Multi-Ride Punch Cards: Information & Online Purchase

Whatcom Chief Ferry Multi-Ride Punch Card Terms & Conditions

  1. All Sales are final. No refunds or credits will be issued if you purchase the incorrect multi-ride ticket type.
  2. All fares are round-trip and collected in route from Gooseberry Point to Lummi Island.
  3. All children under age 19 have free year-round passenger and pedestrian passage. Valid identification may be requested.
  4. Valid identification may be requested from passengers presenting a discounted ticket.
  5. Multi-ride tickets are valid until the next fare change. A press release will be sent out including information on unused tickets.
  6. Any vehicle, bus, motor home, or trailer occupying more than 1 ferry lane shall be charged a 50% surcharge. The surcharge will consist of 50% added to the total charge. In addition, vehicles towing over-width trailers shall also be charged a 50% surcharge.
  7. All trucks shall be charged regular round trip rates based on legal license capacity.
  8. Vehicles over 40,000 pounds need special permission from the captain to board, including a weight slip. Maximum weight limit is 50,000 pounds. Call the Department of Public Works at 360-778-6200 for further information. Minus tide restrictions may apply.
  9. Vehicles over 57 feet are not allowed on the ferry.
  10. Punch cards purchased via the web are mailed to the shipping address the next business day from the Public Works Administration Office.
  11. Punch Cards purchased via the website are not available for pick-up aboard the Whatcom Chief.
  12. Receipts will be emailed to the address entered online during purchase.  

Online Payment

  • Multi-ride punch cards may be purchased online via credit card.
  • Single use passes may only be purchased on the ferry.
  • For credit and debit cards, a 2.35% convenience fee is added to the purchase price, with a minimum fee of $2.  Whatcom County does not receive any portion of the convenience fees. 
  • All sales are final and non-refundable.
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