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There are 3 intercity buses per day from Salmon Arm to Merritt. Traveling by bus from Salmon Arm to Merritt usually takes around 3 hours and 1 minute, but the fastest Rider Express bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 40 minutes.
|Distance||78 mi (125 km)|
|Shortest duration||2h 40m|
|Trips per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Ebus|
How much is a bus ticket from Salmon Arm to Merritt?
€32.97 is the average price of a bus ticket from Salmon Arm to Merritt. 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
Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Salmon Arm to Merritt is expected to range from €48 to €55. If you are looking to travel to Merritt within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from €48. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are €48 and can be found on 18 September 2023.
Monthly average prices
What bus companies travel from Salmon Arm to Merritt?
There are two bus lines that have daily service from Salmon Arm to Merritt that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Ebus usually offers more choice, with 2 scheduled trips per day.
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 Merritt, you can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach. On ebus' 2 daily trips from Salmon Arm to Merritt, the journey usually takes about 3 hours and 13 minutes.
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The bus takes an average of 3 hours to cover the 125 kilometers from Salmon Arm to Merritt. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 40 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.
"Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Salmon Arm to Merritt 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, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week."
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 Merritt, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
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 Merritt.
All bus stations in Salmon Arm:
Centenoka Park Mall - NW Parking Lot
Westgate Public Market
Where does the bus arrive in Merritt?
Main arrival station: Merritt Husky Truck Stop
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Merritt.
Bus stations in Merritt:
Merritt Husky Truck Stop
Across Best Western Plus Merritt Hotel
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