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Journey Information

Kamloops to Vancouver bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$79.28
Fastest time4h 25m
Trips per day5
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Kamloops to Vancouver right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Kamloops to Vancouver?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $79.48 was the low point for bus fares from Kamloops to Vancouver. Buses from Vancouver to Kamloops are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $79.48 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 22 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $33.73 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 6 hours and 24 minutes to cover the 157 miles (253 kilometers) from Kamloops, BC to Vancouver, BC. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 25 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Vancouver. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Kamloops?

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Kamloops to Vancouver, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Kamloops to Vancouver every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from British Columbia to British Columbia without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Kamloops to Vancouver; ticket prices start at $46.99.

What bus companies travel from Kamloops to Vancouver?

There is one bus company that operates from Kamloops to Vancouver. Ebus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Ebus56h 24m$105.83

Where does the bus leave from in Kamloops?

Most buses depart from the main station in Kamloops, British Columbia:

  • Sahali Mall

Where does the bus arrive in Vancouver?

All buses from Kamloops arrive at one main station in Vancouver, British Columbia:

  • Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St

Price trends for buses from Kamloops to Vancouver

Average prices by travel date

$160$107$53DecDec

Monthly average prices

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Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Kamloops, BC to Vancouver, BC
5.0
Based on 3 ratings and reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Rider Express report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.5
Staff
4.5
Value
3.5
Condition
5.0
Maureen
5.0
October 15, 2019
Pros
Not having to worry about traffic as was rainingNot having to worry about traffic as was raining
Cons
Seats quite narrow. Waiting for bus in rain with nit even a rent over us was not cool. Being dumped at a curb near bus station at night with no cover - not cool.Seats quite narrow. Waiting for bus in rain with nit even a rent over us was not cool. Being dumped at a curb near bus station at night with no cover - not cool.
Jody
5.0
October 14, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Friendly staff and nice facilities. Friendly staff and nice facilities.
Cons
Internet wouldn’t connect on this trip. Internet wouldn’t connect on this trip.

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Ebus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Shannon
5.0
August 18, 2019Visiting friends
Cons
Traffic was bad. It would have been helpful to know a bit more about how late we were coming in, but overall it was a great ride.Traffic was bad. It would have been helpful to know a bit more about how late we were coming in, but overall it was a great ride.

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