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There are 4 ways to get from Bellingham to Olympia by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bellingham, Wa to Olympia, Wa 1429

$20 - $50

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Bellingham Amtrak Station to Olympia-Lacey Amtrak Station Amtrak Cascades

$38 - $88

Drive  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Bellingham to Olympia 150.5 miles

$14 - $22

Fly, bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Bellingham (BLI) to Seattle (SEA) BLI - SEA
  2. Take the bus from Tacoma Dome Station Zone C to Capitol at 7th [nb]

$94 - $217

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The cheapest way to get from Bellingham to Olympia is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bellingham to Olympia is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bellingham, Wa and arriving at Olympia, Wa. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Bellingham and Olympia is 121 miles. The road distance is 150.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bellingham to Olympia without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 15 min and costs $20 - $50.

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The bus from Bellingham, Wa to Olympia, Wa takes 4 h 15 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Bellingham to Olympia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Bellingham, Wa station.

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The best way to get from Bellingham to Olympia is to bus which takes 4 h 15 min and costs $20 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $90 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Bellingham Airport to Seattle Airport is the direct flight which takes 44 min.

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Bellingham to Olympia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Olympia, Wa station.

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Map of how to get from Bellingham to Olympia.
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  • Distance: 121.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Bellingham to Olympia 3 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Bellingham to Olympia once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 4 h 14 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Bellingham to Seattle
Ave. Duration
50 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bellingham Amtrak Station to Olympia-Lacey Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $260
Bus operators
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 Olympia, Wa
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Tacoma, Wa to Olympia, Wa
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22

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Yes, the driving distance between Bellingham to Olympia is 150 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to drive from Bellingham to Olympia.

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

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There are 31+ hotels available in Olympia. Prices start at $75 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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