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There are 5 ways to get from Arkansas to Waco by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Fort Smith (FSM) to Waco (ACT)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Little Rock to Dallas
  2. Take the bus from Dallas to Waco

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Little Rock Union Station to Dallas
  2. Take the bus from Dallas to Waco

Train, bus via Dallas

  1. Take the train from Little Rock Union Station to Dallas
  2. Take the bus from Dallas to Waco

Drive

  1. Drive from Little Rock to Waco
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The cheapest way to get from Arkansas to Waco is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 6h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Arkansas to Waco is to fly which costs $240 - $950 and takes 3h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arkansas to Waco. However, there are services departing from Woodlane & Capitol and arriving at Waco via River Cities Center, Little Rock and Dallas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 13m.

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The distance between Arkansas and Waco is 373 miles. The road distance is 416.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Arkansas to Waco without a car is to bus which takes 10h 13m and costs $50 - $85.

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It takes approximately 3h 25m to get from Arkansas to Waco, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Arkansas to Waco is to fly which takes 3h 25m and costs $240 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $85 and takes 10h 13m.

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There is no direct flight from Fort Smith Airport to Waco Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 7m and has one stopover.

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Arkansas to Waco bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Waco station.

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Map of how to get from Arkansas to Waco.
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  • Distance: 372.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 25m

What companies run services between Arkansas, USA and Waco, TX, USA?

American Airlines flies from Fort Smith to Waco every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Little Rock to Waco via River Cities Center, Verizon Plaza, Little Rock, and Dallas in around 10h 13m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Smith to Waco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $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 Little Rock Union Station to Dallas
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$90 - $130
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 Waco
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Yes, the driving distance between Arkansas to Waco is 416 miles. It takes approximately 6h 39m to drive from Arkansas to Waco.

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American Airlines offers flights from Fort Smith Airport to Waco Airport.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Waco. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Arkansas to Fort Smith Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs $7 - $10.

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