There are 9 ways to get from Arkansas to California by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly Fayetteville to Los Angeles  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Fayetteville (XNA) to Los Angeles (LAX) XNA - LAX

$325 - $993

Cheapest option

Bus  •  36 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Little Rock, Ar to Dallas, Tx 1537
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca 1403

$167 - $434

7 alternative options

Fly Fort Smith to San Diego  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Fort Smith (FSM) to San Diego (SAN) FSM - SAN

$275 - $1,118

Fly Fayetteville to San Francisco  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Fayetteville (XNA) to San Francisco (SFO) XNA - SFO

$243 - $791

Fly Little Rock to San Diego  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Little Rock (LIT) to San Diego (SAN) LIT - SAN

$205 - $856

Fly Little Rock to Los Angeles  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Little Rock (LIT) to Los Angeles (LAX) LIT - LAX

$201 - $664

Fly Fort Smith to Santa Ana  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Fort Smith (FSM) to Santa Ana (SNA) FSM - SNA

$272 - $1,134

Train  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Little Rock Union Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Texas Eagle

$260 - $800

Drive  •  25 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Little Rock to Los Angeles 1676.2 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arkansas to California is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 25 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arkansas to California is to fly which takes 4 h 45 min and costs $320 - $1,000.

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The distance between Arkansas and California is 2366 km. The road distance is 2682 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Arkansas to California, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Little Rock Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 days 4 h.

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What companies run services between Arkansas, USA and California, USA?

Allegiant Air, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Bentonville to Los Angeles hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Little Rock to Los Angeles via Verizon Plaza, Little Rock, Ar, Dallas, Tx, Los Angeles, Ca, and 7th / Decatur in around 36 h 37 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fayetteville to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,900
Flights from Fayetteville to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,900
Flights from Fort Smith to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Fort Smith to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Fort Smith to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Fayetteville to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Fayetteville to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Fayetteville to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Little Rock to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Little Rock to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Fort Smith to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Fort Smith to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fayetteville to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from Fayetteville to Los Angeles via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from Fayetteville to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Fayetteville to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Fayetteville to San Francisco via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Little Rock to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Little Rock to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Little Rock to Los Angeles via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from Little Rock to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Little Rock to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Little Rock to San Diego via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Little Rock to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Little Rock to San Diego via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Little Rock to Los Angeles via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from Little Rock to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from Little Rock to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Smith to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Fayetteville to San Francisco via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Flights from Little Rock to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Fort Smith to Santa Ana via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Fayetteville to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Little Rock to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Little Rock to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Little Rock Union Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Flexi Coach Seat
$460 - $650
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Room
$950 - $1,400
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Little Rock, Ar to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
29 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340

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