Spokane, WA (SPK)

A city landmark since 1891, the Spokane station is where the Portland and Seattle sections of the Empire Builder are joined (east-bound) or separated (west-bound).

221 West 1st Avenue
Spokane, WA 99201

Station Hours

Annual Station Revenue (2016): $4,473,430
Annual Station Ridership (2016): 51,211
  • Facility Ownership: City of Spokane
  • Parking Lot Ownership: City of Spokane
  • Platform Ownership: City of Spokane
  • Track Ownership: BNSF Railway

Empire Builder

Rob Eaton
Regional Contact
For information about Amtrak fares and schedules, please call 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245).

Renovation of the historic Spokane station was completed in 1994 with funding from the city of Spokane, the state of Washington, the Federal Railroad Administration, Greyhound and Amtrak. The station serves as an intermodal facility for local transit services, Greyhound and Amtrak.

Amtrak provides ticketing and baggage services at this station, which is served by two daily trains. At Spokane, the westboundEmpire Builder splits into two sections, with one heading to Seattle and the other to Portland. The eastbound sections from Portland and Seattle join in Spokane and head to Chicago.


  • 60 Short Term Parking Spaces
  • 60 Long Term Parking Spaces
  • Accessible Payphones
  • Accessible Platform
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Accessible Ticket Office
  • Accessible Waiting Room
  • Accessible Water Fountain
  • Bike Boxes
  • Checked Baggage
  • Dedicated Parking
  • Elevator
  • Elevator Accessible
  • Enclosed Waiting Area
  • Help With Luggage
  • High Platform
  • Pay Phones
  • Quik Trak Kiosk
  • Restrooms
  • Shipping Boxes
  • Ticket Office
  • Wheelchair