Seattle Port FAQ

Seattle Port is home to two modern passenger terminals that make it an ideal port cruise destination for cruise lines going to Alaska. About 200 cruise line visits are recorded every year, including close to a million passengers.

1 - What's the Cruise Port Address?

Bell St. Pier
2203 Alaskan Way
Seattle, WA 98121

2 - What's the Cruise Port Phone Number?

Passengers can get information and assistance by dialing telephone number (206) 615-3900.

3 - What's the Cruise Port Parking Like?

Parking for passengers accessing the Bell Street Pier Cruise Terminal is at the Bell Street Pier garage. The said parking space has 1,700 stalls for secured parking. The price of an overnight parking ranges from $17 to $18. It is advised that a passenger reserve parking space since parking demand usually is high.

For those who are accessing the Smith Cove Cruise Terminal located at Pier 91, there are 1,000 parking spaces available. The cost of an overnight parking is $20.

4 - How Do You Get to the Cruise Port?

For passengers of Holland American and Princess Cruise Lines, Grayline provides shuttle service from the airport to the passenger cruise terminal. Passengers of a Seattle Port cruise line may also use town car and limo service Taxis going to the Seattle Port from the airport may charge approximately $50 depending on the traffic.

For those coming from the southern part of the city, take Exit 167 and turn right into Fairview Avenue. Then take left into Valley Street, and continue on this path while the street merges with Broad Street. Continue driving to Alaskan Way, and Pier 66 will be on the right.

5 - What Cruise Lines Use the Port?

Five major cruise companies operate in this port- Celebrity Cruises, Holland America Line, Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean, and Princess Cruises.

6 - What's the Nearest Airport to the Cruise Port?

The Seattle International Airport is about half an hour away from the Seattle cruise port.

7 - What Attractions are Near the Cruise Port?

Seattle is home to several parks designed by the same team which did the Central Park of New York as well as the US Capitol grounds in Washington DC. One of them is the Volunteer Park which offers a breathtaking view of the city, and hosts the Seattle Asian Art Museum. The park is also host to summer concerts and playgrounds.

The Seattle landmark, Space Needle, is located 520 feet high and allows visitors to have a 360 degree view of the city as well as its picturesque landscape featuring mountains and the island of Lake Washington.

8 - What Hotels are Near the Cruise Port?

The nearest hotel to the Seattle cruise port is the Edgewater Hotel. Other nearby accommodations are Seattle Marriott Waterfront and the Westin Hotel.

9 - What Restaurants and Shops are Near the Cruise Port?

The Waterfront is a must-visit place for food lovers as it serves inexpensive but tasty seafood dishes. Chandler’s Crabhouse is also a highly recommended restaurant for seafood lovers, aside from offering a nice view of the Lake Union. Cascadia serves Northwest cuisine.

Pike Place Market is home to fresh seafood catch, the original Starbucks, fruits, vegetables, and fresh meats.

10 - Are Ships Docked at the Port, or are Passengers Ferried from the Port to the Ship?

Cruise ships dock at the port which has two passenger terminals- Bell Street Pier and Terminal 91. 


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