Bus service

Plan your trip on the BC Transit website

The Kelowna Regional Transit System operates service throughout the Central Okanagan including Kelowna, Lake Country, West Kelowna, Westbank First Nation, Peachland and the Regional District of Central Okanagan. 

By choosing Kelowna Regional Transit you can avoid the hassle and stress of driving, save money and contribute positively to the environment and your community. It's easier than you think to take transit. Visit the Central Okanagan's smartTRIPS website for tips on taking transit, or visit BC Transit's website to use the trip tracker tool and find other great resources to help you plan your route.

With 28 routes, 100 buses and over 190,000 hours of service annually, transit in the Central Okanagan is a convenient way to get around. Try transit today and see why over five million trips are taken by transit locally each year.

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Kelowna transit service

Visit the BC Transit website for information about:

  • transit route information
  • scheduling information
  • transit passes and fare sales outlets
  • comments or suggestions
  • specific trip Alerts
  • lost and found
  • handyDART inquiries
  • bike & ride instructions
Bus stop maintenance, vandalism and improvement

Bus stops within the regional transit system are managed by the municipality in which they are located. 

For inquires regarding bus stops in Kelowna, email tranmgmt@kelowna.ca or report online.

Annual operating agreement

Buses in Kelowna are operated by First Group Inc on behalf of the funding partners. Funding for the Kelowna Regional Transit System is cost shared between the City of Kelowna, Regional District of Central Okanagan, District of Lake Country, City of West Kelowna, District of Peachland, Westbank First Nation and BC Transit. Decisions about fares, routes and service levels are made by Kelowna City Council, the Regional District Board, Peachland Council, West Kelowna Council, Westbank First Nation Council, and Lake Country Council, and are based on information provided by the Municipal Systems Program of BC Transit. Visit smarttrips.ca/transit for more information about our regional transit system.

For more information, contact the City of Kelowna's Financial Planning Manager at 250-469-8542.