Passenger Destinations Located in the Historic Fairhaven District the Bellingham Cruise Terminal (BCT), completed in 1989, is the southern connection for the Alaska Marine Highway System. Seasonal foot ferries and charter vessels also provide connections to the San Juan Islands. BCT provides safe and convenient passenger facilities for more than 200,000 passengers each year.
Terminal Services - BCT's facilities include:
400 foot berth
Overhead passenger loading ramp
Beautiful waterfront view
Car loading ramp
Vehicle staging area
Fuel, water, and sewage
High-tech office space
Meeting / reception facilities
AMH Ferry “Columbia” returns to Bellingham Bay. With a capacity of 499 passengers, the MV Columbia has 104 cabins, a dining room, observation lounges, a covered heated solarium, a cafeteria-style restaurant, a movie lounge, showers and coin-operated laundry and lockers. Stop by the Ferry Terminal on Wednesdays to take a close up look at the Grand Dame of the Alaska Marine Highway.
Envirostar The Bellingham Cruise Terminal is a 5-star Envirostar facility.