Your #1 Ferry travel and route comparison guide. In-depth guides and maps for 804 ferry routes in 70 countries.



Destination(s) 🇺🇸 USA, Alaska
Distance 1500 km, 950 miles
Duration 69 hours
Operated by Alaska Marine Highway
Sailings Once per week
2p+Car+Return in our estimation $ 4426
Categories: ,

Take your Bellingham to Skagway planning to the next level. Read about connections, times, operators and more other interesting stories on this ferry.

Add your review

Alaska marine ferry

Everything about Bellingham-Skagway

  • The distance from harbor (Skagway) to harbor (Bellingham) is about 950 Miles. (1500 km)
  • The Alaska Marine Highway on this route sails once per week.
  • The duration of this crossing is 69 hours However keep in mind this can change based on the weather, season and different ships on the route.
  • Want to book this connection? Try: Alaska Marine Highway
  • Bellingham harbor address: 809 Harris Ave – Bellingham – WA 98225 – USA
  • Skagway harbor address: 11497 Auke Bay Harbor Rd – AK – USA

Pricing on the Bellingham-Skagway ferry.

If you want to take the ferry to Bellingham or the other way around from Skagway to Bellingham the minimal price for a single trip for one person will be close to 580 dollars. This price however can change due to fuel surcharges and things like discounts based on age or what you want to bring along on the ferry.

On we really want to deliver the info that you seek. That's why we don't only list the from price but we also wanted to list the average price you can expect on your bill when travelling towards Bellingham. This price is based on the average price for two persons. It's important to note however that when a car transfer is possible we added a car, so car ferries have a more serious average price! For Bellingham-Skagway we calculated that an average price for two persons would be around $ 2300 .


Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

The ferry between Bellingham and Skagway is currently operated by: Alaska Marine Highway.

How long does the Bellingham-Skagway crossing take?

The travel time of the Bellingham-Skagway ferry is around: 69 hours. Please arrive early at the harbor and calculate extra time for check-in and boarding if necessary. How long in advance you need to be present is usually communicated on your ticket or on the website of the ferry operator you sail with.

How often does the Bellingham-Skagway ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Bellingham to Skagway (or the ferry from Skagway to Bellingham) Once per week. Depending on the season, the amount of people on the ferry and the weather forecast, the ferry company can deviate from the timetable/ferry schedule.

What is the distance between Bellingham and Skagway?

The distance between Bellingham and Skagway is approximately 932 miles or 1500 km.