There are 8 ways to get from Sacramento to Spokane by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly from Sacramento  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Spokane (GEG) SMF - GEG

$124 - $604

Cheapest option

Bus  •  21 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Portland, Or 1420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Spokane, Wa 6912

$96 - $245

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Train to Oakland, fly  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Spokane (GEG) OAK - GEG

$168 - $421

Train to San Jose, fly  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Spokane (GEG) SJC - GEG

$148 - $629

Bus to San Francisco, fly  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Spokane (GEG) SFO - GEG

$124 - $524

Train  •  24 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Portland Union Station Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Spokane Amtrak Empire Builder

$152 - $425

Bus via Tacoma, Wa  •  26 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Tacoma, Wa 1420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tacoma Greyhound to Spokane 736

$124 - $281

Drive  •  15 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Spokane 821.4 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Spokane is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 15 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Spokane is to fly which costs $120 - $650 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to Spokane. However, there are services departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at Spokane, Wa via Portland, Or. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sacramento to Spokane. However, there are services departing from Sacramento Amtrak and arriving at Spokane Amtrak via Portland Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 1 min.

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The distance between Sacramento and Spokane is 663 miles. The road distance is 821.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Spokane without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 10 min and costs $95 - $250.

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It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Sacramento to Spokane, including transfers.

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Sacramento to Spokane bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Sacramento, Ca station.

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Sacramento to Spokane train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Sacramento Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Spokane is to fly which takes 3 h 48 min and costs $120 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $95 - $250 and takes 21 h 10 min, you could also train, which costs $150 - $430 and takes 24 h 1 min.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Spokane.
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  • Distance: 663.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 48 min

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Spokane, WA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Delta fly from Sacramento to Spokane every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sacramento to Spokane via Portland, Or in around 21 h 10 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Sacramento to Spokane via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Sacramento to Spokane via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Spokane via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Spokane via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Spokane via Boise
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Spokane via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Spokane via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Spokane via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from San Francisco to Spokane via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Sacramento to Spokane
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Sacramento to Spokane via Boise
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Spokane
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Spokane
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Spokane via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sacramento to Spokane via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Sacramento to Spokane via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Spokane via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from San Jose to Spokane via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Spokane via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Spokane via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Spokane via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Spokane
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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 Sacramento Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
15 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Room
$380 - $550
Train from Portland Union Station to Spokane Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
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 Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Portland, Or to Spokane, Wa
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Tacoma, Wa
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $190

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