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Centralia - Spokane Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

3 trains operate daily from Centralia to Spokane. The train trip from Centralia to Spokane is usually about 13 hours and 13 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak train can get you there in as little as 10 hours and 26 minutes.

Distance268 mi (431 km)
Fastest train10h 26m
Lowest price$54.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Centralia to Spokane

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Joseph

July 7, 2023- Visiting family

Amtrak

Pros: Comfort. Cons: Food.

What is the price of a train ticket from Centralia to Spokane?

In the last month, the average price of a train ticket from Centralia to Spokane was $76.00. Good news! You can find the cheapest tickets if you book your trip at least 24 days prior to the travel date. You’ll likely pay around $114.15 more if you wait to book until the last minute.

Monthly avg. prices

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Mark your calendar for April if you want to score the cheapest train tickets from Centralia to Spokane. You’ll find the best deals during this time of year, when tickets cost an average of $70. If you're planning a trip from Centralia to Spokane during December, bear in mind that ticket prices are usually higher during this month. Expect to pay about $142 for your train ticket, unless you book well in advance and find an even better deal.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Planning ahead pays off when it comes to booking your train trip from Centralia to Spokane. By reserving your ticket on Wanderu at least 24 days before departure, you can save around $114.15. Don't miss out on these savings — book in advance!

Which train should you take from Centralia to Spokane?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Centralia to Spokane. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak313h 13m$125.96
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 3 Amtrak trains from Centralia to Spokane every day, as well as 3 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $54.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Centralia and Spokane is approximately 268 miles, or 431 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 13 hours and 13 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours and 26 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Centralia to Spokane on Tuesday. Tickets for Tuesday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Thursday. Thursday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

The earliest train departs Centralia at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 1:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Spokane to Centralia.

City Information

Spokane

As the second-largest city in the state, Spokane is a family-friendly Washington destination that offers plenty of fun for everyone. The first thing you should do is explore the numerous lakes that the city is blessed with. Offering idyllic views as well as the chance to enjoy outdoor recreational activities, the local lakes allow you to fill an entire day with plenty of fun. The best choice would be Lake Pend Oreille, which features still water and a calm vibe. While you’re in town, check out Riverfront Park. Voted one of the most beautiful urban parks in the U.S. by National Geographic, the park sits on the bank of the Spokane River, offering a great chance for you to unwind and get lost in nature. If you seek a cultural experience, Corbin Art Center might just have what you need.

Spokane greets its hungry visitors with plenty of farm-to-table restaurants, which offer the freshest produce. Some local favorites you should check out include Gander & Ryegrass, Spencer’s for Steaks and Chops, or Churchill’s Steakhouse.

Spokane’s main hub of transportation is the bus & train station at 221 W 1st Ave right in the heart of the city’s downtown area. From there, you can catch buses to various cities like Seattle, Missoula and Portland, as well as trains to San Francisco, Chicago and Salt Lake City, among many other places. Spokane is served by Amtrak’s Empire Builder line. The city’s main airport is Spokane International Airport, situated 5 miles west of downtown.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Centralia?

Main departure station: 210 Railroad Ave

There is one train station in Centralia.

All train stations in Centralia:

  • 210 Railroad Ave

Where is the train station in Spokane?

Spokane Intermodal Center - 221 W 1st Ave  - SPKAMT-0

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Spokane Intermodal Center - 221 W 1st Ave  - SPKAMT-1

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Main arrival station: Spokane Intermodal Center - 221 W 1st Ave

The Spokane Intermodal Center on 1st Ave is Spokane’s primary hub for bus and train service. The city’s original train station was built at this location in 1891, and the red brick building has since been remodeled and expanded to include intercity bus service, too. Today, passengers can catch the iconic Amtrak Empire Builder train along its route from Chicago to Seattle or Portland, or hop on a FlixBus US or Jefferson Lines bus heading to destinations throughout the Northwest. The station is just north of I-90 and centrally located in Spokane, within a mile of the sprawling Riverfront Park, the Spokane Convention Center, and Gonzaga University.

All train stations in Spokane:

  • Spokane Intermodal Center - 221 W 1st Ave

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