Kamloops travel guide

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You're Going to Love Kamloops

With a population of 68,714, Kamloops is a must-see destination in British Columbia, Canada. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Kamloops deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Kamloops

If you’re looking for affordable options, Terra Restaurant (326 Victoria St) and Shark Club Sports Bar & Grill - Kamloops (285 Lorne St) are great picks.

When to visit Kamloops

Kamloops in December
Estimated hotel price
$91
1 night at 3-star hotel
Kamloops in December
Estimated hotel price
$91
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Kamloops in July, when the average temperature is 68 °F, and the highest can go up to 82.4 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 17.6 °F, with an average temperature of 23 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in June, when precipitation is around 1.2″. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Kamloops, with an average rainfall of 0.4″.

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How to Get to Kamloops

Plane

When flying to Kamloops, you’ll arrive at Kamloops (YKA), which is located 6 miles from the city center. The shortest flight to Kamloops from the United States departs from Seattle and takes around 3h 56m.

Train

The train station in Kamloops is called Kamloops North, and is located 4 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Kamloops is to pick up a car rental from Vancouver, which is about 157 miles from Kamloops. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Routes Car & Truck Rentals, among others, in Vancouver.

Bus

Rider Express operates bus routes to Kamloops. From Vancouver, the bus ride to Kamloops takes 290 miles and will cost you around $98. From Regina, the ticket costs about $397 for a journey of 1390 miles. Kamloops’s bus station is located 1.3 miles from the city center.

Plane

When flying to Kamloops, you’ll arrive at Kamloops (YKA), which is located 6 miles from the city center. The shortest flight to Kamloops from the United States departs from Seattle and takes around 3h 56m.

Train

The train station in Kamloops is called Kamloops North, and is located 4 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Kamloops is to pick up a car rental from Vancouver, which is about 157 miles from Kamloops. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Routes Car & Truck Rentals, among others, in Vancouver.

Bus

Rider Express operates bus routes to Kamloops. From Vancouver, the bus ride to Kamloops takes 290 miles and will cost you around $98. From Regina, the ticket costs about $397 for a journey of 1390 miles. Kamloops’s bus station is located 1.3 miles from the city center.

Airports near Kamloops

Airlines serving Kamloops

Lufthansa
Good (4,690 reviews)
KLM
Good (839 reviews)
SWISS
Good (961 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,557 reviews)
Air France
Good (983 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,989 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,406 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,065 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (933 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,805 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (536 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (776 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (495 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (955 reviews)
Aeromexico
Good (798 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (946 reviews)
Air China
Good (34 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (556 reviews)
Philippine Airlines
Good (670 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,739 reviews)
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Where to stay in Kamloops

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Holiday Inn Express Kamloops and Rodeway Inn & Suites.

Where to stay in popular areas of Kamloops

Most booked hotels in Kamloops

Wingate by Wyndham Kamloops
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, 2779 reviews)
$167+
Coast Kamloops Hotel & Conference Centre
3 stars
Good (7.8, 767 reviews)
$161+
Travelodge by Wyndham Kamloops
2 stars
Good (6.8, 235 reviews)
$86+
The Plaza Hotel
3 stars
Good (6.8, 1999 reviews)
$107+
Canadas Best Value Inn & Suites Kamloops
2 stars
Good (6.5, 385 reviews)
$75+
Ramada by Wyndham Kamloops
3 stars
Good (6.1, 457 reviews)
$80+

Renting a car in Kamloops

Renting a car in Kamloops costs $58 per day, on average, or $116 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 16% cheaper than airport locations in Kamloops.

Expect to pay $5.00 per gallon in Kamloops (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $59.96 and $79.95. Compact (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Kamloops, while also 59% cheaper than other types, on average.

Renting a car in Kamloops costs $58 per day, on average, or $116 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 16% cheaper than airport locations in Kamloops.

Expect to pay $5.00 per gallon in Kamloops (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $59.96 and $79.95. Compact (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Kamloops, while also 59% cheaper than other types, on average.