There are 3 ways to get from Kansas City to Little Rock by bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Little Rock, AR 121

$70 - $100

2 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Little Rock 424.4 miles

$40 - $60

Fly  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Little Rock (LIT) MCI - LIT

$256 - $1,106

What companies run services between Kansas City, MO, USA and Little Rock, AR, USA?

Jefferson Lines operates a bus from Kansas City to Little Rock every 3 hours. Tickets cost $70 - $100 and the journey takes 8 h 40 min. Alternatively, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Kansas City to Little Rock hourly.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Little Rock via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Little Rock via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Little Rock via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Little Rock via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Little Rock via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Little Rock via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Little Rock via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Little Rock via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Little Rock via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Kansas City to Little Rock via Orlando Sanford
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Little Rock, AR
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kansas City to Little Rock?

The distance between Kansas City and Little Rock is 525 km. The road distance is 679 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Little Rock?

The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Little Rock is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 6 h 57 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kansas City to Little Rock?

The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Little Rock is to fly which takes 6 h 54 min and costs $250 - $1,200.

Is there a direct bus between Kansas City and Little Rock?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kansas City, MO and arriving at Little Rock, AR. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Kansas City to Little Rock?

The bus from Kansas City, MO to Little Rock, AR takes 8 h 40 min including transfers and departs every three hours.