Alaska Marine Highway System

Ferry Information

The Bellingham Cruise Terminal, in Bellingham's Historic Fairhaven District, is the southern starting point for the Alaska Marine Highway System. Navigating the nation's first marine scenic highway,the ferry departs Bellingham each Friday transporting passengers and vehicles between Alaska and the lower 48 states. There is an additional ferry on alternate Saturdays in the summer. Visit the Alaska Marine Highway System website for complete schedules and details.

Access to Services

The Bellingham Cruise Terminal offers convenient access to:
  • Alaska Marine Highway System
  • Amtrak Passenger Train
  • Greyhound and local bus service
  • San Juan Island ferry transportation
  • Taxis
The ferry terminal and visitor information center are adjacent to the historic Fairhaven district.