How 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.