Kamloops is centrally located in the Southern Interior of British Columbia and is easily accessible by road and air.
Located at the junction of three major highways, Kamloops is an ideal access point to the rest of the province and beyond. Kamloops is a four hour drive from Vancouver, and seven hours from Calgary. Greyhound operates eighteen bus schedules through Kamloops each day.
Kamloops is British Columbia’s second-sunniest city with over 2,000 hours of sunshine annually. In late February / early March daytime temperatures range from 3 - 8°C, while temperatures fall to -4°C at night. Kamloops receives over 120 hours of sunshine each month in February and March with less than 7mm of rain.
With four major highways intersecting Kamloops, the city is an easy drive from major centres such as Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Seattle.
Driving Distance & Time to Kamloops:
The Kamloops Airport is within a fifteen minute drive from downtown Kamloops. Air Canada Jazz operates daily service to hubs in Vancouver and Calgary. WestJet provides scheduled flights to Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton.
The main airlines operating out of the Kamloops Airport are:
For more information visit the Kamloops Airport website.
Kamloops has a safe and efficient transit system servicing all areas of the city. For more information on maps, schedules and fares, visit the BC Transit website.
Kamloops has two major taxi companies to quickly get you to your destination with no fuss and an airport Shuttle. Wheelchair-accessible and group taxis are available. Arrange for residential, business and airport pick-ups and drop-offs.
Make any occasion special by arriving in a limo. Residential, business and airport pick-ups and drop-offs are available.
Kamloops is home to all the major car rental agencies: