There are 3 ways to get from Mount Vernon to Port Townsend by train, ferry, bus and ferry, bus or car

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Train, ferry, bus and ferry  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Mount Vernon Skagit Transportation Center to Edmonds Amtrak
  2. Take the ferry from Edmonds to Kingston
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Kingston, WA to Port Townsend, WA

$44 - $84

2 alternative options

Bus, bus and ferry  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Mt Vernon, Wa to Seattle, Wa 1429 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Seattle, WA - Greyhound to Port Townsend, WA Dungeness Line

$48 - $113

Drive  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Mount Vernon to Port Townsend 174 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Mount Vernon to Port Townsend is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mount Vernon to Port Townsend is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mount Vernon to Port Townsend. However, there are services departing from Mt Vernon, Wa and arriving at Port Townsend, WA via Seattle, WA - Greyhound. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 8 min.

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The distance between Mount Vernon and Port Townsend is 29 miles. The road distance is 174 miles.

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The best way to get from Mount Vernon to Port Townsend without a car is to train and ferry and bus and ferry which takes 3 h 51 min and costs $40 - $85.

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Mount Vernon to Port Townsend, including transfers.

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Mount Vernon to Port Townsend bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Mt Vernon, Wa station.

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Mount Vernon 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 Mount Vernon to Port Townsend is 174 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to drive from Mount Vernon to Port Townsend.

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There are 99+ hotels available in Port Townsend. Prices start at $114 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 29.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

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

There is no direct connection from Mount Vernon to Port Townsend. However, you can take the train to Edmonds Amtrak, take the walk to Edmonds, take the ferry to Kingston, take the walk to Kingston, WA, then take the bus and ferry to Port Townsend, WA. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Mount Vernon to Port Townsend via Seattle, Wa and Seattle, WA - Greyhound in around 5 h 8 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Mount Vernon Skagit Transportation Center to Edmonds Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Dungeness Line - Olympic
Phone
+1 360-417-0700
Website
dungeness-line.com
Bus and ferry from Kingston, WA to Port Townsend, WA
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $28
Schedules at
olympicbuslines.com
Bus and ferry from Seattle, WA - Greyhound to Port Townsend, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Schedules at
olympicbuslines.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 Mt Vernon, Wa to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Ferry operators
Washington State Ferries

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