Bellingham International Airport (BLI)

Bellingham International Airport (BLI) is located approximately three miles northwest of Bellingham, WA, approximately fifty-four miles from Vancouver, Canada, and approximately twenty-three miles from the Canadian/US border.  BLI is the third-largest commercial airport in Washington and covers about 2190 acres of land.

This guide will help provide the information required to help you make the best choice from the options available to you, such as parking rates—both long and short term—and hotels that offer parking and shuttles, and possible places to grab a meal.

Parking Rates and Options

Bellingham International Airport offers travelers two parking lot areas to choose from within a short walk of the terminal.

Travelers can expect to pay up to $14 per day for parking at Bellingham International Airport.

Main Terminal Parking Lot

Up to 30 minutes FREE
30 minutes – 1 hour $1.00
1 hour – 2 hours $2.00
2 hours – 3 hours $3.00
3 hours – 4 hours $4.00
4 hours – 5 hours $5.00
Daily Maximum $14.00
Same Day Lost Ticket Fee $14.00

EV Charging (in Main Terminal Parking Lot)

Up to 30 minutes FREE
30 minutes – 1 hour $1.00
1 hour – 2 hours $2.00
2 hours – 3 hours $3.00
3 hours – 4 hours $4.00
4 hours – 5 hours $5.00
Daily Maximum $14.00
Same Day Lost Ticket Fee $14.00
Pre-Purchase Reservation Fee (includes the use of EV Charging) $11.40

Economy A Parking Lot

Up to 30 minutes FREE
30 minutes – 1 hour $1.00
1 hour – 2 hours $2.00
2 hours – 3 hours $3.00
3 hours – 4 hours $4.00
4 hours – 5 hours $5.00
Daily Maximum $10.00
Same Day Lost Ticket Fee $10.00

Parking Tips

  • Long-Term Parking: Please notify us in advance if you plan to leave your vehicle for longer than 90 days. Customers may park in any airport parking lot for as long as necessary to accommodate their travel plans. Still, without advance notice and consent, your extended stay vehicle may be towed at your expense.
  • EV Charging:  Spaces are Limited – Reservation required • Reservation Fee Includes Use of EV Charging • Close Proximity to Terminal • ClipperCreek Level 2 Charging Stations • 25 ft retractable charging cord. 

Airport Resources

No matter how travelers look at it, parking rates at or near the Bellingham International Airport can be expensive and costly—especially if you have to park there for several days.

With this mindset, we have gathered a few ideas and resources to help you find some of the best rates and discounts, and coupons in an attempt to make your parking more affordable.

Official Airport Parking Page

This page offers information on various options that are both convenient and economical.  The site provides rates, live availability, and up-to-date news.  There is also information on links to the flights, passengers, and the airport itself.

Prices at On Air Parking, however, are the best rates you’ll get at BLI. We offer off-airport parking for a mere $7.99 a day! Once you book with us, the address of your parking lot will be emailed with you and away you go! Our lots offer free shuttle services to and from the airport, and you may cancel at any time for any reason. On Air Parking is, hands down, your low-price leader for airport parking. 

Hotel Parking with Airport Shuttle Service

Many travelers are learning the park, stay, and fly luxury that many hotels offer these days.  They can stay at the hotel the night before and take the complimentary shuttle to the airport, all while never moving their vehicle. There are several hotels within 0.2 to 1.3 miles of Bellingham International Airport that offer park, stay and fly packages and complimentary shuttle service to and from the terminals.

Holiday Inn & Suites

Distance from BLI: 0.2 miles

4260 Mitchell Way, Bellingham, WA 98226

Phone: (360) 746-6844

Best Western Plus

Distance from BLI: 0.7 miles

3985 Bennett Dr, Bellingham, WA 98225

Phone: (360) 676-7700

Hampton Inn

Distance from BLI: 1.2 miles

1055 W Bakerview Rd, Bellingham, WA 98226

Phone: (360) 812-7200

SpringHill Suites by Marriott

Distance from BLI: 1.3 miles

4040 Northwest Ave, Bellingham, WA 98226

Phone: (360) 714-9600

Home2 Suites by Hilton

Distance from BLI: 1.3 miles

805 Home Ln, Bellingham, WA 98226

Phone: (360) 734-3111

Local Eateries

Although there are several places to grab a bite to eat near the Bellingham International Airport, those that rated with the most stars are:

Scotty Browns BLI – Restaurant

4255 Mitchell Way, Bellingham, WA 98226

Chill restaurant & bar with elevated takes on pub fare such as burgers & pizza, plus weekend brunch.

Northwater Restaurant – American

4260 Mitchell Way, Bellingham, WA 98226

American bistro fare with happy hour & brunch in a lodge-style space with ample patio seating.

Mykonos Greek Restaurant – Greek

1650 W Bakerview Rd, Bellingham, WA 98226

Greek & Mediterranean plates are presented in an ornate space with a separate cocktail lounge.

Dine-in Curbside pickup No-contact delivery

The Birch Door Café – Restaurant

4192 Meridian St, Bellingham, WA 98226

Hearty, homemade breakfast-&-lunch fare, plus beer & wine, served in a charming wood cabin.

Dine-in Curbside pickup Delivery

Asian 1 in Bellingham – Asian

4285 Meridian St #101, Bellingham, WA 98226

Pan-Asian fare with gluten-free & vegan options, served in modern digs with martini bar.

Dine-in Curbside pickup No-contact delivery

Shari’s Café and Pies – Family Friendly

3904 Meridian St, Bellingham, WA 98225

Family-friendly chain of sit-down cafes serving an all-American menu 24 hours a day.

Dine-in Curbside pickup Delivery

Airport Parking Coupon Codes

Looking for cheap airport parking coupons near Bellingham International Airport? We have found an option for you!

COUPON WEBSITE CODE SAVINGS
On Air Parking FallFestival $2.00 off