Long-Awaited Bus Route between Penticton and Kelowna begins September 3, 2019

Buses start running on the new route 70 on September 3, which will provide 2 weekday round trips between Kelowna, Summerland, and Penticton.

Fares on the new route 70 will be $5 per trip.

For more information on route 70 see the BC transit’s website:

Monthly tickets and sheets of 10 tickets can be purchased at:

  • City Hall, Penticton
  • RDOS, 101 Martin Street, Penticton
  • Summerland Municipality office 

Bus service in Penticton

Bus service in Penticton is provided by BC Transit. You can view route information and current schedules on the BC Transit website, or download the Rider Guide for a handy reference.

Penticton Transit has a modern fleet of "low floor" transit buses which are fully handicapped-accessible, serving the residential neighbourhoods and commercial area.

All accessible Penticton Transit buses (except the Naramata Bus) are equipped with racks that can carry up to two bikes at a time. There are 6 regular transit routes, including a night route. Buses operate six days a week excluding statutory holidays. During the summer a lake-to-lake route is offered every Sunday and holiday from the last Sunday in June to Labour Day in September.

There is also transit service to the outgoing community of Naramata plus a "Handy Dart" service for people with special needs. Complete transit information including fares and schedules is available by phoning 492-5602.


Bus Routes out of Penticton

Can’t find a bus to and from Penticton?  In October 2018 Greyhound announced its plan to discontinue bus services in Western Canada.  Since then a variety of new operators have come forward to replace services previous supplied by Greyhound. 

Currently, regional buses routes between various communities are operating through the City of Kelowna.  Penticton residents and visitors wishing to access these routes can do so byway of BC Transit’s Route 60 which provides bus service from Penticton to Kelowna at various times each day.  For information on specific regional routes accessed via Kelowna, please consult the following table.


Destination – From Kelowna to:

Service Provdier


Silver City Stagelines Ltd.


Merritt Shuttle Bus Services





Wilson’s Transportation