Bellingham, an active ferry and deep-sea port is the most
southern terminal for the ferries to Alaska.
in Whatcom County 30 minutes south of the US/Canada Peace
Arch border and 90 minutes north of Seattle, Bellingham consciously
caters to and welcomes travellers on the way to, or from the
ferries to Alaska and to British Columbia.
In addition to being the terminal for the Alaska ferry, Bellingham
used to be "home base" for the popular Bellingham to Friday Harbor seasonal ferry service and the May-September ferry Bellingham to Victoria.
Unfortunately both the Friday Harbor & the Victoria ferry services are now cancelled but have been replaced with a very popular day long Bellingham - Friday Harbor whale watching cruise.
Regardless of whether or not you are a ferry traveller, challenging golf courses, a respected Museum, antique shops, galleries, great shopping, fabulous Hotels, Inns & B&Bs all contribute to make scheduling time in Bellingham worthwhile.
Note that reservations are required for all Bellingham ferries & cruises: the ferry to Alaska and the Bellingham cruise to Friday Harbor. For ferry or cruise reservation help, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Passage costs & secure online booking for the ferry to Alaska and whale watching cruise to Friday Harbor are available by clicking this link.
To see Inside Passage schedules click here.
Land - Sea - Air Border Requirements.
Car Rentals: Avis is located at both the ferry terminal & at the airport to accommodate the needs of ferry travellers.
Chauffeured Car Service: Evergreen Town Car USA Inc. Reservable, safe, courteous car service from Bellingham, south to Seattle and North to Vancouver, Canada.
Airporter Shuttle: Daily coach service providing frequent scheduled trips to/from downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport.
Whale Watching: Dedicated to responsible wildlife viewing this 3hr narrated tour uses certified coast guard vessels.