Being stuck behind the wheel of a car on a busy highway this summer isn’t necessary to visit all the wonderful places listed in this guide. Visitors will find no shortage of ways to get around these coastal communities.
Amtrak stations located in Vancouver, Bellingham, Mount Vernon, Stanwood, Everett and Seattle.
This shuttle takes passengers from up the I-5 corridor to and from Sea-Tac Airport and downtown Seattle. The shuttle is also great for intercity travel and transfers to the San Juan Islands ferry in Anacortes.
Bellingham Greyhound Bus Station
401 Harris Avenue
Full-service, commercial airport with international flights.
I-5, Exit 258 in Bellingham.
Vancouver International Airport (YVR)
Full-service commercial airport with international flights.
Hwy 99, Exit 39 in Richmond, B.C.
San Juan Airlines
Daily scheduled flights from
Anacortes, Bellingham and Seattle to the San Juan Islands, Point Roberts and B.C.
4167 Mitchell Way, Bellingham
Washington State Ferries
Ferry routes include the following:
Anacortes/San Juan Islands
Multiple sailings from the mainland.
I-5, Exit 260 to Haxton Way, Ferndale
Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal
Multiple sailings to the Gulf Islands, Victoria and Nanaimo.
West end of Hwy 17
Anacortes Ferry Terminal
Multiple sailings to the San Juan Islands and Victoria, B.C.
2100 Ferry Terminal Road, Anacortes
Service to Victoria remains suspended through the summer
Alaska Marine Highway
Ferries to Alaska
Bellingham Cruise Terminal, Harris Avenue.
Island Opportunity Charters
Located out of Bellingham, traveling to San Juan Islands and Point Roberts
Island Express Charters
Located out of Anacortes, traveling to the San Juan Islands