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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.

Recommended option

Fly Fort Smith to San Diego  •  6h 3m

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

$275 - $1,118

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Bus  •  34h 30m

  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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Drive to Fayetteville, fly to Los Angeles  •  5h 35m

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

$298 - $961

Fly Fort Smith to Burbank  •  8h 41m

  1. Fly from Fort Smith (FSM) to Burbank (BUR) FSM - BUR

$258 - $1,022

Fly Fort Smith to Santa Ana  •  8h 38m

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

$272 - $1,134

Drive to Fayetteville, fly to San Francisco  •  6h 34m

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

$224 - $770

Bus, train  •  41h 55m

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

$295 - $806

Drive  •  23h 17m

  1. Drive from Fort Smith to Los Angeles 1520 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Smith to California is to drive which costs $140 - $220 and takes 23h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Smith to California is to drive and fly which costs $290 - $1,000 and takes 5h 35m.

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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 34h 30m and costs $150 - $410.

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It takes approximately 6h 3m 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 6h 3m and costs $270 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $410 and takes 34h 30m.

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There is no direct flight from Fort Smith Airport to San Diego Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 22m and has one stopover.

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California is 2h behind Fort Smith. It is currently 11:43 AM in Fort Smith and 9:43 AM in California.

Yes, the driving distance between Fort Smith to California is 1520 miles. It takes approximately 23h 17m 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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Map of how to get from Fort Smith to California.
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  • Distance: 1368.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 3m

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 34h 30m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Smith to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Fort Smith to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Fort Smith to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Fayetteville to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,900
Flights from Fayetteville to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,900
Flights from Fort Smith to Burbank via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Fort Smith to Burbank via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
11h 22m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Fort Smith to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Fort Smith to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9h 39m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Fayetteville to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Fayetteville to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fayetteville to Los Angeles via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from Fayetteville to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from Fayetteville to Los Angeles via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from Fayetteville to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Fayetteville to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Fayetteville to San Francisco via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Fayetteville to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Smith to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Fort Smith to Burbank via Atlanta, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
11h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Fort Smith to Santa Ana via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Fayetteville to San Francisco via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Flights from Fayetteville to San Francisco via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Fayetteville to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kansas City Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
35h 18m
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
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
29h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
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
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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There are seven+ 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 8m and costs $12 - $15.

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