Welcome to Kamloops, British Columbia - the gateway to the stunning natural beauty of the Thompson Valley. Whether you're planning a weekend getaway, a family vacation, or a business trip, getting to Kamloops is easier than you might think. With multiple transportation options available, you can choose the mode of travel that suits your needs and budget.
Located in the heart of British Columbia, Kamloops is easily accessible by road, air, bus, and rail.
Driving to Kamloops
If you prefer driving, Kamloops is conveniently located on the Trans-Canada Highway, making it easy to reach from major cities in British Columbia and Alberta
Before you hit the road, download the Drive BC app or check drivebc.ca for current road conditions and reports.
Flying to Kamloops
If you prefer flying, Kamloops Airport (YKA) is just a short flight from Vancouver, and Calgary, and is served by several major airlines.
Air Canada provides multiple scheduled daily service from Vancouver and Calgary
WestJet provides multiple scheduled daily services from Calgary and Vancouver.
With many daily flights into the Kamloops Airport (YKA), taxi, car rental, and shuttle services are available to both Sun Peaks and Kamloops hotels. Pre-book to ensure your ride is ready and waiting for you when you arrive in Kamloops.
If you're looking for an affordable and convenient option, taking the bus to Kamloops is also a great choice.
Ebus provides Albertans and British Columbians with economical, efficient, and safe transportation.
Transportation service in Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Ontario.
And if you prefer traveling by rail, Kamloops is a major stop on the Canadian Pacific Railway.
For a more memorable and luxurious experience, travel via Kamloops and the Rocky Mountains aboard Rocky Mountaineer.
VIA RAIL CANADA
For travel between Vancouver, Jasper, and beyond.
Kamloops is the central hub for Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Okanagan. Year-round there are natural disasters that could affect your travel plans. Please visit these sites to ensure you are able to travel without complications.
Winter Driving + Highways
Information about road closures, major events and transportation delays.
Emergency Info BC
Information about emergencies in BC, including evacuation orders and alerts.
Information about current fire situations, campfire bans, road closures, major events and transportation delays.
Rivers + Lakes Flooding
Information about rivers, major events and flooding in the area.