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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Vancouver to Vernon. Traveling by bus from Vancouver to Vernon usually takes around 7 hours and 24 minutes, but the fastest Ebus bus can make the trip in 6 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance185 mi (297 km)
Shortest duration6h 15m
Cheapest price$34.56
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceEbus
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Vancouver to Vernon

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

4.5

4.0

Rylie

July 31, 2022- Visiting family

Ebus

a/c was super cold, so was amazing on summer hot days!

How much is a bus ticket from Vancouver to Vernon?

Bus tickets for a trip from Vancouver to Vernon cost $34.66 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. 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

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If you're planning to travel by bus from Vancouver to Vernon in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $86 to $109. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on June 17, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Vernon this week, bus tickets are available starting at $86.

Monthly average prices

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Bus tickets from Vancouver to Vernon are usually around $82 and prices do not fluctuate very much throughout the year.

Prices as travel date approaches

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To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 19 days in advance to save up to $4.85.

What bus companies travel from Vancouver to Vernon?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Vancouver to Vernon 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 17m$79.95
Rider Express18h 0m$34.74
  • 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 Vancouver to Vernon, you can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach. On ebus' 4 daily trips from Vancouver to Vernon, the journey usually takes about 7 hours and 17 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 24 minutes to cover the 185 miles from Vancouver to Vernon. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 15 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.

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Vancouver to Vernon 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, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 2:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Vancouver to Vernon, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Vancouver to Vernon 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

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 Vancouver?

Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station - CAVACAMT-0

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Main departure 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.

All bus stations in Vancouver:

  • Pacific Central Station

  • Pacific Central Station - Rider Express Booth

Where does the bus arrive in Vernon?

Main arrival station: Esso Station

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

All bus stations in Vernon:

  • Esso Station

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