Spokane, WA Airport Information
Spokane International Airport (GEG)
Approximate taxi fare: $20 USD
Located just nine miles west of downtown Spokane, Spokane International Airport is the second largest airport in the state of Washington. Providing an average of 180 daily flights to destinations throughout the United States and Canada, the airport serves an average of 3.5 million passengers a year. The clean, light-filled single terminal facility offers three concourses and 32 gates. Plans to expand Concourse C and construct a third runway in the coming years are underway.
Passengers may access many retail shops, kiosks and restaurants throughout the terminal, which also has free wireless Internet access. Spokane International Airport offers 5,000 garage and outdoor parking spaces with rates ranging from $7.50 per day to $63 per week. The airport is located within walking distance and via complimentary shuttle to the 167-room Spokane Airport Ramada, which features a full business center and even an indoor water park.
Airline carriers serving Spokane International Airport
- Alaska Airlines
- Delta Airlines
- Frontier Airlines
- Southwest Airlines
- United / United Express
- US Airways
Spokane, WA Train Information
Spokane Amtrak Station
The Spokane Amtrak station is located within the Spokane Intermodal Center at West 1st Avenue. The station serves the Empire Builder route which provides daily service between Chicago and the Pacific Northwest and stops in both Seattle and Portland.
Spokane, WA Public Transportation
Spokane Transit Authority (STA) Bus Line
Spokane's clean and efficient public bus system is provided by the Spokane Transit Authority (STA). STA operates 152 buses within a 143-square-mile service area, which spans Airway Heights, Cheney, Medical Lake, Millwood, Liberty Lake, Spokane and the Spokane Valley. Its 40 bus routes provide weekday, weekend and evening service.
STA provides direct access to the Spokane International Airport via Route 64 Airport, which runs hourly Monday through Friday from about 6 AM to 6 PM, and via Route 61 Highway 2, which runs hourly Monday through Friday from 6:30 to 9:30 PM, Saturday from 6:30 AM to 9:30 PM and Sunday from 8 AM to 7:30 PM.
Travelers can access the Spokane Convention Center via Route 1 Plaza/Arena Shuttle, which runs Monday through Friday from 6:30 AM to 7:30 PM, or via Route 25 Division, which runs Monday through Friday from 6:30 AM to 11:30 PM, Saturday from 6:30 AM to 10 PM and Sunday from 9 AM to 8 PM.
Bus fare is $1 per one-way ride for adults. Passengers under age 6 ride free. An adult monthly pass costs $33. A day pass is available for $2.50.
Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty are all represented at the Spokane International Airport. Rental car agency counters are located in the ground floor transportation center.
Visitors to Spokane can access several taxi companies outside of the Spokane International Airport baggage claim area. Visitors should expect to pay about $15 to $20 in taxi fare from the airport to downtown Spokane. Taxis can also be hailed on the street throughout the downtown region or found at hotel taxi stands.