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Bellingham, Washington - Transportation

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Transportation information for Bellingham is provided below. Travel information includes driving directions, maps, airport information and more.

Ferry System

The Washington State Ferry system is the largest passenger and auto ferry network in the United States, and services over 25 million customers each year. Plan to arrive at the ferry terminal at least 30 minutes prior to departure to ensure a place on the first come, first served ferries.

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Bellingham International Airport is a full-service commercial airport located south of the U.S.-Canada border, 90 miles north of Seattle, and only 39 minutes by commuter aircraft to SeaTac Airport. Bellingham International Airport accommodates more than 250.000 travelers each year. For more information on Bellingham International Airport, call 360-671-5674.

Bellingham International Airport
  • 3 miles NW from Bellingham
  • BLI
  • Public
  • 360-671-5674
Basic Directions

Bellingham is 78 miles north of Seattle along the I-5 corridor. I-5 is your best bet when travelling north to south. From the east State Highway 20 connects to I-5 about an hours drive south of Bellingham.

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