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There are 4 intercity buses per day from Vancouver to West Kelowna. Traveling by bus from Vancouver to West Kelowna usually takes around 6 hours and 48 minutes, but the fastest Ebus bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 35 minutes.
|Distance||164 mi (264 km)|
|Shortest duration||4h 35m|
|Trips per day||2|
|Most frequent service||Ebus|
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What bus companies travel from Vancouver to West Kelowna?
On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Vancouver to West 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.
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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 West Kelowna, you can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach. On ebus' 4 daily trips from Vancouver to West Kelowna, the journey usually takes about 6 hours and 49 minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Vancouver to West 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 from Vancouver to West Kelowna?
The bus takes an average of 6 hours and 48 minutes to cover the 264 kilometers from Vancouver to West Kelowna. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 35 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?
"Because many passengers travel from Vancouver to West 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."
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Vancouver?
The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 2:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Vancouver to West Kelowna, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus schedules are there most days?
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.
Where does the bus leave from in Vancouver?
Main departure station: Pacific Central Station
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 West Kelowna?
Main arrival station: Kelowna West - Eastbound (Scotia Bank)
All buses from Vancouver arrive at one main station in West Kelowna.
Bus stations in West Kelowna:
Kelowna West - Eastbound (Scotia Bank)
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