Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals
The Port of Seattle is home to the busiest cruise port on the west coast of the United States. It, along with the Port of Vancouver, is one of the two departure ports for Alaska-bound cruises.
Pacific Coast and Trans-Pacific cruises also depart from Seattle Washington.
There are two separate cruise terminals in Seattle:
The Bell Street Pier Terminal is located right in the heart of Seattle. It handles Oceania and Norwegian cruises only.
The Smith Cove Cruise Terminal in located northwest of Seattle City Center. It handles the following cruise lines: Carnival, Celebrity, HAL, Princess and RCI
The Link Light Rail train service operates between downtown Seattle and the Seattle Tacoma Airport (SEATAC). For details, please visit the Sound Transit website.
Ferry service is available between Seattle and Bainbridge Island and between Seattle and Bremerton.
Alamo, National and Enterprise each have rental kiosks at both cruise ship terminals.
Many of Seattle's top attractions are located within walking distance of the Bell Street Pier Cruise Terminal. They include the Space Needle, Pioneer Square and Pike Place Market.
For comprehensive tourist information, please access the Seattle Travel Guide.
Vancouver British Columbia is located just three hours north of Seattle. It is a popular travel destination that can be easily reached by coach from downtown Seattle or SEATAC airport.
Amtrak provides train service from Seattle to Vancouver.
To lean more, please access the Vancouver Travel Guide.
The two cruise terminals (Port Pier 66 and Pier 91) are located right in Seattle.
Average temperatures in Seattle Washington are as follows:
Internet access is available free at many cafes and restaurants in Seattle, including McDonald.