There are 11 ways to get from Indianapolis to Arkansas by plane, bus, 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

Fly to Fayetteville  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Fayetteville (XNA) IND - XNA

$269 - $1,235

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Cincinnati, OH Detroit, MI-Cincinnati, OH
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Little Rock, Ar 1537

$82 - $195

9 alternative options

Fly to Fort Smith  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Fort Smith (FSM) IND - FSM

$245 - $1,218

Fly to Little Rock  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Little Rock (LIT) IND - LIT

$258 - $1,208

Fly to Memphis, bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Memphis (MEM) IND - MEM
  2. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Jonesboro, Ar

$236 - $1,070

Fly to Springfield, drive  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Springfield (SGF) IND - SGF
  2. Drive from Springfield to Rogers

$244 - $1,120

Bus, train  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Bloomington/Normal, IL 1401 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Little Rock Union Station Amtrak Texas Eagle

$113 - $263

Bus, train via Canal & Adams  •  16 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Chicago
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Little Rock Union Station Amtrak Texas Eagle

$111 - $282

Bus via Chicago, IL  •  19 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago, IL Louisville / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il to Little Rock, Ar 1227

$105 - $216

Train  •  19 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Hoosier State / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Little Rock Union Station Amtrak Texas Eagle

$131 - $348

Drive  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Little Rock 586.8 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Indianapolis to Arkansas is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Indianapolis to Arkansas is to fly which costs $260 - $1,300 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The distance between Indianapolis and Arkansas is 470 miles. The road distance is 586.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Indianapolis to Arkansas, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Indianapolis to Arkansas. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis, IN and arriving at W 7th & Battery via Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il, Washington & Main and River Cities Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Indianapolis to Arkansas station. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis Amtrak and arriving at Little Rock Union Station Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 17 min.

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The nearest airport to Arkansas is Little Rock (LIT) Airport which is 35.6 miles away. Other nearby airports include Hot Springs (HOT) (62.1 miles), Fort Smith (FSM) (108.9 miles), Fayetteville (XNA) (128.1 miles) and Memphis (MEM) (140.6 miles).

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Map of how to get from Indianapolis to Arkansas.
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  • Distance: 469.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 10 min

What companies run services between Indianapolis, IN, USA and Arkansas, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Indianapolis to Bentonville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Indianapolis to Little Rock via Chicago, IL, Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il, Little Rock, Ar, Washington & Main, and River Cities Center in around 19 h 8 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Indianapolis to Fayetteville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Indianapolis to Fayetteville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Indianapolis to Fort Smith via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Indianapolis to Fort Smith via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Indianapolis to Little Rock via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Indianapolis to Little Rock via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Indianapolis to Little Rock via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Indianapolis to Little Rock via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Indianapolis to Memphis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Memphis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Memphis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Indianapolis to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Indianapolis to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Indianapolis to Springfield via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Fayetteville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Indianapolis to Fayetteville via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Indianapolis to Fort Smith via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Indianapolis to Fort Smith via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Indianapolis to Fort Smith via Raleigh/Durham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Indianapolis to Little Rock via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Indianapolis to Little Rock via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Indianapolis to Memphis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Memphis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Memphis via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Indianapolis to Springfield via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Indianapolis to Fayetteville via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Indianapolis to Little Rock via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Indianapolis to Little Rock via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Indianapolis to Little Rock via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Indianapolis to Memphis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Indianapolis to Springfield via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Indianapolis to Springfield via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Little Rock via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Indianapolis to Memphis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Indianapolis to Memphis via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Indianapolis to Memphis via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Little Rock Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $450
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
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il to Little Rock, Ar
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Little Rock, Ar
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $160
Burlington Trailways
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Chicago
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Book at
megabus.com

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