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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from West Kelowna to Vancouver. Traveling by bus from West Kelowna to Vancouver usually takes around 7 hours and 36 minutes, but the fastest Ebus bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 50 minutes.

Distance164 mi (264 km)
Shortest duration4h 50m
Cheapest price€31.82
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceEbus
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from West Kelowna to Vancouver

(Based on 4 ratings and reviews)

4.5

5.0

Martha

11 November 2023- Visiting family

Ebus

The driver had a great sense of humour

5.0

Jennifer

10 August 2023- Solo travel

Ebus

Pros: It was smooth and comfortable. Cons: That people need to leave the seat next to them available for new riders rather than keeping their stuff on the empty seat. Tips: Ebus is a great way to travel. Please take your stuff off the seat next to you. Unless you paid for that empty seat.

4.0

David

10 August 2023- Solo travel

Ebus

Pros: It was comfortable and the drivers made an effort to inform the passengers on protocols and trip destinations. Cons: You could inform customers that they might me an hour late. Tips: There is no water in the bathroom, only hand sanitizer.

How much is a bus ticket from West Kelowna to Vancouver?

€31.93 is the average price of a bus ticket from West Kelowna to Vancouver. 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

€97€65€32MayMay

Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from West Kelowna to Vancouver is expected to be between €74 and €95. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is 13 May 2024, when tickets are available for 13 May 2024. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just €74.

Monthly average prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from West Kelowna to Vancouver, mark your calendar for May. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just €67. However, taking the bus from West Kelowna to Vancouver during August is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of €73. The best way to find deals on a trip in August is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches

€92€74€55€37€183020100

The easiest way to save money on bus tickets is by booking in advance! Many carriers increase prices as the travel date approaches, so it's always a good idea to buy your tickets as early as possible. Book at least 17 days in advance to save €2.20 or more on your ticket, compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from West Kelowna to Vancouver?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from West Kelowna to Vancouver that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Ebus usually offers more choice, with 4 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Ebus47h 15m€67.70
Rider Express19h 20m€32.11
  • 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 West Kelowna to Vancouver, you can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach. On ebus' 4 daily trips from West Kelowna to Vancouver, the journey usually takes about 7 hours and 15 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 7 hours and 36 minutes to cover the 264 kilometers from West Kelowna to Vancouver. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 50 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.

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Vancouver. 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 09:00 and the last bus leaves at 16:00. To see the times for all buses from West Kelowna to Vancouver, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from West Kelowna to Vancouver every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 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

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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in West Kelowna?

Main departure station: 2475 Dobbin Rd

West Kelowna has two bus stations with service to Vancouver.

All bus stations in West Kelowna:

  • 2475 Dobbin Rd

  • 2475 Dobbin Rd

Where does the bus arrive in Vancouver?

Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station - CAVACAMT-0

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Main arrival station: Pacific Central Station

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.

Bus stations in Vancouver:

  • Pacific Central Station

  • Pacific Central Station - Rider Express Booth

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