Salmon Arm to Abbotsford bus

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Salmon Arm - Abbotsford Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Salmon Arm to Abbotsford. Traveling by bus from Salmon Arm to Abbotsford usually takes around 5 hours and 40 minutes, but the fastest Rider Express bus can make the trip in 5 hours,

Distance177 mi (285 km)
Shortest duration5h 0m
Cheapest price$59.67
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceEbus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Salmon Arm to Abbotsford?

Bus tickets for a trip from Salmon Arm to Abbotsford cost $60.09 on average. Consider it a bargain when you can snag tickets for less than $60.09. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from Salmon Arm to Abbotsford is expected to be between $91 and $101. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is February 22, 2024, when tickets are available for February 22, 2024. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just $91.

Monthly avg. prices

If you're planning on taking a bus from Salmon Arm to Abbotsford, you'll be happy to know that the cost stays pretty stable throughout the year. You can expect to pay around $75 for your ticket regardless of when you plan to travel.

What bus companies travel from Salmon Arm to Abbotsford?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Salmon Arm to Abbotsford that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Ebus usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Ebus35h 59m$75.00
Rider Express15h 3m$60.09
  • 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 Abbotsford, you can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach. On ebus' 3 daily trips from Salmon Arm to Abbotsford, the journey usually takes about 5 hours and 59 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 5 hours and 40 minutes to cover the 177 miles from Salmon Arm to Abbotsford. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours. 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.

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Salmon Arm to Abbotsford 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, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Abbotsford, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 2:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Salmon Arm to Abbotsford, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Salmon Arm to Abbotsford every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

City Information

Station Information

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 Abbotsford.

All bus stations in Salmon Arm:

  • Centenoka Park Mall - NW Parking Lot

  • Westgate Public Market

Where does the bus arrive in Abbotsford?

Main arrival station: Abbotsford Airport

All buses from Salmon Arm arrive at one main station in Abbotsford.

All bus stations in Abbotsford:

  • Abbotsford Airport

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