Ground Transport


Several bus options are available in Bellingham and Whatcom County. See the links below for more details.

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

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.

Quick Shuttle transports passengers arriving and departing from Canada only (Vancouver, B.C./Bellingham/Seattle).

Greyhound departs from the Fairhaven Station four times a day to downtown Seattle and Vancouver, B.C.

Bolt bus offers daily service connecting Bellingham to Portland, Seattle and Vancouver, BC.

Charter buses are offered by Hesselgrave International.

Taxi Cabs

Yellow Cab service is available throughout Bellingham, as well as between Bellingham and Seattle or Vancouver, B.C. See contact info below.
Rental cars in Bellingham are available through Avis, Budget, Enterprise and Hertz. Town car service is offered by Evergreen Town Car. Passenger vans can also be rented through Fountain Rental. See links below.


Uber service is available throughout Bellingham, as well as to and from Bellingham International Airport. Find out more at:


Amtrak service connects Bellingham with Seattle, Portland and Eugene, OR to the south, as well as Vancouver, B.C. to the north. Two northbound and two southbound trains depart Bellingham daily. Trains depart at the Fairhaven Station (I-5 Exit 250).

For pricing information and tickets, call (800) USA-RAIL or (360) 734-8851 (operated during the times the train is in station), or visit the Amtrak Cascades website

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Ground Transportation Links & Resources

Airporter Shuttle/Bellair Charters | 360-580-8800 or 800-235-5247
1416 Whitehorn Street, Ferndale
Airporter Shuttle offers 11 convenient round trips a day to Seatac. Sit back and relax in the comfort of one of our luxury motor coaches and take the stress out of driving. Fast, economical, and on time. Bellair Charters offers group transportation throughout the Northwest; we can help create a great experience and take care of all the details. |
Enterprise Rent a Car | 360-733-4363
1852 North State Street, Bellingham
Dozens of NW rental car locations, including Bellingham Airport and Downtown Bellingham. We will pick you up at the Amtrack Station, Ferry Terminal or hotel, no extra charge! Give us a call for great service, low rates & special weekend promotions.
Fountain Rental & Leasing | 360-733-3750
2010 Broadway Street, Bellingham
Fountain Rental & Leasing is your local, family-owned business specializing in rentals and sales of a variety of vehicles. In our rental fleet, we have cars, passenger vans, pickup and flatbed trucks, moving vans with ramps or power liftgates, dump trucks, refrigerated trucks, and motorhomes. |
Quick Coach Lines | 604-940-0123 or 800-665-2122
8730 River Road, Delta
Quick Shuttle operates daily scheduled coach service between Vancouver BC and the Bellingham Airport. For scheduled information or to make a booking visit us at or call 1-800-665-2122. |
Whatcom Transportation Authority | 360-676-7433
4111 Bakerview Spur Road, Bellingham
WTA is Whatcom County's safe, reliable and friendly public transit system. Discover popular destinations within Bellingham or visit neighboring communities in Whatcom County. Check out our easy online trip planner at Or give us a call at 360-676-7433. |

Avis Rent-A-Car
4255 Mitchell Way, Bellingham
Budget Rent-A-Car
4255 Mitchell Way, Bellingham
Evergreen Town Car
6965 Sharon Drive, Ferndale
360-714-0502 or 1-888-551-1335
401 Harris Avenue, Bellingham
360-733-5251 or 800-231-2222
Hertz Rent A Car
4255 Mitchell Way, Bellingham
Quick Shuttle
8730 River Road, Delta
Yellow Cab
952 North State Street, Bellingham
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