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There are 4 ways to get from Seattle to Anacortes by train, bus, car or shuttle

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Train  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Mount Vernon Amtrak Station Amtrak Cascades

$33 - $64

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Mt Vernon, Wa 1420 / ...

$20 - $39

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 29m

  1. Drive from Seattle to Anacortes 78.2 miles

$7 - $12

Shuttle  •  2h 5m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle, WA to Anacortes - Shell Anacortes Northbound

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Anacortes is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Anacortes is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1h 29m.

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The distance between Seattle and Anacortes is 64 miles. The road distance is 78.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Anacortes without a car is to train which takes 4h 3m and costs $30 - $65.

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It takes approximately 4h 3m to get from Seattle to Anacortes, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Anacortes is to train which takes 4h 3m and costs $30 - $65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $19 - $40 and takes 4h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Anacortes is 78 miles. It takes approximately 1h 29m to drive from Seattle to Anacortes.

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There are 86+ hotels available in Anacortes. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Anacortes.
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  • Distance: 64.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 3m

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Anacortes, WA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Seattle to Anacortes twice daily. Tickets cost $26 - $55 and the journey takes 1h 33m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Seattle to Anacortes every 4 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $28 and the journey takes 1h 40m.

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 Seattle King Street Station to Mount Vernon Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Mt Vernon, Wa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
BellAir Airporter Shuttle
Phone
+1 866-235-5247
Email
shuttle@airporter.com
Website
airporter.com
Shuttle from Seattle, WA to Anacortes - Shell
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
airporter.com

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