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There are 6 intercity buses per day from Kelowna to Merritt. Traveling by bus from Kelowna to Merritt usually takes around 2 hours and 51 minutes, but the fastest Ebus bus can make the trip in just one hour and 35 minutes.
|Distance||59 mi (96 km)|
|Shortest duration||1h 35m|
|Trips per day||2|
|Most frequent service||Ebus|
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What bus companies travel from Kelowna to Merritt?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Kelowna to Merritt. Ebus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.
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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 Kelowna to Merritt, you can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach. On ebus' 6 daily trips from Kelowna to Merritt, the journey usually takes about 2 hours and 52 minutes.
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The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 51 minutes to cover the 59 miles from Kelowna to Merritt. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 35 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.
With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.
The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Kelowna to Merritt, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
Nestled by the water in Okanagan Valley, Kelowna is a must-see destination for lovers of the outdoors, and it offers enticing culinary delights to enjoy, too. Hike or bike your way through the stunning mountain trails sitting above the city. About 24km from downtown Kelowna, Myra Canyon offers breathtaking vistas that you will not soon forget. If watersports are more your thing, Lake Okanagan is a dreamy setting for boating, scuba diving, or simply relaxing by the beach.
Once you've worked up a sweat, there are plenty of opportunities to indulge and unwind. Kelowna lays claim to over 40 authentic Okanagan vineyards that open their doors for tours (and tasting, of course!) while its various breweries and cideries allow visitors to taste the local, hand-crafted flavors of Kelowna.
Kelowna is home to one of Canada's busiest airports, Kelowna International Airport, which runs daily flights across North America. If you opt to drive or take the bus, the wide and well-maintained highways give travelers a chance to marvel at the surrounding mountainscapes when en route to nearby Vancouver and Calgary.
Where does the bus leave from in Kelowna?
Main departure station: Kelowna Airport
Kelowna has two bus stations with service to Merritt.
All bus stations in Kelowna:
516 Lawrence Ave
Where does the bus arrive in Merritt?
Main arrival station: Merritt Husky Truck Stop
All buses from Kelowna arrive at one main station in Merritt.
All bus stations in Merritt:
Merritt Husky Truck Stop
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