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

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  •  4h 28m

  1. Fly from Fort Smith (FSM) to St. Louis (STL) FSM - STL

$226 - $1,018

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  12h 24m

  1. Take the night bus from Ft Smith, Ar to Memphis, Tn 1340
  2. Take the night bus from Memphis, Tn to St Louis, Mo 1143

$74 - $177

3 alternative options

Bus  •  10h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Fort Smith, AR to Kansas City, MO 112 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo 1682 / ...

$98 - $167

Bus, train  •  12h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Fort Smith, AR to Kansas City, MO 112 / ...
  2. Take the train from Kansas City Union Station to St. Louis Gateway Station Missouri River Runner

$125 - $236

Drive  •  6h 53m

  1. Drive from Fort Smith to St. Louis 417.6 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Smith to St. Louis is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 6h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Smith to St. Louis is to fly which costs $220 - $1,100 and takes 4h 28m.

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The distance between Fort Smith and St. Louis is 324 miles. The road distance is 417.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Smith to St. Louis without a car is to bus which takes 10h 33m and costs $95 - $170.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Fort Smith to St. Louis, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Fort Smith to St. Louis is to fly which takes 4h 28m and costs $220 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $95 - $170 and takes 10h 33m.

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There is no direct flight from Fort Smith Airport to St. Louis Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 39m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Smith to St. Louis is 418 miles. It takes approximately 6h 53m to drive from Fort Smith to St. Louis.

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

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There are 202+ hotels available in St. Louis. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort Smith to St. Louis.
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  • Distance: 324.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 28m

What companies run services between Fort Smith, AR, USA and St. Louis, MO, USA?

American Airlines and Delta fly from Fort Smith to St. Louis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort Smith to St. Louis via Fort Smith, AR, Kansas City, MO, and Kansas City, Mo in around 10h 33m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Smith to St. Louis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Fort Smith to St. Louis via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Smith to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
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 St. Louis Gateway Station
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
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
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jeffersonlines.com
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 Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Night bus from Ft Smith, Ar to Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Night bus from Memphis, Tn to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80

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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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