The cheapest times to fly from PDX to GEG are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • May 7th to July 22nd
  • October 8th to November 25th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from PDX to GEG is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $292 for Friday flights during mid March, or as low as $162 for Tuesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Spokane

Flying from Portland, OR (PDX) to Spokane, WA (GEG) will usually cost between $162 to $211 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $162. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $247. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $85 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $184 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PDX to GEG flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PDX to GEG route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

PDX to GEG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PDX to GEG flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Portland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.41, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $17 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $179. Return trip prices are from the GEG to PDX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from PDX to GEG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 29 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from PDX to GEG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Eastern Oregon Regional at Pendleton Airport (PDT) in Pendleton, OR

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from GEG
  • Usually 28.80% less expensive than GEG
  • Nonstop flights available

See PDX to PDT flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PDX to GEG? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Spokane International Airport to Portland International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 278 miles or 447 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PDX to GEG?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PDX to GEG flight is about 1 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Portland, OR and Spokane, WA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from PDX to GEG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PDX
Origination airport name Portland International Airport
City Portland, OR
Country the United States
Latitude 45.6
Longitude -122.6

Return Airport

Destination code GEG
Destination airport name Spokane International Airport
City Spokane, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 47.6
Longitude -117.5


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from PDX to GEG tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 0% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 100% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave GEG heading for PDX about 8 minutes early. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Spokane, WA is about 10 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 8 minutes early
  • Some airlines not reporting


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