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Bellingham International Airport:
Seattle (Sea-Tac) International Airport:
San Juan Airline (Anacortes, San Juan Islands, Boeing Field, Charters):
Westwind Aviation (Skagit Regional Airport, Boeing Fields, San Juan Islands, Charters):
Amtrak service connects Seattle, Everett, Mount Vernon, Bellingham and Vancouver, B.C. Two northbound trains depart Seattle: 7:40 am (arrives in Mount Vernon at approximately 9:13 am) and 6:40 pm (arrives in Mount Vernon at approximately 8:23 pm).
Northbound trains from Mount Vernon to Bellingham depart at: 9:13 am (arrives in Bellingham at approximately 9:44 am) and 8:23 pm (arrives in Bellingham at approximately 9:05 pm). Two southbound trains depart Mount Vernon: 9:04 am (arrives in Seattle at approximately 10:55 am) and 8:12 pm (arrives in Seattle at approximately 10:05 pm).
Trains depart at Skagit Station (Exit 226 off I-5). For tickets, call (800) 872-7245 or (360) 734-8851 (hours station is open is M-F 8:30 am-9:15 pm, Saturday 8:30 am-6:00 pm and Sunday 8:30 am – 2:30 pm).
Prices and schedule subject to change.
The Washington State Ferry departs from Anacortes and takes passengers to San Juan Islands and Sidney, B.C. Call (888) 808-7977 within Washington or (206) 464-6400 outside Washington for more information or to make reservations for the International run to Sidney, B.C.
La Conner ~ Boats can enter the Swinomish Channel from the south (Skagit Bay) or the north (Padilla Bay). Docks are provided by the Town of La Conner and the Port of Skagit County – La Conner Marina.
Anacortes ~ Cap Sante Boat Haven: The Port of Anacortes marina is a customs port-of-entry located in the heart of downtown Anacortes. Permanent and transient moorage is available, with 150-200 berths used for guest moorage.
Skagit Transit (SKAT) has more than 13 routes that link Bellingham (Bellingham Connector) and Everett (Everett Express). Fares are currently 75 cents a ride. Info: (360) 757-4433.
Airporter Shuttle: Professional passenger and charter service transports passengers to and from SeaTac Airport, the Washington State Ferry dock in Anacortes and several other destinations. Call (866) 235-5247 or (360) 380-8800.
Greyhound: Departs from the Skagit Station four times a day to downtown Seattle, Bellingham and Vancouver, B.C. Call (360) 336-5111 or Regional office at (800) 231-2222.
Most types and styles of vehicles are available in the Skagit Valley region, from economy cars to 15-passenger vans. It is 80 miles from La Conner to SeaTac Airport and 40 miles to the Bellingham International Airport.
Avis Rent-A-Car: (360) 757-0365 in Burlington
Enterprise Rent-A-Car: (800) 736-8222 in Anacortes and Burlington
Yellow Cab and Skagit Taxi: (360) 424-8294 or (800) 281-5430 in Washington.
Remember to bring proper identification for everyone traveling in your group when crossing the US/Canadian border.