Express Bus

Due to the Resort Closure there will be no Express buses as of March 7th, 2020. Any questions please contact tickets@bigwhite.com.

 

Express Bus Schedule 2019-2020 Season

West Kelowna & Kelowna Bus Fri, Sat & Sun
7:05am Shell Gas Station, West Kelowna (Hebert & Hwy 97) - parking lot between gas station & Dairy Queen
7:10am McDonald’s, West Kelowna (Gellatly Rd & Hwy 97)
7:15am Petro Canada Card lock (Daimler Dr & Ross Rd) - NO parking on site, you will be towed
7:25am Circle K, West Kelowna (Boucherie Rd & Hwy 97)
7:30am Ellis & Hwy 97 (in front of Pharmasave) - pick up Ellis side of Pharmasave
7:40am Dairy Queen, Hwy 97 & Gordon - back of DQ on Gagnon Pl. bus cannot stop on Gordon
7:50am London Drugs, Spall Plaza
8:00am Kanata Kelowna Hotel, Hwy 97 & Banks
8:10am McDonald’s, Hwy 33 (Willow Park)
8:15am Esso, Hwy 33 (Black Mtn)
8:25am Joe Rich Fire Hall
   
Mission Bus Fri, Sat & Sun
7:15am Hotel Eldorado, Lakeshore Rd
7:20am McDonald’s, Lakeshore & KLO
7:30am Ellis & Hwy 97 (in front of Pharmasave) - pick up Ellis side of Pharmasave
8:10am McDonald’s, Hwy 33
   
Glenmore Bus Sat & Sun
7:40am McDonald’s, Glenmore Rd N. & Kane Rd
7:50am London Drugs, Spall Plaza
8:10am McDonald’s, Hwy 33 (meets the other buses)
   
Winfield Bus Sat & Sun
7:30am Petro Canada & 7-11, Hwy 97 & O.K. Centre Rd E.
7:45am UBCO Campus, Alumni Ave. opposite Parking Lot E
8:10am McDonald’s, Hwy 33
   
***All buses depart from Big White from Happy Valley parking lot at 4:00pm sharp, arrival time at each destination will depend on road conditions and traffic as well as how busy the bus is and how many stops it has to make.

 

Holiday Schedule & Pricing:

All buses run daily during the following holiday periods:

Christmas Break: December 21 to January 5
Family Day Weekend:  February 14-17 (no buses Feb 18,19,20)
Pro-D Days: February 21

Spring Break: March 13 - 29 (inclusive)
Easter Break: April 10 to 13 (inclusive)

 

Pricing
Round Trip $25.00 (tax included)
One Way $20.00 (tax included)
Bus Season Pass Early Bird until November 28 $299 (plus tax) | Regular Season $349 (plus tax)


Payments are to be made on the bus upon arrival of Big White Ski Resort and before departure on the bus when it is returning to Kelowna.

No bookings needed, just show up at the Bus Stop. First come, first served!

*Luggage is not permitted on the Express bus. Ski/Snowboards and small backpacks are allowed.*

 

Bluestar

Buses operated by Bluestar Coachlines and if you have any questions or issues please call 778-478-3866

 

For more information on the express bus please contact the ticket office:

Contact Us:

Direct:250-491-6262
Toll Free: 1-888-663-6882

 


A note from Bluestar the provider of buses for Big White Express Service:

All buses are cleaned at the end of the day using industry approved cleaning products. This would include, but not be limited to:

  • A full exterior wash
  • Servicing, dumping and cleaning/flushing the lavatory tank, include applying chemical perfume packs to sanitize.
  • Checking and cleaning luggage bays, including sanitizing handles.
  • Check and empty if needed all overhead luggage compartments, sanitizing edges and handles.
  • Clean seats, clean between seats and coach wall, sweep crumbs, then spray with disinfecting spray (Cloth seats) or wipe with sanitizing wipes (leather)
  • Clean and disinfect lavatory area. Using sterilizing wipes on all surfaces and touch points.
  • Sweep floors to remove large debris, then mop using disinfection solution. Including Lavatory floor, under seats, main aisle, stairs and drivers area.
  • Empty and wash front and rear garbage bins. Empty and replace smaller at seat garbage bags.
  • Clean and sanitize driver areas and stairs
  • Clean interior windows
  • Wipe all arm rests, hand rails, seat backs and hold points using disinfectant wipes.
  • Cleaning and restocking pump hand sanitizers.

In addition buses are spot cleaned as needed throughout the day. This would include, but not be limited to:

  • Sweeping floors
  • Emptying and replacing garbage bags
  • Spot cleaning windows
  • Wipe arm rests, hand rails, seat backs and hold points using disinfectant wipes.

If there is a known bio-hazard on the bus such as vomit, blood etc. then the bus has to be removed from service until a deeper clean can be instituted, that involves all of the above plus specific cleaning of the affected area, this changes depending on the surface i.e. steam cleaning for fabrics, chemical sterilizing for vinyl.

As well as the driver clean we have a full time bus detailer who performs a deeper more thorough clean on buses in rotation, during the current corvid-19 outbreak we are transitioning their role so that they will be spending a larger portion of their time sterilizing surfaces above and beyond the daily cleans.

Finally in extreme cases (previously for norovirus outbreaks on cruise ships) we have fogger sanitary packs that can be released on a bus overnight to sterilize all surfaces.

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