There are 8 ways to get from Fort Smith to California by plane, car, bus 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.

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Fly Fort Smith to San Diego  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Fort Smith (FSM) to San Diego (SAN) FSM - SAN

$275 - $1,118

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Bus  •  33 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Ft Smith, Ar to Oklahoma City, Ok 1359
  2. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Los Angeles, Ca 1351 / ...

$158 - $405

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Fly Fort Smith to Los Angeles  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Fort Smith (FSM) to Los Angeles (LAX) FSM - LAX

$229 - $923

Drive to Fayetteville, fly to Los Angeles  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Fort Smith to Fayetteville
  2. Fly from Fayetteville (XNA) to Los Angeles (LAX) XNA - LAX

$304 - $969

Drive to Fayetteville, fly to San Francisco  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Fort Smith to Fayetteville
  2. Fly from Fayetteville (XNA) to San Francisco (SFO) XNA - SFO

$224 - $770

Fly Fort Smith to Santa Ana  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Fort Smith (FSM) to Santa Ana (SNA) FSM - SNA

$272 - $1,134

Bus, train  •  41 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Smith, AR to Kansas City, MO 112 / ...
  2. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Southwest Chief

$295 - $806

Drive  •  23 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Fort Smith to Los Angeles 1520 miles

$140 - $220

Questions & Answers

The distance between Fort Smith and California is 1368 miles. The road distance is 1520 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Smith to California without a car is to bus which takes 33 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Fort Smith to California, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Fort Smith to California is to fly which takes 5 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 33 h 48 min.

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There is no direct flight from Fort Smith Airport to San Diego Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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California is 2 h behind Fort Smith. It is currently 12:28 AM in Fort Smith and 10:28 PM in California.

Yes, the driving distance between Fort Smith to California is 1520 miles. It takes approximately 23 h 17 min to drive from Fort Smith to California.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Fort Smith Airport to San Diego Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in California. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort Smith to Fort Smith Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Fort Smith to California.
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  • Distance: 1368.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

What companies run services between Fort Smith, AR, USA and California, USA?

American Airlines and Delta fly from Fort Smith to San Diego hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort Smith to Los Angeles via Ft Smith, Ar, Oklahoma City, Ok, Los Angeles, Ca, and 7th / Decatur in around 33 h 48 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Smith to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Fort Smith to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Fort Smith to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Fort Smith to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Fort Smith to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth, San Diego
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Fort Smith to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Fort Smith to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Austin
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Fort Smith to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth, San Antonio
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Fort Smith to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Oklahoma City
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Fort Smith to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Fort Smith to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Fayetteville to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,900
Flights from Fayetteville to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,900
Flights from Fayetteville to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Fayetteville to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Fort Smith to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Fort Smith to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fayetteville to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from Fayetteville to Los Angeles via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from Fayetteville to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Fayetteville to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Fayetteville to San Francisco via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Smith to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Fort Smith to San Diego via Atlanta, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 58 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Fort Smith to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Fayetteville to San Francisco via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Flights from Fort Smith to Santa Ana via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$400 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
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 Ft Smith, Ar to Oklahoma City, Ok
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
29 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$250 - $330
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Fort Smith, AR to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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