There are 5 ways to get from San Diego to Spokane by plane, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Spokane (GEG) SAN - GEG

$134 - $604

4 alternative options

Bus  •  32 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Portland, Or
  3. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Spokane, Wa

$148 - $375

Bus via Tacoma, Wa  •  38 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to Los Angeles
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tacoma, Wa
  3. Take the bus from Tacoma Greyhound to Spokane 736

$193 - $429

Train  •  41 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Portland Union Station
  3. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Spokane Amtrak

$243 - $704

Drive  •  23 h 6 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Spokane 1482 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Spokane is to drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 23 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Spokane is to fly which costs $130 - $650 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Spokane. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Spokane, Wa via Los Angeles, Ca and Portland, Or. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from San Diego to Spokane. However, there are services departing from San Diego Santa Fe Depot and arriving at Spokane Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and Portland Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 49 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Spokane is 1039 miles. The road distance is 1482 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Spokane without a car is to bus which takes 32 h 47 min and costs $140 - $380.

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from San Diego to Spokane, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Spokane.
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  • Distance: 1038.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from San Diego to Spokane hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Spokane via Los Angeles, Ca and Portland, Or in around 32 h 47 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Spokane via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Spokane via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Spokane via San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Spokane via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Spokane
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Spokane via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Spokane via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Spokane via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
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 San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
29 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Coach Seat
$320 - $460
Room
$600 - $850
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.

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 San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
22 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
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 Los Angeles, Ca to Tacoma, Wa
Ave. Duration
26 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $180
Flexible
$200 - $270
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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