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There is one daily bus from Kelowna to Edmonton. Traveling by bus from Kelowna to Edmonton usually takes around 12 hours and 50 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.
|Distance||360 mi (580 km)|
|Shortest duration||12h 50m|
|Trips per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Ebus|
What bus companies travel from Kelowna to Edmonton?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Kelowna to Edmonton. Ebus is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
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 Kelowna to Edmonton, you can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach. On ebus' 1 daily trips from Kelowna to Edmonton, the journey usually takes about 12 hours and 50 minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Kelowna to Edmonton 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.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.
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 Kelowna to Edmonton?
The bus takes an average of 12 hours and 50 minutes to cover the 580 kilometers from Kelowna to Edmonton. 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?
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Kelowna?
There is usually only one bus per day from Kelowna to Edmonton. It leaves the station in Kelowna at 09:00 each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.
How many bus schedules are there most days?
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.
An urban center coexisting peacefully with nature, Edmonton offers plenty of exciting outdoor activities that will keep you engaged. One of the city’s most notable trails is the North Saskatchewan River Trail, which features 150 km of trails. Adventure-seekers can explore the trail on bikes or on foot, and the scenery will certainly amaze you. If you wish to explore the city’s art scene or cultural life, head over to Downtown Spark, which is an immersive art program made by local artists. For those who just want to lay back and enjoy the sun, the perfect spot would be Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park.
If you are looking for a unique pub experience, head over to Central Social Hall, which offers amazing local dishes. For those who are simply looking for a cup of coffee, Nook Cafe considers itself to be the coziest hangout spot around.
The city’s primary railway station is the Edmonton Train Station, which is served by VIA Rail. The city’s principal airport is the Edmonton International Airport, which is located 14 miles south-southwest of the city.
Where does the bus leave from in Kelowna?
Main departure station: 516 Lawrence Ave
The new Ebus station on Lawrence Ave hosts inbound and outbound intercity buses for travelers in British Columbia. Opened in 2020, the station serves Ebus trips that depart from the convenient downtown location. This location is also fully staffed, with customer service agents who will gladly answer any questions passengers might have. Amenities at the station include a waiting area as well as public restrooms.
All bus stations in Kelowna:
516 Lawrence Ave
Where does the bus arrive in Edmonton?
Main arrival station: 10014 104 St
All buses from Kelowna arrive at one main station in Edmonton.
Bus stations in Edmonton:
10014 104 St
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