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

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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Shuttle, bus  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Great Falls, MT to Butte, MT
  2. Take the bus from Butte, MT to Missoula, MT 933 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Missoula, Mt to Spokane, Wa

$90 - $153

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  12 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Great Falls, MT - Transit Transfer Center to Shelby Amtrak Orange Route
  2. Take the train from Shelby Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak Empire Builder

$65 - $180

4 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Great Falls to Spokane 403.2 miles

$35 - $60

Fly Great Falls to Spokane  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Great Falls (GTF) to Spokane (GEG) GTF - GEG

$160 - $712

Shuttle to Helena, fly to Spokane  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Great Falls, MT to Helena, MT
  2. Fly from Helena (HLN) to Spokane (GEG) HLN - GEG

$174 - $708

Fly Great Falls to Pullman, Amtrak Thruway  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Great Falls (GTF) to Pullman (PUW) GTF - PUW
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Pullman, WA to Spokane, WA

$288 - $1,162

Questions & Answers

The distance between Great Falls and Spokane is 287 miles. The road distance is 403.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Great Falls to Spokane without a car is to shuttle and bus which takes 10 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 46 min to get from Great Falls to Spokane, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Great Falls Airport to Spokane Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 51 min and has one stopover.

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Spokane is 1 h behind Great Falls. It is currently 6:40 AM in Great Falls and 5:40 AM in Spokane.

Yes, the driving distance between Great Falls to Spokane is 403 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to drive from Great Falls to Spokane.

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United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Delta offer flights from Great Falls 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 Great Falls to Great Falls Airport is to bus which takes 35 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Great Falls to Spokane.
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  • Distance: 287.4 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 46 min

What companies run services between Great Falls, MT, USA and Spokane, WA, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and United Airlines fly from Great Falls to Spokane hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Great Falls to Spokane via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Great Falls to Spokane via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Great Falls to Spokane via Salt Lake City, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Helena to Spokane via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Helena to Spokane via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Helena to Spokane via Salt Lake City, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Great Falls to Spokane via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Great Falls to Spokane via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Great Falls to Spokane via Seattle, Boise
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Helena to Spokane via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Helena to Spokane via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Great Falls to Pullman via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Great Falls to Spokane via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Helena to Spokane via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
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 Shelby Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $390
Bus operators
Salt Lake Express
Phone
+1 208-656-8824
Email
info@saltlakeexpress.com
Website
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Great Falls, MT to Butte, MT
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Great Falls, MT to Helena, MT
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Butte, MT to Missoula, MT
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Missoula, Mt to Spokane, Wa
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
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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
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Pullman, WA to Spokane, WA
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
amtrak.com

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