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Journey Information

Vancouver to Kelowna coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£50.03
Shortest Duration5h 25m
Trips per day3
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Vancouver to Kelowna 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 coach 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, coach 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 coach ticket from Vancouver to Kelowna?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £51.21 was the low point for coach fares from Vancouver to Kelowna. Coaches from Kelowna to Vancouver are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £51.21 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 coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 16 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £5.38 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 6 hours and 38 minutes to cover the 168 miles (270 kilometers) from Vancouver, BC to Kelowna, BC. However, the fastest coach only takes 5 hours and 25 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Friday is the busiest travel day for coaches as people head from Vancouver to Kelowna for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded coaches to Kelowna, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Vancouver?

The first coach leaves at 07:00 and the last coach leaves at 15:00. To see the times for all coaches from Vancouver to Kelowna, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled coaches that travel from Vancouver to Kelowna every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from British Columbia to British Columbia without transferring.

What coach companies travel from Vancouver to Kelowna?

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

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Ebus36h 39m£56.90

Where does the coach leave from in Vancouver?

Most coaches depart from the main station in Vancouver, British Columbia:

  • Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St

Where does the coach arrive in Kelowna?

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Kelowna, British Columbia:

  • Kelowna Intl Airport
  • 516 Lawrence Ave

Price trends for coaches from Vancouver to Kelowna

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Vancouver, BC to Kelowna, BC
4.6
Based on 10 ratings and reviews

Based on 10 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Ebus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.1
Staff
4.1
Value
3.8
Condition
4.6
Rosa
4.0
25 November 2019Visiting friends
Tips
Give yourself PLENTY of time in the winter for unexpected stops
Luis Alberto
5.0
24 November 2019Vacation
Cons
The page indicated that the cost of the ticket was 53 CAD and I ended up paying 74 CAD, I didn’t appreciate that at all.
Tips
You should be there 15 or 20 minutes before the departure.
Emily
5.0
21 September 2019Visiting family
Pros
Drivers were personable and nice, seating had good amenities and was comfortable.
Cons
Cost
Tips
Bring layers as bus temperature can fluctuate. And please!! Don’t stream video on the bus, it makes everyone else’s wifi so slow!
Margaret
5.0
15 September 2019Visiting family
Pros
Mark/Mike, driver... very polite, great sense of humour, and thorough re safety. A great , safe and on time experience. He was awesome
Cons
Great experience all the way. Wish could /hope to reserve seat. I have just broken 2 toes , xrays show it clearly and hope to be able to have/reserve the FRONT seat for my return trip kelowna to Vancouver on Sunday morning 22nd sept
Lieselotte
4.0
9 August 2019Visiting friends
Pros
It was a good way to get to Kelowna, but a bit long, on account of 2 long stops, one in Surrey because of some disagreement between a new guest and river (no reservation?) and on way back with the change of drivers, it took 45 min. to wait in Merrit, until we left again...More

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