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Travel Planning

With a variety of transportation options available, travel planning for a Spokane convention is convenient and easy. Once you arrive, the airport is only a nine minute drive from the Spokane Convention Center, located right downtown.  

In addition to air travel, meeting attendees can easily reach Spokane via car or train. And once you’re here, you’ll be able to walk everywhere. Our compact Convention District is situated in the heart of downtown Spokane’s shopping, dining and entertainment hub.

Read on for more detailed information on Spokane’s travel options.


Spokane International Airport, one of the Top 10 Most Efficient U.S. Airports, is located just eight miles west of the Spokane Convention Center and downtown.

110 daily flights, 28 direct and connecting cities, 548 domestic one-stop connections and 29 international one-stop connections.

The Ground Transportation Center provides hotel shuttles, limos and vans, plus major car rental companies and taxis. Lyft and Uber also available.



I-90 connects Spokane directly to several regional cities, including Seattle (4 hours), Missoula, Montana (3 hours) and Coeur d’Alene, Idaho (40 minutes).


Train or Bus

The Spokane Intermodal Center is located in the heart of downtown, within walking distance of the Spokane Convention Center.

Daily trips from Portland, Seattle, Chicago, Milwaukee and Minneapolis–St. Paul.


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Any Questions? Just Ask!


Visit Spokane is here to help. Go to our Visitor Information desk in the airport or our downtown kiosk at River Park Square mall. Or call us at 888.SPOKANE.