Effective August 23, 2021, Indoor Masking is Required in the State of Washington Regardless of Vaccination Status per State Government.

Ground Transport

Whatcom County offers a variety of transportation options to help you get where you need to go.


The Whatcom Transportation Authority (WTA) is our local bus system with more than 30 routes that link Whatcom County communities.

Other Regional Bus Options

  • Airporter Shuttle transports passengers to and from SeaTac Airport, the Washington State Ferry dock at Anacortes and several other destinations along the I-5 corridor. Charter buses are also available from this operator.
  • Greyhound departs from the Fairhaven Station four times a day to downtown Seattle and Vancouver, B.C.
  • Bolt bus offers connecting Bellingham to other major cities.

Taxi Cabs

Cab service is available throughout Bellingham, as well as between Bellingham and Seattle or Vancouver, B.C. There are several companies.

Rental Cars

Rental cars in Bellingham are available through Avis, Budget, Enterprise and Hertz, with access at Bellingham International Airport.


Uber service is available throughout Bellingham, as well as to and from Bellingham International Airport.


Amtrak connects Bellingham with Everett, Seattle, Portland OR and Eugene OR to the south, as well as Vancouver, B.C. to the north pending border restrictions. Amtrak is locally based at the Fairhaven Station (I-5 Exit 250), 401 Harris Ave. • Bellingham, WA 98225 • 360-734-8851 . Tickets and pricing information at:  (800) USA-RAIL or (360) 734-8851. 

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