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

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Fly  •  3h 18m

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

$202 - $285

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus  •  10h 5m

  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  •  10h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Little Rock, Ar to Dallas, Tx 1511 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Austin, Tx 7259 / ...

$61 - $148

Train  •  15h 12m

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

$85 - $240

Drive  •  8h 13m

  1. Drive from Little Rock to Austin 517.6 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Little Rock to Austin is to bus and Megabus which costs $50 - $75 and takes 10h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Little Rock to Austin is to fly which costs $200 - $290 and takes 3h 18m.

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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 10h 5m.

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

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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 10h 5m and costs $50 - $75.

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It takes approximately 3h 18m 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 3h 18m and costs $200 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus and Megabus, which costs $50 - $75 and takes 10h 5m, you could also train, which costs $85 - $240 and takes 15h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Little Rock to Austin.
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  • Distance: 446 miles
  • Duration: 3h 18m

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

ViaAir, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Little Rock to Austin every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Little Rock to Austin via Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East in around 10h 5m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Little Rock to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Little Rock to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Little Rock to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
ViaAir
Website
flyviaair.com
Flights from Little Rock to Austin
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $280
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 Little Rock Union Station to Austin Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
15h 12m
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
5h 35m
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
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
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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.

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 Little Rock, Ar to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60

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The quickest flight from Little Rock Airport to Austin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 24m.

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

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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 8h 13m to drive from Little Rock to Austin.

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

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There are 611+ hotels available in Austin. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Little Rock to Little Rock Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 13m and costs $2.

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