Kamloops lies at the junction of British Columbia’s major highways and is easily accessible via ground transportation, rail service, or air with many daily direct flights into the Kamloops Airport (YKA).
Driving to Kamloops
Before you hit the road, download the Drive BC app or check drivebc.ca for current road conditions and reports.
8.5 Hours | 805km (500miles)
7 Hours | 619km (385miles)
5.5 Hours | 495km (495miles)
7 Hours | 441km (274miles)
WHISTLER VIA HWY 1
4 Hours | 377km (377miles)
VANCOUVER VIA HWY 5
3.5 Hours | 354km (220miles)
Flying to Kamloops
Air Canada provides direct, regular service to Kamloops from Vancouver and Calgary.
WestJet provides regular direct service to Kamloops from Calgary.
Central Mountain Air provides regular service to Kamloops from Kelowna and Prince George.
Pacific Coastal Airlines provides service between Kamloops 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.
Ebus provides Albertans and British Columbians with economical, efficient, and safe transportation.
Transportation service in Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Ontario.
Safe, reliable, comfortable, regularly scheduled transportation through the Cariboo, Kamloops & Fraser Valley regions.
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.