The City of Penticton's goal is to support public transit as a comfortable, affordable, safe and convenient means of local and regional transportation.
Monthly transit passes are available to purchase from Berry & Smith, Safeway, London Drugs and City Hall.
- Any April passes that were purchased in March can be exchanged for another monthly pass, (customer must return the April pass and this is to be returned to City Hall by the vendor)
- Regarding March passes, a 50% credit will be applied to another 2020 pass. The March pass to be returned to City Hall for the credit to be processed
Berry & Smith are open to the public and have a stock of all transit tickets, and can be reached by phoning 250-492-4042 or by going to 301 Warren Avenue East, Penticton, V2A 3M1.
Bus Service in Penticton
As of Monday, Aug. 24, most BC Transit riders will need to be wearing a face mask to ride a bus.
Face coverings will be mandatory across buses provincewide, except for children under age five and those who cannot wear face masks due to health reasons. For the full list of individuals who may be exempt from wearing a mask, visit BC Transit’s COVID-19 webpage.
Penticton Transit has a modern fleet of "low floor" transit buses that are fully accessible. Buses operate six days a week excluding statutory holidays. During summer, a lake-to-lake route is offered every Sunday and holiday from the last Sunday in June to Labour Day in September.
All accessible Penticton buses (except the Naramata bus) are equipped with bike racks that can carry up to two bicycles at a time.
Other Bus Services
- Transit service to Naramata
- HandyDART service for people with permanent or temporary disabilities that prevent them from using fixed-route transit
Bus Routes Out of Penticton
Regional buses operate through the City of Kelowna. BC Transit’s Route 60 provides bus service from Penticton to Kelowna at various times each day. For information on specific regional routes accessed via Kelowna, please consult this table.
From Kelowna to:
|Nelson||Silver City Stage Lines Ltd.|
|Merritt||Merritt Shuttle Bus Services|