There are 5 ways to get from Little Rock to Austin by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Little Rock (LIT) to Austin (AUS) LIT - AUS

$202 - $285

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Bus, Megabus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Little Rock to Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East
  2. Take the Megabus from Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East to Austin, Tx

$51 - $72

3 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Little Rock, Ar to Texarkana, Ar
  2. Take the bus from Texarkana, Ar to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Austin, Tx 895 / ...

$68 - $164

Train  •  15 h 12 min

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

$85 - $240

Drive  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Little Rock to Austin 517.6 miles

$50 - $75

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No, there is no direct bus from Little Rock to Austin. However, there are services departing from Little Rock and arriving at Austin, Tx via Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Little Rock Union Station station and arriving at Austin Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 12 min.

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The distance between Little Rock and Austin is 446 miles. The road distance is 517.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Little Rock to Austin without a car is to bus and Megabus which takes 9 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Little Rock to Austin, including transfers.

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Little Rock to Austin bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Little Rock, Ar station.

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Little Rock to Austin train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Little Rock Union Station.

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The best way to get from Little Rock to Austin is to fly which takes 3 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and Megabus, which costs and takes 9 h 50 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 15 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Little Rock Airport to Austin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 18 min.

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Little Rock to Austin bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Austin, Tx station.

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Map of how to get from Little Rock to Austin.
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  • Distance: 446 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

What companies run services between Little Rock, AR, USA and Austin, TX, USA?

ViaAir, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Little Rock to Austin 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Little Rock to Austin via Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East in around 9 h 50 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Little Rock to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
ViaAir
Website
flyviaair.com
Flights from Little Rock to Austin
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $280
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Little Rock to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Little Rock to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
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 Little Rock Union Station to Austin Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $240
Room
$360 - $500
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Little Rock to Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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megabus.com
Bus from Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
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megabus.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 Little Rock, Ar to Texarkana, Ar
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Texarkana, Ar to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60

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Little Rock to Austin train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Austin Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Little Rock to Austin is 518 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 13 min to drive from Little Rock to Austin.

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ViaAir, American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Little Rock Airport to Austin Airport.

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The best way to get from Little Rock to Little Rock Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 13 min and costs .

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