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Vernon - Vancouver Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Vernon to Vancouver. Traveling by bus from Vernon to Vancouver usually takes around 7 hours and 19 minutes, but the fastest Ebus bus can make the trip in 6 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance185 mi (297 km)
Shortest duration6h 25m
Cheapest price$41.59
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceEbus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Vernon to Vancouver?

Bus tickets for a trip from Vernon to Vancouver cost $41.75 on average. Tickets cheaper than $41.75 are an excellent bargain. 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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Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from Vernon to Vancouver is expected to be between $95 and $109. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is July 15, 2024, when tickets are available for July 15, 2024. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just $95.

Monthly avg. prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Vernon to Vancouver, mark your calendar for May. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $75. However, taking the bus from Vernon to Vancouver during October is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $83. The best way to find deals on a trip in October is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

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 12 days in advance to save up to $0.01.

What bus companies travel from Vernon to Vancouver?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Vernon to Vancouver 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 13m$79.97
Rider Express17h 50m$41.77
  • 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 Vancouver, you can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach. On ebus' 4 daily trips from Vernon to Vancouver, the journey usually takes about 7 hours and 13 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 19 minutes to cover the 185 miles from Vernon to Vancouver. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 25 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 Vernon to Vancouver 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 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 3:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Vernon to Vancouver, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Vernon to Vancouver 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 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 Vancouver?

Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station - CAVACAMT-0

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Main arrival 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

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