Explore 5 ways to travel

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Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Fayetteville (XNA) ORD - XNA

$222 - $490

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to St Louis, Mo
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Fayetteville, AR 117

$109 - $223

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak Southwest Chief
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Fayetteville, AR 117

$121 - $261

Bus, night bus  •  15 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Des Moines, IA
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Kansas City, MO 803 / ...
  3. Take the night bus from Kansas City, MO to Fayetteville, AR 113

$141 - $203

Drive  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Fayetteville 659.6 miles

$60 - $95

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Fayetteville, AR, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chicago to Fayetteville every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Fayetteville via St Louis, Mo, Kansas City, Mo, and Kansas City, MO in around 16 h 51 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fayetteville
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fayetteville
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Fayetteville, AR
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Burlington Trailways
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and Fayetteville is 858 km. The road distance is 1055 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Fayetteville is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10 h 53 min.

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Fayetteville is to fly which takes 4 h 1 min and costs $220 - $490.

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Fayetteville. However, there are services departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at Fayetteville, AR via Des Moines, IA and Kansas City, MO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 36 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Chicago to Fayetteville, including transfers.