Vancouver to Bellingham Harbor Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $25
Fastest Way Train — 1h 4min
Eco-Friendly Way Train — 12 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — train, bus and by car
Distance 46 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak
$29 · 1h 4min · 12 lb of CO2
+1 more option
$26 · 2h 24min · 14 lb of CO2
Vancouver to Bellingham
+2 more options
$6 · 1h 8min · 13 lb of CO2
Vancouver to Bellingham Harbor

Drive from Vancouver to Bellingham Harbor

It's 46 miles between Vancouver to Bellingham Harbor. On a typical day, it might take between 1h 8min and 1h 11min from Vancouver to Bellingham Harbor under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 1h 15min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Bellingham Harbor by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $6.

What is the best way to travel from Vancouver to Bellingham Harbor?

The are 5 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Vancouver to Bellingham Harbor. The fastest way out of Surrey towards Bellingham is by bus, as it is the quickest to the Bellingham Harbor area. This doesn't necessarily take into consideration traffic or weather - so these may impact some of your decision making. It's common to find tickets for as low as $24. Amtrak operates from Vancouver to Bellingham Harbor, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Vancouver to Bellingham Harbor?

The trip to Bellingham Harbor is an excellent trip for the day or a nice trip for the weekend from Vancouver. The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Bellingham Harbor is $25 and the quickest way takes just 2 hours 4 minutes with the bus. The earlier you can book your trip to Bellingham Harbor, the better.

Is the train or the bus better from Vancouver to Bellingham Harbor Alaska?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Vancouver to Bellingham Harbor. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Bellingham Harbor is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Vancouver/Bellingham Harbor buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Vancouver is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Vancouver British Columbia and Bellingham Harbor during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Vancouver to Bellingham Harbor? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Bellingham Harbor traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Bellingham Harbor is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Vancouver to Bellingham Harbor?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Vancouver to Bellingham Harbor is by bus. The bus costs $25 roughly and will take 2 hours 4 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Vancouver to Bellingham Harbor?

Amtrak costs about $29 between Vancouver and Bellingham Harbor. In total, the train will take roughly 1 hour 4 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at VAC Vancouver Pacific Central Station, which is 2 miles from Vancouver. Further, once you arrive at BEL Bellingham Amtrak or you will still have 1 miles to Bellingham Harbor.

How long does it take from Vancouver to Bellingham Harbor by car?

The total distance between Vancouver and Bellingham Harbor is 46 miles and will take you about 1 hour 8 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $6.

Travel companies on this route

Amtrak Amtrak from Vancouver to Bellingham Harbor
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International Visitors215-856-7952
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