There are 5 ways to get from Fort Smith to Montgomery by plane, car, night bus, bus or train

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Recommended option

Fly from Fort Smith  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Fort Smith (FSM) to Montgomery (MGM) FSM - MGM

$235 - $1,217

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  17 h 57 min

  1. Take the night bus from Ft Smith, Ar to Memphis, Tn
  2. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Montgomery, AL - Intermodal Transfer Center

$104 - $228

3 alternative options

Drive to Fayetteville, fly  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Fort Smith to Fayetteville
  2. Fly from Fayetteville (XNA) to Montgomery (MGM) XNA - MGM

$260 - $1,313

Night bus, bus, train  •  23 h 2 min

  1. Take the night bus from Ft Smith, Ar to Little Rock, Ar
  2. Take the bus from Little Rock, Ar to Memphis, Tn
  3. Take the train from Memphis Central Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  4. Take the bus from New Orleans to Montgomery, AL - Intermodal Transfer Center

$156 - $346

Drive  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Fort Smith to Montgomery 615.4 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

The distance between Fort Smith and Montgomery is 512 miles. The road distance is 615.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Smith to Montgomery without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 17 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Fort Smith to Montgomery, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Fort Smith Airport to Montgomery Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 12 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Smith to Montgomery is 615 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 1 min to drive from Fort Smith to Montgomery.

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

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There are 71+ hotels available in Montgomery. Prices start at $54 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 Montgomery.
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  • Distance: 512 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

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

Delta and American Airlines fly from Fort Smith to Montgomery every 3 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Smith to Montgomery via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Fort Smith to Montgomery via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Fayetteville to Montgomery via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Fayetteville to Montgomery via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Fayetteville to Montgomery via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Smith to Montgomery via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Fayetteville to Montgomery via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Fayetteville to Montgomery via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
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 Memphis Central Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $390
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
Night bus from Ft Smith, Ar to Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Memphis, Tn to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Night bus from Ft Smith, Ar to Little Rock, Ar
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Little Rock, Ar to Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Montgomery, AL - Intermodal Transfer Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from New Orleans to Montgomery, AL - Intermodal Transfer Center
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
megabus.com

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