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Vancouver to Bellingham port

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Vancouver to Bellingham port

We will be staying in Vancouver and want to go to Bellingham to catch an Alaska ferry. What is the best way to get to Bellingham port? Is there a direct bus?

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1. Re: Vancouver to Bellingham port

There's a late afternoon train. See amtrak.com. It's a couple of hours and cheap.

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2. Re: Vancouver to Bellingham port

As noted amtrak is your best bet... and the price is quite reasonable....you will probably need to overnight..the train station and the Alaska ferry are in Fairhaven which is the south end of Bellingham..it's a charming place with a nice hotel and lots of restaurants, shops etc.

http://www.fairhaven.com/

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3. Re: Vancouver to Bellingham port

Thanks. We'll take the train. But if the ferry and the station are both in Fairhaven, couldn't we just go straight there, without spending the night? Is it walking distance?

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4. Re: Vancouver to Bellingham port

Yes, it is within easy walking distance. It would depend on the times, as to whether or not there is a train that would get there in time before the ferry leaves so you don't have to stay. But you probably already know the times.

http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=bellingham+amtrak&fb=1&split=1&gl=us&cid=0,0,1814227724593461905&ei=npBKSp-VAYjkNcWgrJsB&sa=X&oi=local_result&ct=image&resnum=1

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5. Re: Vancouver to Bellingham port

Thanks Brian. Perfect.

6. Re: Vancouver to Bellingham port

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