The flight time from Spokane to Seattle is 1 hour, 11 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves GEG Spokane, WA 4 minutes early.
14 minutes taxiing out
47 minutes in the air
8 minutes taxiing in
Arrives SEA Seattle, WA 5 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Alaska
85%
Delta
85%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Spokane to Seattle is 1 hour, 11 minutes. The time spent in the air is 47 minutes.

The flight distance from Spokane to Seattle is 224 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Seattle to Spokane
1 hour, 1 minute

Flight Time By Airline ?

Alaska
1h 11m
Delta
1h 11m
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)

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Flights Per Week

160

Distance

224 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0510152025

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Alaska
106
Delta
53

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Spokane from Seattle by plane?

The distance from Spokane to Seattle 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 Spokane to Seattle?

The flight time from Spokane to Seattle is 1 hour, 11 minutes. The time spent in the air is 47 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Alaska being the fastest taking 1 hour, 11 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 1 hour, 11 minutes.

What airlines fly from Spokane to Seattle?

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

Does Southwest fly from Spokane to Seattle?

Southwest does not fly from Spokane (GEG) to Seattle (SEA). 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 Spokane 4 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 14 minutes
In the Air 47 minutes
Taxiing In 8 minutes
Arrives Seattle 5 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 Spokane to Seattle, Alaska is 85% reliable, which means that Alaska flights are on time 85% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Alaska 85% 14% 1%
Delta 85% 14% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Spokane and Seattle, 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)
Alaska 13 48 8 71
Delta 15 45 9 71

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
4pm 1.28
10am 0.99
7am 2.15
5am 1.94
2pm 0.69
8am 0.93
3pm 1.72
1pm 1.94
11am 2.12
6pm 1.06
5pm 1.34
9am 1.96
12pm 0.56
7pm 0.67
8pm 1.19
6am 1.25
9pm 0.79

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Spokane to Seattle 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 671
February 603
March 674
April 653
May 673
June 668
July 692
August 754
September 743
October 759
November 717
December 753

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Spokane to Seattle 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 23.5
Tuesday 24.08
Wednesday 23.75
Thursday 23.27
Friday 23.38
Saturday 19.88
Sunday 22.9

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)
4pm 13 47 8 70
10am 10 49 7 69
7am 17 46 9 74
5am 15 42 9 71
2pm 11 47 8 67
8am 15 48 8 74
3pm 14 47 7 70
1pm 15 45 8 69
11am 13 48 9 72
6pm 15 46 8 71
5pm 14 45 8 68
9am 15 48 9 75
12pm 11 49 8 71
7pm 15 49 6 74
8pm 12 50 8 72
6am 12 45 8 67
9pm 12 50 7 70
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.