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Journey Information

There is one daily coach from Bellingham to Tacoma. Traveling by coach from Bellingham to Tacoma usually takes around 4 hours and 51 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US coach can make the trip in 4 hours and 50 minutes.

Distance103 mi (166 km)
Shortest duration4h 50m
Cheapest price£22.21
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
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How much is a coach ticket from Bellingham to Tacoma?

£23.57 is the average price of a bus ticket from Bellingham to Tacoma. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Bellingham to Tacoma, mark your calendar for May. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just £23. However, taking the bus from Bellingham to Tacoma during September is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of £38. The best way to find deals on a trip in September is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches

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To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 18 days in advance to save up to £11.25.

What coach companies travel from Bellingham to Tacoma?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Bellingham to Tacoma. FlixBus US is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US14h 52m£34.08
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 1 trips per day from Bellingham to Tacoma, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of 4 hours and 51 minutes to cover the 103 miles from Bellingham to Tacoma. However, the fastest coach only takes 4 hours and 50 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for coach travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

There is usually only one coach per day from Bellingham to Tacoma. It leaves the station in Bellingham at 12:00 each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

There is usually only one coach per day from Bellingham to Tacoma. However, it is not a direct coach, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change coaches during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Bellingham to Tacoma; ticket prices start at £15.88.

City Information

Bellingham

Bellingham, WA, US - BLH-0

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Bellingham is a scenic coastal city nestled between Mount Baker and the Puget Sound in Washington State. Its waterfront port is the launch point for fishing trips, leisure boating, and cruises to Alaska — a convenient starting point, since the city is only 25 miles south of the Canadian border. Sprawling Whatcom Falls Park showcases the best of the Northwest's natural forested beauty, one of the features that make Bellingham a top Washington destination. Plus, it's only a short drive to the #1 most instagrammable National Park, North Cascades National Park.

Kiddos will light up when they visit the SPARK Museum of Electrical Inventions, home to hands-on science exhibits and live demonstrations. If you're traveling without kids, prepare to hit up Bellingham's brewery scene. Bars, wineries, cideries, and more fine establishments offer quality drinks at prices that still lure students from local Western Washington University. Find some of the best restaurants and shops in the Fairhaven Historic District, distinctive for its Victorian architecture and views over Bellingham Bay.

FlixBus, Quick Shuttle, and Amtrak Thruway buses connect Bellingham to major cities in the Northwest like Seattle. Ambitious travelers can even travel to Bellingham by bus from Minneapolis! Bellingham's proximity to Canada makes it easy to travel to Vancouver, BC via bus or train on the Amtrak Cascades. Several airlines fly into Bellingham International Airport, but Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is only about 2 hours away if you need to catch a flight to farther destinations.

Tacoma

Tacoma has seen some hard times in recent years, but the city is receiving many new revival attempts, turning it into a charming town with its own unique attractions. For those interested in the history of the city, as well as the creativity of its residents, head towards the Museum District, which houses numerous interesting museums such as the Tacoma Art Museum and the Washington State History Museum. While in the area, don’t miss out on the chance to marvel at the architectural ingenuity of the Bridge of Glass. If you wish to enjoy a bit of outdoor air, diving into the cold water of American Lake in Lakewood in the morning is bound to make you happy.

Seafood has always been among Tacoma’s finest offerings, and the best place to enjoy these dishes is Duke’s Chowder House, which features a bay view. For a more exquisite taste, head over to Indochine, a pan-Asian restaurant featuring mouth watering dishes.

The main bus station and the Amtrak train station in Tacoma are both located on Puyallup Ave near downtown, just a few blocks from each other. Tacoma is served by Amtrak’s Cascades and Coast Starlight lines. The city’s main airport is Seattle–Tacoma International and it sits 22 miles north of the city.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Bellingham?

Main departure station: 800 Lincoln St

Most coaches depart from the main station in Bellingham.

All coach stations in Bellingham:

  • 800 Lincoln St

Where does the coach arrive in Tacoma?

Main arrival station: 2499 E G St & Puyallup Ave

All coaches from Bellingham arrive at one main station in Tacoma.

Coach stations in Tacoma:

  • 2499 E G St & Puyallup Ave

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