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Buses from Kelowna to Kamloops

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Journey Information

There are 11 intercity buses per day from Kelowna to Kamloops. Traveling by bus from Kelowna to Kamloops usually takes around 3 hours and 14 minutes, but the fastest Ebus bus can make the trip in 2 hours,

Distance66 mi (106 km)
Shortest duration2h 0m
Cheapest price$43.98
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceEbus
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Kelowna to Kamloops?

$44.40 is the average price of a bus ticket from Kelowna 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

$77$51$26NovDec

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Kelowna to Kamloops is expected to range from C$65 to C$73. If you are looking to travel to Kamloops within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from C$65. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are C$65 and can be found on November 29, 2021.

Monthly average prices

$96$77$58$38$19JFMAMJJASOND

The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in April. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just C$60 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Kelowna to Kamloops in December, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to C$72 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Kelowna to Kamloops?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Kelowna to Kamloops. 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
Ebus113h 15m$54.16
  • Ebus

    Ebus

    Book Ebus from Kelowna to Kamloops from $44. There are 11 Ebus schedules from Kelowna to Kamloops and you can expect on average to pay for a Ebus ticket to Kamloops. In Kelowna, Ebus departs to Kamloops from 516 Lawrence Ave and 1 other station. In Kamloops, Ebus arrives at Kamloops Sahali Mall and no other station.

    An average trip on Ebus from Kelowna to Kamloops takes 3 hours and 15 minutes , while the fastest available Ebus trip will get you to Kamloops in 2 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, Ebus offers 10 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Kamloops.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Kelowna to Kamloops 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 14 minutes to cover the 106 kilometers from Kelowna to Kamloops. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours. 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?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Kamloops. 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 Kelowna?

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Kelowna to Kamloops, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 11 scheduled buses that travel from Kelowna to Kamloops 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

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.

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 Kelowna?

Departure stations

Kelowna has two bus stations with service to Kamloops.

All bus stations in Kelowna:

  • 516 Lawrence Ave

  • Kelowna Airport

Where does the bus arrive in Kamloops?

Arrival stations

All buses from Kelowna arrive at one main station in Kamloops.

Bus stations in Kamloops:

  • Kamloops Sahali Mall

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