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There are 8 ways to get from Arkansas to New Mexico by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Texarkana to Roswell

  1. Fly from Texarkana (TXK) to Roswell (ROW)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Little Rock to Dallas
  2. Take the bus from Dallas to Amarillo
  3. Take the bus from Amarillo to Albuquerque

Fly Fort Smith to Roswell

  1. Fly from Fort Smith (FSM) to Roswell (ROW)

Fly Texarkana to Albuquerque

  1. Fly from Texarkana (TXK) to Albuquerque (ABQ)

Fly Fort Smith to Albuquerque

  1. Fly from Fort Smith (FSM) to Albuquerque (ABQ)

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Little Rock, AR to Kansas City, MO
  2. Take the train from Kansas City to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center

Train

  1. Take the train from Little Rock Union Station to St. Louis
  2. Take the train from St. Louis to Kansas City
  3. Take the train from Kansas City to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center

Drive

  1. Drive from Little Rock to Albuquerque

Arkansas to New Mexico by train

The train journey time between Arkansas and New Mexico is around 40h 50m and covers a distance of around 1530 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 9h 38m. The fastest train normally takes 40h 50m. Operated by Amtrak, the Arkansas to New Mexico train service departs from Little Rock Union Station and arrives in Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
31h 12m
Layover time:
9h 38m
Total time:
40h 50m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
40h 50m
Train distance:
1530 miles
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$178
Carbon emissions:
129 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
23:39
Last train departs at:
23:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Arkansas to New Mexico train schedules

Arkansas → New Mexico
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Travel within United States

Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800-232-4636

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in New Mexico is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in New Mexico is recommended.

The social distance requirement in New Mexico is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 27 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arkansas to New Mexico is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 13h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Arkansas to New Mexico is to fly which costs $240 - $800 and takes 4h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arkansas to New Mexico. However, there are services departing from Woodlane & Capitol and arriving at Albuquerque via River Cities Center, Little Rock, Dallas and Amarillo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Arkansas station to New Mexico. However, there are services departing from Little Rock Union Station and arriving at Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center via St. Louis and Kansas City. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 12m.

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The distance between Arkansas and New Mexico is 773 miles. The road distance is 886 miles.

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The best way to get from Arkansas to New Mexico without a car is to bus which takes 23h 28m and costs $110 - $190.

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It takes approximately 4h 58m to get from Arkansas to New Mexico, including transfers.

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Arkansas to New Mexico bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Little Rock station.

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Arkansas to New Mexico train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Little Rock Union Station.

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The best way to get from Arkansas to New Mexico is to fly which takes 4h 58m and costs $360 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $190 and takes 23h 28m, you could also train, which costs $170 - $260 and takes 33h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Arkansas to New Mexico.
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  • Distance: 772.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 58m

What companies run services between Arkansas, USA and New Mexico, USA?

American Airlines flies from Texarkana to Roswell every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Little Rock to Albuquerque via River Cities Center, Verizon Plaza, Little Rock, Dallas, and Amarillo in around 23h 28m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Texarkana to Roswell via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Texarkana to Roswell via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Fort Smith to Roswell via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Fort Smith to Roswell via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Texarkana to Albuquerque via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Texarkana to Albuquerque via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Texarkana to Albuquerque via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Fort Smith to Albuquerque via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Fort Smith to Albuquerque via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kansas City to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
17h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Premium
$310 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $280
Business Seat
$200 - $280
Train from Little Rock Union Station to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$220 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$90 - $130
Train from St. Louis to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Little Rock to Dallas
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $90
Bus from Dallas to Amarillo
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$80 - $120
Bus from Amarillo to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85
Jefferson Lines
Phone
+1-858-800-8898
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Little Rock, AR to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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There is no direct flight from Texarkana Airport to Roswell Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 41m and has one stopover.

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Arkansas to New Mexico bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Albuquerque station.

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New Mexico is 1h behind Arkansas. It is currently 4:24 AM in Arkansas and 3:24 AM in New Mexico.

Arkansas to New Mexico train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arkansas to New Mexico is 886 miles. It takes approximately 13h 47m to drive from Arkansas to New Mexico.

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American Airlines offers flights from Texarkana Airport to Roswell Airport.

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The best way to get from Arkansas to Texarkana Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs $10 - $13.

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