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

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  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Little Rock (LIT) MSY - LIT

$166 - $381

Cheapest option

Bus via Shreveport, La  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Shreveport, La
  2. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to Texarkana, Ar
  3. Take the bus from Texarkana, Ar to Little Rock, Ar

$73 - $176

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  12 h 36 min

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

$88 - $221

Bus  •  13 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Memphis, Tn
  3. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Little Rock, Ar

$73 - $187

Drive  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Little Rock 446.9 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Little Rock is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 8 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Little Rock is to fly which takes 6 h 3 min and costs $160 - $390.

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The distance between New Orleans and Little Rock is 572 km. The road distance is 715 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from New Orleans to Little Rock, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Orleans to Little Rock. However, there are services departing from New Orleans, La and arriving at Little Rock, Ar via Shreveport, La and Texarkana, Ar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 51 min.

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What companies run services between New Orleans, LA, USA and Little Rock, AR, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from New Orleans to Little Rock hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Orleans to Little Rock via Shreveport, La and Texarkana, Ar in around 12 h 51 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Little Rock via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to Little Rock via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Little Rock via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from New Orleans to Little Rock via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Little Rock via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Little Rock via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak 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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Memphis, Tn to Little Rock, Ar
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from New Orleans, La to Shreveport, La
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
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 Little Rock, Ar
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
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 Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110

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