There are 7 ways to get from Austin to Arkansas by plane, bus, car or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Fort Smith  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Fort Smith (FSM) AUS - FSM

$214 - $1,120

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin - San Jacinto/15Th to Downtown Dallas
  2. Take the bus from Dallas/Forth Worth to Little Rock, AR

$57 - $85

5 alternative options

Fly to Fayetteville  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Fayetteville (XNA) AUS - XNA

$248 - $1,236

Fly to Little Rock, line 10 bus  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Little Rock (LIT) AUS - LIT
  2. Take the line 10 bus from River Cities Center to 22nd & Main

$267 - $370

Fly to Branson, drive  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Branson (BKG) AUS - BKG
  2. Drive from Branson to Rogers

$219 - $316

Train  •  14 h

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

$85 - $240

Drive  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Austin to Little Rock 517.5 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Austin to Arkansas is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Austin to Arkansas is to fly and line 10 bus which costs $260 - $370 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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The distance between Austin and Arkansas is 462 miles. The road distance is 517.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Austin to Arkansas, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Austin Amtrak and arriving at Little Rock Union Station Amtrak station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h.

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

American Airlines and Delta fly from Austin to Fort Smith hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Austin to Little Rock via Downtown Dallas, Dallas/Forth Worth, and Little Rock, AR in around 10 h 23 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Fort Smith via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Fayetteville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Austin to Fayetteville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Fayetteville via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Austin to Fayetteville via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Austin to Little Rock via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Austin to Fort Smith via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Austin to Fayetteville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
ViaAir
Website
flyviaair.com
Flights from Austin to Little Rock
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $360
Flights from Austin to Branson
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to Little Rock via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Austin Amtrak to Little Rock Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $240
Room
$360 - $500
Bus operators
Rock Region Metro
Phone
+1 501-375-6717
Website
rrmetro.org
Bus from River Cities Center to 22nd & Main
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
rrmetro.org
Book at
rrmetro.org
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Austin - San Jacinto/15Th to Downtown Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Dallas/Forth Worth to Little Rock, AR
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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