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Buses from Vancouver to Kamloops

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Journey Information

There are 9 intercity buses per day from Vancouver to Kamloops. Traveling by bus from Vancouver to Kamloops usually takes around 7 hours and 5 minutes, but the fastest Ebus bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance157 mi (253 km)
Shortest duration4h 20m
Cheapest price€52.89
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceEbus
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Vancouver, BC to Kamloops, BC

(Based on 5 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Evelin

6 November 2019- Business

Rider Express

It was very good, we have enough breaks and every body had a seat.

It was very good, we have enough breaks and every body had a seat.

5.0

Jody

12 October 2019- Visiting family

Rider Express

Way better than Greyhound. Buses were clean and spacious. Staff was super friendly and we even beat traffic and got in early!

Way better than Greyhound. Buses were clean and spacious. Staff was super friendly and we even beat traffic and got in early!

5.0

John

13 September 2019- Solo travel

Ebus

Pros: I got the front seat and the driver was very nice. Cons: nothing other than i would be willing to pay a little more to get the front seat for sure. Tips: E BUS is great... death to the hound!

Pros: I got the front seat and the driver was very nice. Cons: nothing other than i would be willing to pay a little more to get the front seat for sure. Tips: E BUS is great... death to the hound!

5.0

Joan

28 July 2019- Visiting family

Rider Express

Pros: I felt safe, comfortable. Loved that there was only one stop - in Kamloops. Driver was courteous and helpful. Cons: The boarding situation was a bit hectic: no signage. Had to ask many people in the Vancouver via-rail station where exactly to catch the bus. If i...

Pros: I felt safe, comfortable. Loved that there was only one stop - in Kamloops. Driver was courteous and helpful. Cons: The boarding situation was a bit hectic: no signage. Had to ask many people in the Vancouver via-rail station where exactly to catch the bus. If it had been raining would have been uncomfortable. But overall? Sunny morning, great driver, fairly comfortable seats - all was good. Tips: Very little wifi service on Coquihalla. I did expect that however. It was nice to see that there were outlets in every seating area to charge your phone.

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5.0

Angelina

17 July 2019- Vacation

Ebus

Pros: The landscape. Cons: Nothing. Everything was right. Tips: No.

Pros: The landscape. Cons: Nothing. Everything was right. Tips: No.

Price trends for buses from Vancouver to Kamloops

Average prices by travel date

€106€71€35NovDec

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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What bus companies travel from Vancouver to Kamloops?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Vancouver to Kamloops. 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.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Ebus97h 6m€74.49
  • Ebus

    Ebus

    Book Ebus from Vancouver to Kamloops from €53. There are 9 Ebus schedules from Vancouver to Kamloops and you can expect on average to pay for a Ebus ticket to Kamloops. In Vancouver, Ebus departs to Kamloops from Pacific Central Station and no other station. In Kamloops, Ebus arrives at Kamloops Sahali Mall and no other station.

    An average trip on Ebus from Vancouver to Kamloops takes 7 hours and 6 minutes , while the fastest available Ebus trip will get you to Kamloops in 4 hours and 20 minutes .

    On weekends, Ebus offers 9 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Kamloops.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Vancouver to Kamloops 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?

The bus takes an average of 7 hours and 5 minutes to cover the 253 kilometers from Vancouver to Kamloops. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 20 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 Kamloops 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, 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."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Vancouver?

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

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Vancouver 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.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Vancouver to Kamloops; ticket prices start at €52.12.

City Information

Vancouver

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.

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 Vancouver?

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Departure stations

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 Kamloops?

Arrival stations

All buses from Vancouver arrive at one main station in Kamloops.

Bus stations in Kamloops:

  • Kamloops Sahali Mall

Need a return trip from Kamloops to Vancouver?

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