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Bellingham to Seattle bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration2h 0m
Trips per day23
bus carriers3
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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Bellingham to Seattle
4.6
Based on 8 reviews

Based on 8 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with BoltBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.7
Staff
4.0
Value
3.7
Condition
4.7
Eli Hart
5.0
October 13, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Actually arrived almost thirty minutes early
Cons
Didn't see anywhere on the website that travelers would be asked for proof of their age (or, indeed, that there is a minimum age for solo travel). Didn't have any ID but it worked out.
Debra
4.0
September 25, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Driver was very polite
Cons
The WiFi seemed slow
Brian
3.0
June 6, 2019Business
Pros
It got me there, but about 2 hrs late. the cost was reasonable.
Cons
On time departure.
Tips
Allow an extra hr or two.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Bellingham to Seattle cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Bellingham to Seattle were $13.83.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Bellingham to Seattle is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 29 days out, tickets are on average $1.68 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Bellingham to Seattle?

The distance between Bellingham and Seattle is approximately 79.30 miles, or 127.58 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 2 hours and 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Bellingham to Seattle?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Bellingham to Seattle by bus is usually on Friday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Sunday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Bellingham to Seattle?

On average there are 23 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Bellingham to Seattle, with an average of 14.018 trips per day and 199.75 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers serve the route from Bellingham to Seattle. Of the 23 trips there are 11 trips that are direct connections to Seattle.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Bellingham to Seattle start at $13.00.

3 carriers offer Bellingham to Seattle bus trips

BoltBus

Book BoltBus from Bellingham to Seattle from $1.00. There are 8.433333 trips per day offered by BoltBus from Bellingham to Seattle and you can expect on average to pay $13.02 for a BoltBus ticket to Seattle. In Bellingham, BoltBus departs to Seattle from 4194 Cordata Pkwy, In Seattle, BoltBus arrives at 5th Ave S and S Dearborn St and one other station.

An average trip on BoltBus from Bellingham to Seattle takes 2 hours and 11 minutes, while the fastest available BoltBus trip will get you to Seattle in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, BoltBus offers 9.125 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $13.53 for a weekend trip to Seattle.

Avg. Time
2h 11m
Avg. Price
$13.02

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Bellingham to Seattle from $8.00. There are 14.017544 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Bellingham to Seattle and you can expect on average to pay $14.72 for a Greyhound ticket to Seattle. In Bellingham, Greyhound departs to Seattle from 401 Harris Ave, In Seattle, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 503 S Royal Brougham Way and 7 other stations.

An average trip on Greyhound from Bellingham to Seattle takes 4 hours and 35 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Seattle in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 15 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $15.95 for a weekend trip to Seattle.

Avg. Time
4h 35m
Avg. Price
$14.72

Amtrak Thruway

Book Amtrak Thruway from Bellingham to Seattle from $25.00. Typically there is one Amtrak Thruway schedule per day from Bellingham to Seattle and you can expect on average to pay $25.00 for a Amtrak Thruway ticket to Seattle. In Bellingham, Amtrak Thruway departs to Seattle from 401 Harris Ave, In Seattle, Amtrak Thruway arrives at King St Station - 303 S Jackson St,

An average trip on Amtrak Thruway from Bellingham to Seattle takes 2 hours and 40 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Thruway trip will get you to Seattle in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Thruway offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $25.00 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Seattle.

Avg. Time
2h 40m
Avg. Price
$25.00

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Seattle will depart from these stations in Bellingham:
  • 401 Harris Ave
  • 4194 Cordata Pkwy
Buses arrive in Seattle at 9 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Seattle for trips arriving from Bellingham:
  • 5th Ave S and S Dearborn St
  • Bus Terminal - 503 S Royal Brougham Way
  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St
  • 702 Marion St
  • 1301 Madison St
  • 325 9th St
  • 9th Ave &spring St
  • 1260 Cherry St
  • 1660 S Columbian Way

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