There are 5 ways to get from Seattle to Anacortes by train, taxi, bus, ferry, car or shuttle

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, taxi  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Mount Vernon Skagit Transportation Center Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take a taxi from Mount Vernon Skagit Transportation Center to Anacortes

$71 - $113

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  2 h 5 min

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

$27 - $40

3 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Mt Vernon, Wa 1420 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Mt Vernon, Wa to Anacortes

$58 - $88

Ferry  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the ferry from Seattle Clipper Terminal to Friday Harbor Seattle to Friday Harbor
  2. Take the ferry from Friday Harbor to Anacortes Friday Harbor - Anacortes

$72 - $81

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Anacortes 78.2 miles

$7 - $12

Questions & Answers

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 and taxi which takes 1 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Seattle to Anacortes, including transfers.

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

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There are 86+ hotels available in Anacortes. Prices start at $103 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: 1 h 55 min

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

There is no direct connection from Seattle to Anacortes. However, you can take the train to Mount Vernon Skagit Transportation Center then take the taxi to Anacortes. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Mt Vernon, Wa then take the taxi to Anacortes.

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 Seattle King Street Station to Mount Vernon Skagit Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
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.

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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
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
airporter.com
Ferry operators
Victoria Clipper
Phone
+1 800-888-2535
Website
clippervacations.com
Ferry from Seattle Clipper Terminal to Friday Harbor
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
clippervacations.com
Washington State Ferries
Website
wsdot.com
Ferry from Friday Harbor to Anacortes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
wsdot.com
Other operators
Taxi from Mount Vernon Skagit Transportation Center to Anacortes
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Ault Field Taxi LLC
Phone
+1 360-682-6920

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