Sahali Mall

  • Esso Gas Station

Where does the bus arrive in Kelowna?

Main arrival station: 516 Lawrence Ave

Buses arrive in Kelowna at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

Bus stations in Kelowna:

  • 516 Lawrence Ave

  • Kelowna Airport

  • Kelowna Downtown

  • Kelowna Airport

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