Ground Transport

Whatcom County offers a variety of transportation options to help you get where you need to go. For electric vehicle charging station information in our area, go here


Buses

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 connections from 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 & Lyft

Uber service is available throughout Bellingham, however, Uber no longer operates at Bellingham International Airport, Bellingham Cruise Terminal, or Fairhaven Station. 

Lyft is also available throughout Bellingham and currently offers service to and from Bellingham International Airport and the Bellingham Cruise Terminal. 


Train

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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        We acknowledge that Whatcom County is located on the unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples. They cared for the lands that included what we’d call the Puget Sound region, Vancouver Island and British Columbia since time immemorial. This gives us the great obligation and opportunity to learn how to care for our surrounding areas and all the natural and human resources we require to live. We express our deepest respect and gratitude for our indigenous neighbors, the Lummi Nation and Nooksack Tribe, for their enduring care and protection of our shared lands and waterways.
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