There are 7 ways to get from Portland to Bellingham 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.

Recommended option

Bus Boltbus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Bellingham Cordata Station Portland-Vancouver

$21 - $50

6 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Bellingham Amtrak Amtrak Cascades

$50 - $130

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Bellingham, Wa 1436 / ...

$32 - $74

Drive  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Bellingham 263.5 miles

$25 - $40

Fly to Bellingham  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Bellingham (BLI) PDX - BLI

$104 - $334

Fly to Seattle  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Seattle (SEA) PDX - SEA

$112 - $282

Fly to Vancouver, train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Vancouver (YVR) PDX - YVR
  2. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak to Bellingham Amtrak

$124 - $308

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Portland to Bellingham is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Bellingham is to fly which costs $100 - $340 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between Portland and Bellingham is 225 miles. The road distance is 263.5 miles.

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The bus from Portland, OR to Bellingham Cordata Station takes 5 h 30 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Portland, OR and arriving at Bellingham Cordata Station station. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Portland Union Station Amtrak station and arriving at Bellingham Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 2 min.

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What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Bellingham, WA, USA?

Boltbus operates a bus from Portland to Bellingham twice daily. Tickets cost $21 - $50 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Portland to Bellingham once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $130 and the journey takes 6 h 2 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Bellingham
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Portland to Bellingham via Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Portland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Portland to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Portland to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Portland to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Portland to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Bellingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak to Bellingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$12 - $16
Business Seat
$28
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Portland, OR to Bellingham Cordata Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Schedules at
boltbus.com
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 Portland, Or to Bellingham, Wa
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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