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There are 4 ways to get from Bellingham to Port Townsend by train, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bellingham Amtrak to Edmonds Amtrak Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the bus from Edmonds, WA to Port Townsend, WA Dungeness Line

$62 - $131

Cheapest option

Train, drive  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Bellingham Amtrak to Mount Vernon Skagit Transportation Center Amtrak Cascades
  2. Drive from Mount Vernon Skagit Transportation Center to Port Townsend

$38 - $62

2 alternative options

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Bellingham, WA to Seattle, WA 5600
  2. Take the bus from Seattle, WA - AMTRAK to Port Townsend, WA Dungeness Line

$57 - $115

Drive  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Bellingham to Port Townsend 201.4 miles

$19 - $29

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bellingham to Port Townsend is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bellingham to Port Townsend is to train and drive which costs $35 - $65 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bellingham to Port Townsend. However, there are services departing from Bellingham, WA and arriving at Port Townsend, WA via Seattle, WA - AMTRAK. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 23 min.

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The distance between Bellingham and Port Townsend is 46 miles. The road distance is 201.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Bellingham to Port Townsend without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 25 min and costs $60 - $140.

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Bellingham to Port Townsend, including transfers.

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

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Bellingham to Port Townsend bus services, operated by Dungeness Line - Olympic, arrive at Port Townsend, WA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bellingham to Port Townsend is 201 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to drive from Bellingham to Port Townsend.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Port Townsend. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bellingham to Port Townsend.
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  • Distance: 46.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

What companies run services between Bellingham, WA, USA and Port Townsend, WA, USA?

You can take a bus from Bellingham to Port Townsend via Seattle, WA and Seattle, WA - AMTRAK in around 5 h 23 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bellingham Amtrak to Edmonds Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Bellingham Amtrak to Mount Vernon Skagit Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
Dungeness Line - Olympic
Phone
+1 360-417-0700
Website
dungeness-line.com
Bus from Edmonds, WA to Port Townsend, WA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
dungeness-line.com
Bus from Seattle, WA - AMTRAK to Port Townsend, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
dungeness-line.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bellingham, WA to Seattle, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
amtrak.com

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