The flight time from Seattle to Spokane is 59 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves SEA Seattle, WA 2 minutes early.
14 minutes taxiing out
41 minutes in the air
4 minutes taxiing in
Arrives GEG Spokane, WA 4 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
90%
Alaska
86%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Seattle to Spokane is 59 minutes. The time spent in the air is 41 minutes.

The flight distance from Seattle to Spokane is 224 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Spokane to Seattle
1 hour, 9 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Delta
59m
Alaska
59m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 15m 30m 45m1h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

130

Distance

224 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun05101520

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Alaska
84
Delta
46

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Seattle from Spokane by plane?

The distance from Seattle to Spokane by plane is 224 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Seattle to Spokane?

The flight time from Seattle to Spokane is 59 minutes. The time spent in the air is 41 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Delta being the fastest taking 59 minutes, and Alaska the slowest taking 59 minutes.

What airlines fly from Seattle to Spokane?

Delta and Alaska are the airlines with direct flights from Seattle to Spokane.

Does Southwest fly from Seattle to Spokane?

Southwest does not fly from Seattle (SEA) to Spokane (GEG). Keep in mind that Southwest may fly to other nearby airports, as they will often fly into smaller airpors instead of larger ones. This is because the costs are often lower to fly into smaller airports, and they pass the savings on to you.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Seattle 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 14 minutes
In the Air 41 minutes
Taxiing In 4 minutes
Arrives Spokane 4 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Seattle to Spokane, Alaska is 86% reliable, which means that Alaska flights are on time 86% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 90% 8% 2%
Alaska 86% 12% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Seattle and Spokane, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Delta 15 40 4 59
Alaska 13 41 4 59

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
9am 1.24
12pm 0.53
6pm 0.45
4pm 0.5
10pm 0.97
5pm 1.43
7pm 1.39
3pm 1.79
7am 1.62
8pm 0.87
2pm 0.44
8am 0.52
6am 0.44
10am 0.61
1pm 1.4
11pm 0.87
9pm 1.43
11am 1.78

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Seattle to Spokane that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 493
February 439
March 521
April 506
May 585
June 676
July 670
August 674
September 630
October 611
November 521
December 472

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Seattle to Spokane that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 19.23
Tuesday 18.88
Wednesday 18.56
Thursday 18.87
Friday 18.85
Saturday 17.77
Sunday 18.58

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
Alaska 2
Delta 1

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
9am 15 41 4 60
12pm 12 41 4 58
6pm 13 43 4 60
4pm 12 42 4 58
10pm 13 40 4 58
5pm 12 41 4 57
7pm 14 40 4 59
3pm 14 40 4 59
7am 14 41 4 60
8pm 14 39 4 57
2pm 12 43 4 59
8am 14 42 4 61
6am 14 39 4 58
10am 20 41 4 66
1pm 14 40 4 59
11pm 13 40 4 58
9pm 16 40 4 60
11am 19 39 4 63
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.