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There are 3 ways to get from Bellingham to Carnation by train, taxi, car, shuttle or bus

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Train, taxi  •  2h 2m

  1. Take the train from Bellingham Amtrak Station to Everett Amtrak Station Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take a taxi from Everett Amtrak Station to Carnation

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Shuttle, line 545 bus, line 224 bus, line 629 bus  •  5h 52m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Bellingham, WA-4 points by Sheraton to Seattle, WA - Convention Center
  2. Take the line 545 bus from Olive Way & 8th Ave to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 3 545
  3. Take the line 224 bus from Redmond Transit Center - Bay 5 to Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St 224 / ...
  4. Take the line 629 bus from Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St to Sr 203 & W Bird St 629

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Drive  •  1h 50m

  1. Drive from Bellingham to Carnation 94.3 miles

Bellingham to Carnation by shuttle and bus

The journey time between Bellingham and Carnation is around 6h 12m and covers a distance of around 134 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 31m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 19m. Operated by BellAir Airporter Shuttle, Sound Transit and King County Metro, the Bellingham to Carnation service departs from Bellingham, WA-4 points by Sheraton and arrives in Sr 203 & W Bird St. Typically 11 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 41m
Layover time:
2h 31m
Total time:
6h 12m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 19m
Journey distance:
134 miles
Services per week:
11
Cheapest price:
$33
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:10
Last service departs at:
07:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bellingham to Carnation shuttle and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Bellingham to Carnation is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Bellingham to Carnation is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 50m.

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The distance between Bellingham and Carnation is 82 miles. The road distance is 94.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bellingham to Carnation without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2h 2m and costs $120 - $170.

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It takes approximately 2h 2m to get from Bellingham to Carnation, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bellingham to Carnation is 94 miles. It takes approximately 1h 50m to drive from Bellingham to Carnation.

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  • Distance: 81.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 2m

What companies run services between Bellingham, WA, USA and Carnation, WA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Bellingham to Carnation. However, you can take the train to Everett Amtrak Station then take the taxi to Carnation. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Carnation.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bellingham Amtrak Station to Everett Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $35
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
Bus operators
BellAir Airporter Shuttle
Phone
+1 866-235-5247
Email
shuttle@airporter.com
Website
airporter.com
Shuttle from Bellingham, WA-4 points by Sheraton to Seattle, WA - Convention Center
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Schedules at
airporter.com
Book at
secure.airporter.com
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 888-889-6368
Email
main@soundtransit.org
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from Olive Way & 8th Ave to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 3
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $4
Website
Sound Transit
Senior/Disabled
$1
Youth 6-18
$2
Adult
$2 - $4
King County Metro
Phone
+1 206-553-3000
Website
kingcounty.gov
Bus from Redmond Transit Center - Bay 5 to Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Bus from Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St to Sr 203 & W Bird St
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Other operators
Taxi from Everett Amtrak Station to Carnation
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Orange Cab - Everett
Phone
+1 425-783-0000
American Checker Cab
Phone
+1 425-259-3333
Website
americancheckercab.com

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