Nicola Valley Transportation Society: 250-378-4080
The Merritt and Area Transit System is operated by a partnership between the City of Merritt, BC Transit and the Nicola Valley Transportation Society.
Fares for local service-
Cash Fares (effective April 1, 2017):
All Passengers $2.00
Child, under 4 years - Free
Please have exact cash fare ready.
Tickets (sheets of 10):
All Passengers $18.00
Student, College Student, Senior $32.00
Tickets and Monthly Passes are available at Merritt City Hall and at Nicola Valley Institute of Technology. Monthly passes can used to claim a tax credit on your income tax return. For more information visit www.transitpass.ca
Merritt Transit has two buses, and there are opportunities to get your message out in Transit Advertising. Please contact Nicola Valley Transportation Society for details.
Easily accessible by the Coquihalla Highway, the City of Merritt is a thriving community situated at an elevation of 595 metres above sea level. Merritt tends to experience mild winters, and warm, dry, sunny summers. Come experience Merritt's unique blend of urban lifestyle, and outdoor adventure.
Situated 271 kilometres northeast of Vancouver, Merritt is the hub of several major highway systems. The city has direct links to the Lower Mainland, to Kamloops, and to Kelowna and the Okanagan Valley by way of the Coquilhalla Highway system. The Trans-Canada Highway and Yellowhead Highway provide direct links to the east.
The Public Works team of professional technical and skilled staff is a very diverse and experienced group dedicated to providing essential services in support of the city and community. The Public Works team works hard at providing water, sewer, road maintenance and many other services to the citizens of Merritt.