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There are 5 ways to get from Seattle to Bellingham by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus Boltbus  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Bellingham Cordata Station Seattle-Vancouver / ...

$10 - $35

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Train  •  2 h 2 min

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

$29 - $65

Bus Greyhound USA  •  2 h 46 min

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

$16 - $36

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Bellingham 89.8 miles

$8 - $13

Shuttle  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle, WA - Convention Center to Bellingham, WA-4 points by Sheraton I-5 Corridor Northbound

$28 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Bellingham is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Bellingham is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seattle, WA and arriving at Bellingham Cordata Station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seattle King Street Station station and arriving at Bellingham Amtrak Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Bellingham is 80 miles. The road distance is 89.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Bellingham without a car is to bus which takes 2 h and costs $10 - $35.

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The bus from Seattle, WA to Bellingham Cordata Station takes 2 h including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Seattle to Bellingham bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Seattle, WA station.

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Seattle to Bellingham train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Seattle King Street Station.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Bellingham is to bus which takes 2 h and costs $10 - $35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $29 - $65 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Bellingham.
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  • Distance: 80.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

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

Boltbus operates a bus from Seattle to Bellingham 5 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Seattle to Bellingham twice daily. Tickets cost $29 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 2 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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Bellingham Amtrak Station
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
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Seattle, WA to Bellingham Cordata Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $35
Website
boltbus.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.

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 Bellingham, Wa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
BellAir Airporter Shuttle
Phone
+1 866-235-5247
Email
shuttle@airporter.com
Website
airporter.com
Shuttle from Seattle, WA - Convention Center to Bellingham, WA-4 points by Sheraton
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Schedules at
airporter.com

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Seattle to Bellingham bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Bellingham Cordata Station.

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Seattle to Bellingham train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Bellingham Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Bellingham is 90 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to drive from Seattle to Bellingham.

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