How to travel from Portland, OR to Bellingham, WA

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Travel Information between Portland, OR and Bellingham, WA

distanceDistance223 miles (360 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$32 - $173
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€28) • 6 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $173 (€149) • 2 h 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Amtrak

Travel 223 miles (360 km) by train, bus or flight between Portland, OR and Bellingham, WA. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Portland, OR to Bellingham, WA.

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from Portland, OR to Bellingham, WA

How to get from Portland, OR to Bellingham, WA by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Portland, OR to Bellingham, WA is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
03:30PM6h00
Portland, OR
09:30PMBellingham, WA
$541One-way
0 transfers
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FlixBus
03:30PM6h00
Portland, OR
09:30PMBellingham, WA
$541One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
FlixBus
03:30PM6h00
Portland, OR
09:30PMBellingham, WA
$541One-way
0 transfers

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Find the best trip to Bellingham from Portland with Omio's travel partners Amtrak, FlixBus and Greyhound! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

Amtrak is a passenger train service based in the United States. It operates more than 300 trains daily including trains from Portland to Bellingham, connecting more than 500 destinations in 46 states and three Canadian provinces. Amtrak offers a variety of train types, including the Acela Express, Northeast Regional, Keystone Service, and the Auto Train. The Acela Express is the fastest train, reaching speeds of up to 150 mph. The Northeast Regional is the most popular, offering frequent service between major cities in the Northeast. The Keystone Service is a regional service connecting Philadelphia and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The Auto Train is a unique service that allows passengers to transport their cars along with them. Amtrak offers a variety of ticket types, including Saver, Value, Flexible, and Business Class. Saver tickets are the most affordable, while Business Class tickets offer the most amenities, such as complimentary meals and access to the Amtrak Metropolitan Lounge. Onboard facilities vary by train type, but all Amtrak trains offer comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and power outlets. The most popular routes for Amtrak include the Northeast Corridor, which runs between Washington, D. C. And Boston, and the Pacific Surfliner, which runs between San Diego and San Luis Obispo, California. Other popular routes include the Capitol Corridor, which runs between San Jose and Sacramento, California, and the Empire Builder, which runs between Chicago and Seattle.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Travel from Portland, OR to Bellingham, WA

      FAQs: Travel to Bellingham, WA easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Portland, OR to Bellingham, WA.
      FAQs

      There are 3 ways to get from Portland, OR to Bellingham, WA: train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to get from Portland, OR to Bellingham, WA is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $32 (€28) compared to other travel options to Bellingham, WA:

      A bus is $140 (€121) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $173 (€149) from Portland, OR to Bellingham, WA.

      Taking a bus costs $23 (€20) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $56 (€48).

      The fastest way from Portland, OR to Bellingham, WA is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 42 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Bellingham, WA that take longer:

      Bus takes on average 6 h.

      Train takes on average 5 h 54 min.

      The distance is approximately 223 miles (360 km) from Portland, OR to Bellingham, WA.

      The average frequency per day from Portland, OR to Bellingham, WA is:

      • Around 2 buses per day.
      • 1 train per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Bellingham, WA from Portland, OR as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Portland, OR to Bellingham, WA:

        The following travel companies offer services from Portland, OR to Bellingham, WA:

        • FlixBus or Greyhound can get you to Bellingham, WA by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with FlixBus from Portland, OR to Bellingham, WA for $32 (€28) on Omio.
        • Travel with Amtrak to go to Bellingham, WA by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak Portland, OR to Bellingham, WA tickets on Omio for $56 (€48).

        Yes, there are direct routes from Portland, OR to Bellingham, WA with the following travel companies:

        • You can find 2 direct buses per day to take to Bellingham, WA with FlixBus.
        • You'll find 1 direct train a day to Bellingham, WA with Amtrak.

        Direct services to Bellingham, WA tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

        Many of our customers traveling from Portland, OR to Bellingham, WA don't make Bellingham, WA their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Bellingham, WA are Seattle, WA, Vancouver, WA, SeaTac, WA or Vancouver, BC, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Bellingham, WA to any of these top destinations today!

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