Bellevue travel guide

Bellevue Tourism | Bellevue Guide

You're Going to Love Bellevue

With a population of 122,363, Bellevue is a must-see destination in Washington, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Bellevue deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Bellevue

If you’re looking for affordable options, Maggiano's - Bellevue (10455 NE 8th Street) and Purple Cafe and Wine Bar - Bellevue (430 106th Ave. NE) are great picks.

When to visit Bellevue

Bellevue in October
Estimated package price
$385
2 travelers
Flight to Bellevue
3 nights at hotel
Bellevue in October
Estimated package price
$385
2 travelers
Flight to Bellevue
3 nights at hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Bellevue in July, when the average temperature is 66.2 °F, and the highest can go up to 75.2 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 35.6 °F, with an average temperature of 41 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in March, when precipitation is around 6.7″. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Bellevue, with an average rainfall of 0.8″.

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How to Get to Bellevue

Plane

When flying to Bellevue, you’ll arrive at Seattle/Tacoma Airport (SEA), which is located 12 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Bellevue include American Airlines, Air France and Aeromexico. The shortest domestic flight to Bellevue departs from Ontario and takes around 2h 36m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Bellevue. The train journey from Bellevue to Vancouver takes 3h 07m and costs around $29 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Vancouver, expect to pay about $37 for a 4h 25m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Bellevue is to pick up a car rental from Seattle, which is about 6 miles from Bellevue. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Kyte, among others, in Seattle.

Bus

You can travel by bus to Bellevue using Quick Shuttle or Amtrak. From Richmond, the bus ride to Bellevue takes 210 miles and will cost you around $32. From Richmond, the ticket costs about $49 for a journey of 210 miles.

Plane

When flying to Bellevue, you’ll arrive at Seattle/Tacoma Airport (SEA), which is located 12 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Bellevue include American Airlines, Air France and Aeromexico. The shortest domestic flight to Bellevue departs from Ontario and takes around 2h 36m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Bellevue. The train journey from Bellevue to Vancouver takes 3h 07m and costs around $29 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Vancouver, expect to pay about $37 for a 4h 25m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Bellevue is to pick up a car rental from Seattle, which is about 6 miles from Bellevue. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Kyte, among others, in Seattle.

Bus

You can travel by bus to Bellevue using Quick Shuttle or Amtrak. From Richmond, the bus ride to Bellevue takes 210 miles and will cost you around $32. From Richmond, the ticket costs about $49 for a journey of 210 miles.

Airlines serving Bellevue

Lufthansa
Good (4,689 reviews)
KLM
Good (837 reviews)
SWISS
Good (957 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,656 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,234 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,570 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (486 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,602 reviews)
Air France
Good (985 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,104 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,417 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,993 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,022 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (228 reviews)
Finnair
Good (858 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (933 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,174 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (840 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,783 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (412 reviews)
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Where to stay in Bellevue

Average rates range from around $228 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $272 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Bellevue

Most booked hotels in Bellevue

Hyatt Regency Bellevue
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, 354 reviews)
$333+
Eastgate Hotel, BW Signature Collection
3 stars
Excellent (8.6, 1425 reviews)
$187+
Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle Bellevue
3 stars
Excellent (8.4, 297 reviews)
$218+
Country Inn & Suites Seattle-Tacoma Airport
3 stars
Excellent (8.3, 3042 reviews)
$203+
Hilton Bellevue
3 stars
Good (7.7, 492 reviews)
$203+
Hotel 116, A Coast Hotel Bellevue
3 stars
Good (7.3, 1169 reviews)
$157+

Renting a car in Bellevue

Renting a car in Bellevue costs $52 per day, on average, or $103 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 33% cheaper than airport locations in Bellevue.

Expect to pay $3.82 per gallon in Bellevue (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.88 and $61.17. The most frequently booked car type in Bellevue is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate rental cars (Hyundai Elantra or similar) are, on average, 73% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Bellevue costs $52 per day, on average, or $103 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 33% cheaper than airport locations in Bellevue.

Expect to pay $3.82 per gallon in Bellevue (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.88 and $61.17. The most frequently booked car type in Bellevue is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate rental cars (Hyundai Elantra or similar) are, on average, 73% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.