Transportation & Maps - Travel Through Spokane
Getting to Spokane is as hassle-free as exploring our gracious region. The Spokane International Airport is known for its ease of access. You'll be pleasantly surprised by short TSA lines and quick baggage claims. Within 10 to 15 minutes of arriving you’ll be at your location’s doorstep. Here you'll find everything you need for getting to and getting around Spokane.
Getting To Spokane
Spokane is home to the second-largest airport in Washington. With 8 airlines providing direct flights, it's easy to get to Spokane. The Spokane International Airport is one of the most efficient in the country. Step off the plane and navigate through the terminals and baggage claim quickly and stress-free.
Direct Flights To Spokane
SPOKANE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT QUICK FACTS
- 2nd largest airport in Washington State
- 8 passenger airlines service Spokane including Alaska, Allegiant, American, Delta, Southwest, United, Avelo and Frontier
- 8 rental car agencies on-site
- Centrally located curbside taxi service
- Spokane Transit Authority provides bus services from Spokane International to the transportation plaza located in downtown Spokane
- Nonstop service to 19 destinations throughout the United States
- Located only 6.5 miles and 12 minutes from the heart of downtown Spokane
Getting Around Spokane
Once you’re here, getting around is simple. All the usual suspects are available to help you get to your hotel. Grab a cab, Uber, or Lyft. Public transportation is also available. When you’re downtown, hop on a Lime scooter or bike. Downtown Spokane is compact, safe, and walkable. Take a stroll down bustling streets, wander through Riverfront Park, and make sure you walk the Centennial Trail.
The City Line
Spokane’s Bus Rapid Transit Line
The Spokane City Line offers convenient streetcar-like travel throughout our downtown and university districts by way of all-electric, zero emission buses.
15-minute frequency, Monday through Saturday, 30-minute frequency on Sundays.
Near-level boarding, off-board ticketing, real-time signage, distinctively-branded buses and district-themed boarding stations designed by local artists.
City Line Route
The six-mile route between Spokane’s historic Browne’s Addition and Spokane Community College connects at several stops through the downtown core and the University District.
Cost: $15-$20 for UberX to from GEG to downtown Spokane
One tap and a car comes directly to you. Your driver knows exactly where to go and payment is completely cash-free.
Cost: $18 — $32 from GEG to downtown Spokane
Take Lyft for an affordable ride in minutes. Just request a ride on the app and you’ll be on your way.
Lime Bikes & Scooters
Check out our custom Lime Scooter routes around Spokane and learn about important safety information. Download the app and go exploring.
Spokane Transit Bus Routes
Cost: $2.00 two-hour pass, $4.00 day pass
Spokane Transit Authority (STA) provides bus service throughout the Greater Spokane region.
Spokane Trail Information
There's no shortage of trails for walking, biking, scootering or running in Spokane. The 40-mile-long Centennial Trail spans from 9 Mile to the Idaho border. Hop on the trail in the heart of downtown and head west toward Riverside State Park or east toward Spokane Valley and the Idaho border. Whatever you choose, we encourage visitors to hop on our trails to further explore our region.
Centennial Trail Information
Hike, bike or skate on the 40-mile Spokane River Centennial Trail, which has 18 marked trailheads and spans two states, Washington and Idaho.
Hiking Trails Near Spokane
If you love to hike or mountain bike look no further than the surrounding Spokane area for our favorite trails that both locals and visitors are sure to enjoy.
When you visit Spokane for the first time, it's helpful to know about our several distinct districts. You’ll find something new in Spokane’s different neighborhoods and you'll notice that each one has its own unique personality. Check out the list of districts we recommend seeking out.