There are 6 ways to get from Bellingham to Kirkland by bus, train, car or plane

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Amtrak Thruway, line 255 bus  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Bellingham, WA to Seattle, WA 5600
  2. Take the line 255 bus from Intl District Stn & S Jackson St - 5th Avenue S - Bay A to Market St & 8th Ave 255

$25 - $33

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Bus, line 255 bus  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Bellingham Cordata Station to Seattle, WA Vancouver-Seattle / ...
  2. Take the line 255 bus from Univ St Stn & 3rd Av - Seneca Or University Street - Bay A to Market St & 8th Ave 255

$14 - $40

4 alternative options

Bus, line 532 bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Bellingham, Wa to Everett, Wa 1429 / ...
  2. Take the line 532 bus from Everett Station Bay C3 to Totem Lake Fwy Station 532

$22 - $40

Train, line 532 bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Bellingham Amtrak to Everett Amtrak Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the line 532 bus from Everett Station Bay C3 to Totem Lake Fwy Station 532

$34 - $63

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Bellingham to Kirkland 85.6 miles

$8 - $13

Fly, line 255 bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Bellingham (BLI) to Seattle (SEA) BLI - SEA
  2. Take the line 255 bus from Univ St Stn & 3rd Av - Seneca Or University Street - Bay A to Market St & 8th Ave

$96 - $198

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The cheapest way to get from Bellingham to Kirkland is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bellingham to Kirkland is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bellingham to Kirkland. However, there are services departing from Bellingham, WA and arriving at Market St & 8th Ave via Intl District Stn & S Jackson St - 5th Avenue S - Bay A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

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The distance between Bellingham and Kirkland is 76 miles. The road distance is 85.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Bellingham to Kirkland without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and line 255 bus which takes 2 h 46 min and costs $25 - $35.

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Bellingham to Kirkland, including transfers.

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Bellingham to Kirkland bus services, operated by Amtrak Thruway, depart from Bellingham, WA station.

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The quickest flight from Bellingham Airport to Seattle Airport is the direct flight which takes 38 min.

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Bellingham to Kirkland bus services, operated by King County Metro, arrive at Market St & 8th Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bellingham to Kirkland is 86 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to drive from Bellingham to Kirkland.

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  • Distance: 76 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

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

You can take a bus from Bellingham to Kirkland via Seattle, WA and Intl District Stn & S Jackson St - 5th Avenue S - Bay A in around 2 h 46 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Bellingham to Seattle
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bellingham Amtrak to Everett Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Amtrak Thruway

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
Bus from Bellingham, WA to Seattle, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
King County Metro
Phone
+1 206-553-3000
Website
kingcounty.gov
Bus from Intl District Stn & S Jackson St - 5th Avenue S - Bay A to Market St & 8th Ave
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Bus from Univ St Stn & 3rd Av - Seneca Or University Street - Bay A to Market St & 8th Ave
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Bellingham, Wa to Everett, Wa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bellingham Amtrak to Everett Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Community Transit
Website
communitytransit.org
Bus from Everett Station Bay C3 to Totem Lake Fwy Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
communitytransit.org
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Bellingham Cordata Station to Seattle, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $35
Website
boltbus.com

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. offers flights from Bellingham Airport to Seattle Airport.

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There are 625+ hotels available in Kirkland. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bellingham to Bellingham Airport is to line 3 bus which takes 14 min and costs $1.

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