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Buses from Vancouver to Salmon Arm

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Vancouver - Salmon Arm Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Vancouver to Salmon Arm. Traveling by bus from Vancouver to Salmon Arm usually takes around 7 hours and 3 minutes, but the fastest Ebus bus can make the trip in 6 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance197 mi (316 km)
Shortest duration6h 20m
Cheapest price$104.84
Most frequent serviceEbus
Bus lines1

Price trends for buses from Vancouver to Salmon Arm

Average prices by travel date

$154$103$51MayMay

Monthly average prices

$128$103$77$51$26JJASONDJFMAM

What bus companies travel from Vancouver to Salmon Arm?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Vancouver to Salmon Arm. 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
Ebus37h 4m$119.03
  • 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 Vancouver to Salmon Arm, you can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach. On ebus' 3 daily trips from Vancouver to Salmon Arm, the journey usually takes about 7 hours and 4 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Vancouver to Salmon Arm 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 7 hours and 3 minutes to cover the 316 kilometers from Vancouver to Salmon Arm. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 20 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.

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

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Vancouver?

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00am. To see the times for all buses from Vancouver to Salmon Arm, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Vancouver to Salmon Arm every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

City Information

Vancouver

Vancouver is a trendy diverse city in British Columbia, known for its eclectic shopping, fresh seafood, and unique scenic setting between snow-capped mountains and urban beaches. Vancouver is sometimes called "Hollywood North" due to the amount of movies and TV shows filmed in the area. If you're lucky, you may even stumble upon a movie set as you're walking around town!

If you're looking for the best restaurants, shops and nightlife, cobblestoned Gastown is the perfect neighborhood to explore. Biking around the gorgeous Stanley Park in downtown Vancouver is rivaled only by hiking and skiing on nearby Grouse Mountain, which offers stunning views of the city on clear days.

Vancouver International Airport is conveniently close to downtown, and also one of the biggest gateways for international travel on the West Coast of North America. From Vancouver, it's easy to travel into the U.S. to Seattle by bus or train, or to other B.C. destinations like Kamloops and Kelowna to experience more of the province's natural beauty.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Vancouver?

Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station - CAVACAMT-0

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Departure stations

The historic Pacific Central Station is Vancouver’s primary train station for Amtrak and VIA Rail service, as well as a bus station for numerous carriers. The impressive Beaux-Arts style station opened in 1919, and is within walking distance of Science World, Strathcona Park, and the lively Gastown neighborhood. Plus, walking just across the street from Pacific Central Station gives you access to Vancouver's SkyTrain public transit system at the Main Street–Science World station. With free WiFi, restrooms, and several restaurants and shops on the premises, Pacific Central Station is a convenient place to start or end your trip.

All bus stations in Vancouver:

  • Pacific Central Station

Where does the bus arrive in Salmon Arm?

Arrival stations

All buses from Vancouver arrive at one main station in Salmon Arm.

Bus stations in Salmon Arm:

  • Centenoka Park Mall - NW Parking Lot

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