There are 5 ways to get from Ellensburg to Spokane by bus, car, train, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  3 h 19 min

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

$32 - $66

4 alternative options

Drive, train  •  5 h 23 min

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

$42 - $100

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Ellensburg to Spokane 173.8 miles

$17 - $25

Fly from Yakima  •  5 h 58 min

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

$199 - $926

Shuttle to Seattle, fly  •  5 h 25 min

  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

Questions & Answers

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 3 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min 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 3 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 5 h 58 min.

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There is no direct flight from Yakima Airport to Spokane Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 52 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ellensburg to Spokane is 174 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 53 min 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 70+ hotels available in Spokane. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ellensburg to Yakima Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 5 min and costs .

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

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Ellensburg to Spokane hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Delta fly from Ellensburg to Spokane every 2 hours.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Yakima to Spokane via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Yakima to Spokane via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Spokane
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Seattle to Spokane via Portland
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Spokane
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Wenatchee Columbia Station to Spokane Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
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
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
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
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
airporter.com

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