There are 6 ways to get from San Diego to Bellingham by plane, 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

Fly to Bellingham  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Bellingham (BLI) SAN - BLI

$143 - $654

Cheapest option

Fly to Seattle  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Seattle (SEA) SAN - SEA

$127 - $462

4 alternative options

Fly to Vancouver, train  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Vancouver (YVR) SAN - YVR
  2. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak to Bellingham Amtrak

$134 - $668

Bus  •  32 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9486 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Bellingham, Wa 1420 / ...

$128 - $340

Train  •  40 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Bellingham Amtrak

$232 - $689

Drive  •  22 h 52 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Bellingham 1354.4 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Bellingham is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 22 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Bellingham is to fly which costs $140 - $700 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Bellingham is 1149 miles. The road distance is 1354.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from San Diego to Bellingham, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Bellingham. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Bellingham, Wa via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from San Diego to Bellingham. However, there are services departing from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak and arriving at Bellingham Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and Seattle King Street Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 47 min.

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What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Bellingham, WA, USA?

Allegiant Air and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from San Diego to Bellingham every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Bellingham via Los Angeles, Ca in around 32 h 52 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Bellingham via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Bellingham via Portland
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Vancouver via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Flights from San Diego to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Bellingham via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Vancouver via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Flights from San Diego to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,700
Flights from San Diego to Vancouver via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Seattle via San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Seattle via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Diego to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Vancouver via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Vancouver via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from San Diego to Bellingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from San Diego to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
33 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Bellingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
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 San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Bellingham, Wa
Ave. Duration
30 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $300

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