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Salmon Arm to Kamloops bus

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Salmon Arm - Kamloops Bus Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Salmon Arm to Kamloops. Traveling by bus from Salmon Arm to Kamloops usually takes around 2 hours and 29 minutes, but the fastest Ebus bus can make the trip in just one hour and 20 minutes.

Distance46 mi (74 km)
Shortest duration1h 20m
Cheapest price€15.95
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceEbus
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Salmon Arm to Kamloops

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Loveneet

11 March 2022- Solo travel

Ebus

Pros: Friendly driver. ♥️. Cons: Everything was perfect for me.

How much is a bus ticket from Salmon Arm to Kamloops?

€20.16 is the average price of a bus ticket from Salmon Arm 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

€55€37€18MayMay

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Salmon Arm to Kamloops is expected to range from €34 to €54. If you are looking to travel to Kamloops within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from €34. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are €34 and can be found on 13 May 2024.

Monthly average prices

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Bus tickets from Salmon Arm to Kamloops are usually around €34 and prices do not fluctuate very much throughout the year.

What bus companies travel from Salmon Arm to Kamloops?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Salmon Arm to Kamloops that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Ebus usually offers more choice, with 2 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Ebus23h 20m€38.89
Rider Express21h 34m€20.44
  • 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 Salmon Arm to Kamloops, you can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach. On ebus' 2 daily trips from Salmon Arm to Kamloops, the journey usually takes about 3 hours and 20 minutes.

  • Rider Express is a bus company with services across several provinces in Canada with daily stops at major cities like Regina, Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver. Rider Express is known for their friendly customer service, the cleanliness of vehicles, and the onboard WiFi.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 29 minutes to cover the 74 kilometers from Salmon Arm to Kamloops. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 20 minutes. 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.

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.

The first bus leaves at 04:00 and the last bus leaves at 14:00. To see the times for all buses from Salmon Arm to Kamloops, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Salmon Arm to Kamloops every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 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

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 Salmon Arm?

Main departure station: Centenoka Park Mall - NW Parking Lot

Salmon Arm has two bus stations with service to Kamloops.

All bus stations in Salmon Arm:

  • Centenoka Park Mall - NW Parking Lot

  • Westgate Public Market

Where does the bus arrive in Kamloops?

Main arrival station: Kamloops Sahali Mall

Kamloops' primary bus station is located near the rear entrance to the Sahali Mall. Ebus has a ticket office and waiting room inside the mall, but buses board outside in the parking lot. Sahali Mall is a little outside of downtown Kamloops, but luckily there are a few BC Transit bus stops around the mall where you can connect to the rest of the city. If you need a restroom or a snack before your bus trip, pop inside the mall to take advantage of the restaurants, pharmacies, and grocery stores available.

Bus stations in Kamloops:

  • Kamloops Sahali Mall

  • Esso Gas Station

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