Ground Transportation

Some Terminals are within a few blocks of the downtown area, while others are served by private transportation companies. Airport transportation services are available from our Bellingham terminal to the Seattle Airport, (SEATAC). Bus services are also available from Whittier and the Kenai areas to the Anchorage International Airport. Most terminals are serviced by local taxi service. Further transportation contact information can be found through the community links on our community map.

Connecting from Seattle (SEA-TAC)

The Bellingham Cruise Terminal, a multimodal transportation center at 401 Harris Avenue in Fairhaven serves as the southern starting point for the Alaska Marine Highway System.

Bellingham is located just 90 miles north of Seattle’s SEA-TAC airport. The Cruise Terminal offers convenient access to taxis, Amtrak and Greyhound, local bus service and connections to Victoria and San Juan Island ferry services, all in one location. The ferry terminal and visitor information center are adjacent to the historic Fairhaven district.

Passengers who may be flying in or out of Seattle’s SEA-TAC airport may make quick connections via Amtrak or the Airporter Shuttle. For more Amtrak information, call Amtrak at 360-734-8851 or 1-800-USA-RAIL or visit their Shuttle service is also available via Quick Shuttle to the Vancouver, BC airport and metro areas.

Convenient short and long-term parking is also available for Fairhaven Station. All parking areas are clearly marked to show whether they are for short or long-term parking. For more information on parking fees and shuttle services visit the Port of Bellingham website.

BC Ferries

BC Ferries uses facilities at Prince Rupert adjacent to AMHS, and it is sometimes possible to make connections between BC Ferries and AMHS vessels. When scheduling a connection, please make an allowance for possible delays.

BC Ferries will not delay departures to wait for passengers making connections.

For information, contact:

BC Ferries
1112 Fort Street, Victoria, BC, Canada V8V 4V2

Call toll-free from within British Columbia:
1-888-223-3779 (1-888-BCFERRY).

From outside BC, call (250) 386-3431.

The Alaska Railroad

The Alaska Railroad showcases adventure with a full summer schedule of day tours and adventure packages. The Railroad can take you to Anchorage, Seward, Denali or Fairbanks, and a host of destinations in between. Award-winning service, comfortable seating and knowledgeable tour guides are all part of the fabulous rail experience.

Find a Sailing

Departure Date

The Quick Search tool is great when you understand the regions in which vessels operate. After reviewing the results, a link is provided to begin a reservation.