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Vernon - Kelowna Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity buses per day from Vernon to Kelowna. Traveling by bus from Vernon to Kelowna usually takes around 2 hours and 41 minutes, but the fastest Ebus bus can make the trip in 40 minutes.

Distance28 mi (45 km)
Shortest duration0h 40m
Cheapest price$17.37
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceEbus
Bus lines2

Price trends for buses from Vernon to Kelowna

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15MayMay

Monthly average prices

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What bus companies travel from Vernon to Kelowna?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Vernon to Kelowna that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Ebus usually offers more choice, with 6 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Ebus62h 41m$32.72
Rider Express11h 0m$24.19
  • 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 Vernon to Kelowna, you can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach. On ebus' 6 daily trips from Vernon to Kelowna, the journey usually takes about 2 hours and 41 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 2 hours and 41 minutes to cover the 28 miles from Vernon to Kelowna. However, the fastest bus only takes 40 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.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Kelowna at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 3:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Vernon to Kelowna, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Vernon to Kelowna every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 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

Kelowna

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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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Vernon?

Main departure station: Esso Station

Most buses depart from the main station in Vernon.

All bus stations in Vernon:

  • Esso Station

Where does the bus arrive in Kelowna?

Main arrival station: 516 Lawrence Ave

Buses arrive in Kelowna at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Kelowna:

  • 516 Lawrence Ave

  • Kelowna Airport

  • Kelowna Downtown

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