There are 6 ways to get from New Orleans to Hot Springs by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Little Rock, bus  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Little Rock (LIT) MSY - LIT
  2. Take the bus from Little Rock, Ar to Malvern, Ar

$213 - $453

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Shreveport, La
  3. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to Texarkana, Ar
  4. Take the bus from Texarkana, Ar to Malvern, Ar

$110 - $227

4 alternative options

Fly to Texarkana, train  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Texarkana (TXK) MSY - TXK
  2. Take the train from Texarkana Amtrak to Malvern Amtrak

$206 - $795

Fly to Hot Springs  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Hot Springs (HOT) MSY - HOT

$148 - $727

Train, bus  •  12 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Memphis Central Station City Of New Orleans
  2. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Benton 1511 / ...

$144 - $302

Drive  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Hot Springs 532 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The distance between New Orleans and Hot Springs is 361 miles. The road distance is 532 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Hot Springs without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 33 min to get from New Orleans to Hot Springs, including transfers.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Hot Springs is to fly which takes 5 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 20 min.

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There is no direct flight from New Orleans Airport to Little Rock Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 23 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to Hot Springs is 532 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 53 min to drive from New Orleans to Hot Springs.

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Delta, United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from New Orleans Airport to Little Rock Airport.

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There are 91+ hotels available in Hot Springs. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to New Orleans Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to Hot Springs.
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  • Distance: 361.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 33 min

What companies run services between New Orleans, LA, USA and Hot Springs, AR, USA?

American Airlines, Southern Airways Express and three other airlines fly from New Orleans to Hot Springs every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Orleans to Hot Springs via Baton Rouge, La, Shreveport, La, Texarkana, Ar, and Malvern, Ar in around 12 h 20 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Little Rock via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Little Rock via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Texarkana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from New Orleans to Texarkana via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from New Orleans to Hot Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from New Orleans to Hot Springs via Houston, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from New Orleans to Hot Springs via Atlanta, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Little Rock via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to Little Rock via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Little Rock via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from New Orleans to Little Rock via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Little Rock via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
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 Texarkana Amtrak to Malvern Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Memphis Central Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $390
Bus operators
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 Malvern, Ar
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to Shreveport, La
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Shreveport, La to Texarkana, Ar
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Texarkana, Ar to Malvern, Ar
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Memphis, Tn to Benton
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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