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

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Bus via Seattle  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Bellingham Cordata Station to Seattle, WA Vancouver-Portland
  2. Take the bus from Seattle to Olympia FlixBus

$16 - $22

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Bus  •  4h 15m

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

$21 - $30

Bus via Olympia, Wa  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Bellingham Cordata Station to Seattle S Royal Brougham Way Vancouver-Portland
  2. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Olympia, Wa 1431 / ...

$24 - $35

Train  •  5h 12m

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

$34 - $49

Drive  •  2h 46m

  1. Drive from Bellingham to Olympia 150.7 miles

$14 - $22

Fly, bus  •  4h 42m

  1. Fly from Bellingham (BLI) to Seattle (SEA) BLI - SEA
  2. Take the bus from Tacoma, Wa to Olympia, Wa

$108 - $371

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

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

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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 4h 15m.

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The distance between Bellingham and Olympia is 121 miles. The road distance is 150.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Bellingham to Olympia without a car is to bus via Seattle which takes 3h 55m and costs $16 - $23.

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It takes approximately 3h 55m to get from Bellingham to Olympia, including transfers.

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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 via Seattle which takes 3h 55m and costs $16 - $23. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 12m.

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The quickest flight from Bellingham Airport to Seattle Airport is the direct flight which takes 49 min.

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

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  • Distance: 121.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 55m

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

You can take a bus from Bellingham to Olympia via Seattle, WA and Seattle in around 3h 55m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Bellingham Amtrak Station to Olympia-Lacey Amtrak Station once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 4h 14m.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Bellingham to Seattle
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
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
4h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Bellingham Cordata Station to Seattle, WA
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Bellingham Cordata Station to Seattle S Royal Brougham Way
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
boltbus.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Seattle to Olympia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Olympia, Wa
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Tacoma, Wa to Olympia, Wa
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $16
Flexible
$26 - $40

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Yes, the driving distance between Bellingham to Olympia is 151 miles. It takes approximately 2h 46m 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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Book your Bellingham to Olympia bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Olympia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bellingham to Bellingham Airport is to line 3 bus which takes 13 min and costs $1.

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