There are 9 ways to get from Illinois to Arkansas by bus, plane, car 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

Line 608 bus, line 600 bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Fayetteville  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 608 bus from Roselle/Schaumburg to Kimberly Dr & Mall Dr
  2. Take the line 600 bus from Northwest Transportation Center to Rosemont CTA Station
  3. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Fayetteville (XNA) ORD - XNA

$213 - $470

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  17 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Little Rock

$74 - $98

7 alternative options

Line 608 bus, line 600 bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Little Rock, line 10 bus  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 608 bus from Roselle/Schaumburg to Kimberly Dr & Mall Dr
  2. Take the line 600 bus from Northwest Transportation Center to Rosemont CTA Station
  3. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Little Rock (LIT) ORD - LIT
  4. Take the line 10 bus from River Cities Center to 22nd & Main

$192 - $393

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Springfield, drive  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Springfield (SGF) ORD - SGF
  2. Drive from Springfield to Rogers

$178 - $385

Train to St. Louis, fly to Little Rock  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Little Rock (LIT) STL - LIT

$249 - $1,072

Fly Chicago Midway to Memphis, bus  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Memphis (MEM) MDW - MEM
  2. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Jonesboro, Ar

$139 - $651

Train  •  14 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Little Rock Union Station Amtrak Texas Eagle

$92 - $253

Bus Greyhound USA  •  14 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Little Rock, Ar 1227

$80 - $187

Drive  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Little Rock 654.2 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Illinois to Arkansas is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Illinois to Arkansas is to line 608 bus and line 600 bus and fly which costs $210 - $470 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Illinois and Arkansas is 377 miles. The road distance is 654.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Illinois to Arkansas, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Illinois, USA and Arkansas, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Little Rock once daily. Tickets cost $90 - $250 and the journey takes 13 h 17 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago to Little Rock every 3 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $170 and the journey takes 13 h 25 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fayetteville
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Little Rock
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fayetteville
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Little Rock
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Little Rock
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Memphis
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Memphis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Springfield Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Little Rock Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $250
Room
$370 - $550
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Roselle/Schaumburg to Kimberly Dr & Mall Dr
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from Northwest Transportation Center to Rosemont CTA Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Rock Region Metro
Phone
+1 501-375-6717
Website
rrmetro.org
Bus from River Cities Center to 22nd & Main
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
rrmetro.org
Book at
rrmetro.org
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Memphis, Tn to Jonesboro, Ar
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Chicago, Il to Little Rock, Ar
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170

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