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There are 6 ways to get from Ellensburg to Spokane by bus, car, train, plane or shuttle

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Ellensburg, Wa to Spokane, Wa 1276 / ...

$32 - $66

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Drive, train  •  5h 23m

  1. Drive from Ellensburg to Wenatchee Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Wenatchee Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak Station Empire Builder

$42 - $100

Bus Amtrak Thruway  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Ellensburg to Quincy Apple Line
  2. Take the bus from Quincy, WA to Spokane, WA 8848

Drive  •  2h 53m

  1. Drive from Ellensburg to Spokane 173.8 miles

$17 - $25

Fly from Yakima  •  5h 26m

  1. Fly from Yakima (YKM) to Spokane (GEG) YKM - GEG

$199 - $926

Shuttle to Seattle, fly  •  5h 9m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ellensburg, WA - CWU Starbucks to SeaTac Station
  2. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Spokane (GEG) SEA - GEG

$107 - $291

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The cheapest way to get from Ellensburg to Spokane is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 2h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Ellensburg to Spokane is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 2h 53m.

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The distance between Ellensburg and Spokane is 154 miles. The road distance is 173.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Ellensburg to Spokane without a car is to bus which takes 3h 19m and costs $30 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Ellensburg to Spokane, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Ellensburg to Spokane is to bus which takes 3h 19m and costs $30 - $70. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $190 - $950 and takes 5h 26m.

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There is no direct flight from Yakima Airport to Spokane Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 35m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ellensburg to Spokane is 174 miles. It takes approximately 2h 53m to drive from Ellensburg to Spokane.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. offers flights from Yakima Airport to Spokane Airport.

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There are 74+ hotels available in Spokane. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ellensburg to Spokane.
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  • Distance: 154 miles
  • Duration: 3h 19m

What companies run services between Ellensburg, WA, USA and Spokane, WA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Ellensburg to Spokane twice daily. Tickets cost $22 - $55 and the journey takes 3h 15m. Alternatively, Alaska Airlines, Inc. flies from Ellensburg to Spokane hourly.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Yakima to Spokane via Seattle
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Yakima to Spokane via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Yakima to Spokane via Seattle, Boise
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Spokane
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Seattle to Spokane via Portland
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Spokane
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Wenatchee Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Ellensburg, Wa to Spokane, Wa
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Apple Line
Phone
800-366-6975
Email
team@busnws.com
Website
appleline.us
Bus from Ellensburg to Quincy
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
appleline.us
Book at
secure.airporter.com
Amtrak Thruway

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Quincy, WA to Spokane, WA
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
BellAir Airporter Shuttle
Phone
+1 866-235-5247
Email
shuttle@airporter.com
Website
airporter.com
Shuttle from Ellensburg, WA - CWU Starbucks to SeaTac Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
airporter.com

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The best way to get from Ellensburg to Yakima Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 5m and costs $17 - $24.

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