How to Reach Spokane - The Easiest Way to Reach Spokane


  • By Plane: Spokane International Airport serves the city of Spokane. Although the airport is called International, there are no internationally scheduled flights. The nearest Seattle/Tacoma International Airport helps connect Spokane with the major international destinations. Seattle/Tacoma International Airport can be reached by catching a flight from Spokane Airport and it takes only about 45 minutes. From Spokane Airport to the city center, you have to ride on a taxi.
  • By Train: Spokane can be reached by the Empire builder Amtrak train that operates daily between Chicago and Seattle.
  • By Bus: Spokane is well-served by private bus operators like Greyhound, Wheatland Express, Bellair Charters, and Northwestern Trailways.


  • By Bus: Getting around Spokane is easy with the local bus service of Spokane Transit (STA). There are hourly and daily passes too.
  • By Car: Renting a car in Spokane is not difficult. If you interested in exploring even the remote areas of Spokane at your own pace, then renting a car is the best thing to do.
  • By Bike: The city of Spokane with its improved bicycle infrastructure is fairly good for cyclists. To have the best experience ride along the Centennial trail.

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Modes of Transportation in Spokane

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Spokane. The most preferred mode of transport in Spokane is Car.

Average distance: 21.24 km Average time: 24.46 min

  • Car 88.46%
    Driving 23 min Walking 0.11 min Overall average time for 21.55 kms 23.11 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 3.85%
    Bus 20 min Waiting 15 min Walking 5 min Overall average time for 11.27 kms 40 min
  • Walking 3.85%
    Walking 20 min Driving 20 min Overall average time for 24.14 kms 40 min

How to Reach Spokane from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Glenrose to Spokane 10.27 km 10 mins
Liberty lake to Spokane 34.86 km 34 mins
Otis orchards to Spokane 35.55 km 35 mins
Post falls to Spokane 52.81 km 52 mins
Walla walla to Spokane 131.34 km 2 hours 11 mins
Tonasket to Spokane 230.42 km 3 hours 50 mins
Boise to Spokane 243.17 km 4 hours 3 mins
Banff to Spokane 270.05 km 4 hours 30 mins
Ellensburg to Spokane 348.45 km 5 hours 48 mins
Calgary to Spokane 408.28 km 6 hours 48 mins
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