There are 3 ways to get from Whitefish to Spokane by train, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Whitefish Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak Empire Builder

$45 - $120

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Whitefish to Spokane 255.7 miles

$25 - $40

Fly  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Kalispell (FCA) to Spokane (GEG) FCA - GEG

$207 - $844

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The cheapest way to get from Whitefish to Spokane is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 5 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Whitefish to Spokane is to fly which costs $200 - $850 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Whitefish Amtrak and arriving at Spokane Amtrak. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

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The distance between Whitefish and Spokane is 153 miles. The road distance is 255.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Whitefish to Spokane without a car is to train which takes 5 h 24 min and costs $45 - $120.

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The train from Whitefish Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak takes 5 h 24 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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The best way to get from Whitefish to Spokane is to train which takes 5 h 24 min and costs $45 - $120. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $200 - $850 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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There is no direct flight from Kalispell Airport to Spokane Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Spokane is 1 h behind Whitefish. It is currently 9:27 PM in Whitefish and 8:27 PM in Spokane.

Map of how to get from Whitefish to Spokane.
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  • Distance: 153 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Whitefish to Spokane 3 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 5 h 24 min. Alternatively, Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and United Airlines fly from Whitefish to Spokane hourly.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Kalispell to Spokane via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Kalispell to Spokane via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Kalispell to Spokane via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Kalispell to Spokane via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kalispell to Spokane via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Kalispell to Spokane via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Kalispell to Spokane via Salt Lake City, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kalispell to Spokane via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
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 Whitefish Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310

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Whitefish to Spokane train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Spokane Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Whitefish to Spokane is 256 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to drive from Whitefish to Spokane.

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United Airlines, Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Kalispell Airport to Spokane Airport.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Spokane. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Whitefish to Kalispell Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs $35 - $45.

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