There are 5 ways to get from Bellingham to Olympia by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus via Seattle, Wa  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Bellingham, Wa to Seattle, Wa 1429 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Olympia, Wa 1431 / ...

$27 - $62

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 15 min

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

$20 - $50

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 46 min

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

$38 - $88

Drive  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Bellingham to Olympia 150.5 miles

$14 - $22

Fly, bus  •  3 h 53 min

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

$103 - $216

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

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Bellingham to Olympia, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Bellingham to Olympia is to bus which takes 3 h 54 min and costs $27 - $65. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $90 and takes 4 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Bellingham to Olympia.
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  • Distance: 121.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

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

You can take a bus from Bellingham to Olympia via Seattle, Wa in around 3 h 54 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
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bellingham Amtrak to Olympia-Lacey Centennial Station Amtrak
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
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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 Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Olympia, Wa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Bellingham, Wa to Olympia, Wa
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21

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