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Seattle to Bellingham coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£0.80
Shortest Duration2h 0m
Trips per day3
Coach lines2
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coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Seattle to Bellingham
Based on 5 reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Users that traveled with BoltBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
26 October 2019Visiting friends
I was very nervous to be going on a bus trip, especially given the things I had heard about BoltBus. But I was very pleasantly surprised; the bus was on time and clean, and there was even wifi and free movies.
I had trouble finding the bus stop in Seattle because there wasn't very good signage.
28 July 2019Visiting family
Clean and quiet
Tray tables
Bring a plug, not just a usb plug
26 July 2019Visiting family
Prompt, good value.
Lack of terminal facilities.
Buy tix in advance.

Based on 1 reviews
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get from the Seattle airport to Bellingham?

Bellingham is a little more than 100 miles from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport via I-5N. From the SeaTac airport, take the Link light rail downtown where you can catch a variety of different buses to Bellingham, including BoltBus, Greyhound and Amtrak Thruway. The bus ride takes an average of 2 hours.

What bus carriers travel from Seattle to Bellingham?

There are 3 different bus companies that provide 23 trips per day on this route, 10 of which are direct:

On BoltBus, the average price for a bus from Seattle to Bellingham is around $14.00, with 5 trips offered per day. The average travel time is 2 hours and 2 minutes.

On Greyhound, the average price for a bus ride from Seattle to Bellingham is around $18.00, with 15 trips offered per day. The average travel time is 4 hours and 1 minute.

On Amtrak Thruway, the average price for a bus ride from Seattle to Bellingham is around $24.00, with only 1 trip per day. The average travel time is 2 hours.

Is there a ferry from Seattle to Bellingham?

Although both cities are located along the shores of the Puget Sound, unfortunately, there is not a ferry that travels from Seattle to Bellingham. Instead, your best bet is to travel by bus, tickets for which are as cheap as $11.

Is it safe to travel by coach from Seattle to Bellingham right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most coach companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, coach companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a coach ticket from Seattle to Bellingham?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £13.63 was the low point for coach fares from Seattle to Bellingham. Coaches from Bellingham to Seattle are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £13.63 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 17 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £1.95 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 2 hours and 26 minutes to cover the 79 miles (128 kilometers) from Seattle to Bellingham. However, the fastest coach only takes 2 hours, It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for coaches, as many passengers take the coach to Bellingham at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Seattle?

The first coach leaves at 12:00 and the last coach leaves at 15:00. To see the times for all coaches from Seattle to Bellingham, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled coaches that travel from Seattle to Bellingham every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Seattle to Bellingham; ticket prices start at £15.21.

What coach companies travel from Seattle to Bellingham?

There are a couple of coach lines that have daily service from Seattle to Bellingham. Of these two services, BoltBus usually offers more choice, with 2 coach trips per day.
CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway12h 0m£20.01
BoltBus22h 35m£11.25

Where does the coach leave from in Seattle?

Seattle, Washington has two coach stations with service to Bellingham, Washington:

  • Bus Terminal - 503 S Royal Brougham Way
  • 5th Ave S and S Dearborn St
  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St

Where does the coach arrive in Bellingham?

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Bellingham, Washington:

  • 4194 Cordata Pkwy
  • 401 Harris Ave

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