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There are 4 intercity buses per day from Kamloops to Merritt. Traveling by bus from Kamloops to Merritt usually takes around 2 hours and 15 minutes, but the fastest Ebus bus can make the trip in 50 minutes.
|Distance||44 mi (71 km)|
|Shortest duration||0h 50m|
|Trips per day||3|
|Most frequent service||Ebus|
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What bus companies travel from Kamloops to Merritt?
There are two bus lines that have daily service from Kamloops to Merritt that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Ebus usually offers more choice, with 4 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 Kamloops to Merritt, you can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach. On ebus' 4 daily trips from Kamloops to Merritt, the journey usually takes about 2 hours and 47 minutes.
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The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 44 miles from Kamloops to Merritt. However, the fastest bus only takes 50 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 Kamloops 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 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Kamloops to Merritt, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
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.
Where does the bus leave from in Kamloops?
Main departure 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.
All bus stations in Kamloops:
Kamloops Sahali Mall
Esso Gas Station
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.
All bus stations in Merritt:
Merritt Husky Truck Stop
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