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

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Bus  •  5 h 25 min

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

$30 - $85

4 alternative options

Train  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak Empire Builder

$55 - $150

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Spokane 281.3 miles

$27 - $40

Fly to Spokane  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Spokane (GEG) SEA - GEG

$75 - $246

Fly to Pullman, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Pullman (PUW) SEA - PUW
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Pullman, WA to Spokane, WA

$166 - $462

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Spokane is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Spokane is to fly which costs $75 - $250 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Spokane, Wa. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak station and arriving at Spokane Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h.

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The distance between Seattle and Spokane is 230 miles. The road distance is 281.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Spokane without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 25 min and costs $30 - $85.

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The bus from Seattle, Wa to Spokane, Wa takes 5 h 25 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Seattle to Spokane bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Seattle, Wa station.

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Seattle to Spokane train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Seattle King Street Station Amtrak.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Spokane is to bus which takes 5 h 25 min and costs $30 - $85. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $150 and takes 8 h, you could also fly, which costs $75 - $250 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Spokane Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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Seattle to Spokane bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Spokane, Wa station.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Spokane.
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  • Distance: 229.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Seattle to Spokane hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Seattle to Spokane twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 8 h.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Spokane
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Seattle to Spokane via Portland
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Seattle to Pullman
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Spokane
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Spokane, Wa
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $80
Northwestern Trailways
Phone
+1 800-366-6975
Website
northwesterntrailways.com
Bus from Seattle Greyhound to Spokane
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Schedules at
northwesterntrailways.com
Bus from Pullman to Spokane
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
northwesterntrailways.com
Amtrak Thruway
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Seattle, WA to Spokane, WA
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Bus from Pullman, WA to Spokane, WA
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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