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There are 8 ways to get from Arkansas to West Virginia by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Fayetteville to Charleston  •  4h 39m

  1. Fly from Fayetteville (XNA) to Charleston (CRW) XNA - CRW

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Bus  •  23h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Little Rock to Cincinnati
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, OH to Columbus, OH
  3. Take the bus from Columbus to Charleston

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Fly Little Rock to Charleston  •  6h 26m

  1. Fly from Little Rock (LIT) to Charleston (CRW) LIT - CRW

Fly Little Rock to Pittsburgh  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Little Rock (LIT) to Pittsburgh (PIT) LIT - PIT

Fly Fayetteville to Reagan Washington, train  •  5h 54m

  1. Fly from Fayetteville (XNA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) XNA - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Martinsburg Amtrak Station

Bus via Athens  •  25h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Little Rock to Cincinnati
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, OH to Athens
  3. Take the bus from Athens, OH - Ohio University to Parkersburg, WV
  4. Take the bus from Parkersburg, WV to Charleston, WV

Train  •  28h 42m

  1. Take the train from Little Rock Union Station to Chicago Union Station Texas Eagle
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Charleston Cardinal

Drive  •  12h

  1. Drive from Little Rock to Charleston 734.3 miles
Arkansas → West Virginia
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The cost-effective way to get from Arkansas to West Virginia is to drive, which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12h.

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The quickest way to get from Arkansas to West Virginia is to fly which costs $200 - $300 and takes 4h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arkansas to West Virginia. However, there are services departing from Woodlane & Capitol and arriving at Charleston via River Cities Center, Little Rock, Cincinnati, OH and Columbus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Arkansas station to West Virginia. However, there are services departing from Little Rock Union Station and arriving at Charleston via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 42m.

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The distance between Arkansas and West Virginia is 684 miles. The road distance is 734.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Arkansas to West Virginia without a car is to bus which takes 23h 9m and costs $110 - $180.

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It takes approximately 4h 39m to get from Arkansas to West Virginia, including transfers.

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

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Arkansas to West Virginia train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Little Rock Union Station.

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The best way to get from Arkansas to West Virginia is to fly which takes 4h 39m and costs $200 - $300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $180 and takes 23h 9m, you could also train, which costs $130 - $190 and takes 28h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Arkansas to West Virginia.
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  • Distance: 683.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 39m

What companies run services between Arkansas, USA and West Virginia, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Rogers to Charleston every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Little Rock to Charleston via River Cities Center, Verizon Plaza, Little Rock, Cincinnati, OH, and Columbus in around 23h 9m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fayetteville to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Fayetteville to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Fayetteville to Charleston via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Little Rock to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Little Rock to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Little Rock to Charleston via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Little Rock to Pittsburgh via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Little Rock to Pittsburgh via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Little Rock to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Fayetteville to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Fayetteville to Reagan Washington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Fayetteville to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Fayetteville to Reagan Washington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fayetteville to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Flights from Little Rock to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Flights from Little Rock to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Fayetteville to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Flights from Fayetteville to Reagan Washington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $280
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fayetteville to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Little Rock to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Little Rock to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Little Rock to Pittsburgh via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Little Rock to Pittsburgh via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Fayetteville to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Little Rock to Pittsburgh via Dallas
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Little Rock to Pittsburgh via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $490
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 Washington Union Station to Martinsburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Little Rock Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
14h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Premium
$270 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Seat
$140 - $210
Train from Chicago Union Station to Charleston
Ave. Duration
13h 29m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
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 Cincinnati
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $150
Bus from Cincinnati to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Columbus to Charleston
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $70
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Cincinnati, OH to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Parkersburg, WV to Charleston, WV
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Book at
baronsbus.com
GoBus
Website
ridegobus.com
Bus from Cincinnati, OH to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ridegobus.com
Book at
webstore.ridegobus.com
Bus from Athens, OH - Ohio University to Parkersburg, WV
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ridegobus.com
Book at
webstore.ridegobus.com

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There is no direct flight from Fayetteville Airport to Charleston Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 6m and has one stopover.

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Arkansas to West Virginia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Charleston station.

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West Virginia is 1h ahead of Arkansas. It is currently 1:10 PM in Arkansas and 2:10 PM in West Virginia.

Arkansas to West Virginia train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Charleston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arkansas to West Virginia is 734 miles. It takes approximately 12h to drive from Arkansas to West Virginia.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Fayetteville Airport to Charleston Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in West Virginia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Arkansas to Fayetteville Airport is to taxi which takes 26 min and costs $50 - $60.

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