Prince George is back on the highway bus map.
Starting on Jan. 4, Ebus will begin to operate a Prince George-Kamloops route, with three scheduled trips each week from either destination.
The cost for a one-way trip will be $99.
The first bus to P.G. leaves on Wednesday, Jan. 4 at 2 p.m. from the back side of Sahali Mall (945 Columbia St.).
The six-hour 30-minute trip will drop passengers at 8:30 p.m. in downtown Prince George at 1295 Seventh Ave (at the Terry Fox statue site adjacent to the Canfor Leisure Pool).
The Kamloops-to-Prince George bus operates on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, leaving Kamloops each day at 2 p.m.
Bus service from Prince George to Kamloops will be offered Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays, beginning on Thursday, Jan. 5. Each bus will leave at 8:30 a.m. scheduled to arrive at the mall in Kamloops at 3 p.m.
The bus will stop at nine cities along the way, including Quesnel, Williams Lake, 100 Mile House and Cache Creek.
It will be the first scheduled bus service to and from Prince George since Greyhound ceased its northern B.C. operations on June 1, 2018, citing financial losses and low ridership.
Ebus is owned by the Pacific Western Group of Companies.
The company has operated in Alberta since 2011 and began serving cities in B.C. in 2018.
It also offers connections to Vancouver, Surrey, Chilliwack, Kelowna, Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton, Grande Prairie and Fort McMurray.
For more information call 1-877-769-3287 or go to the company website.