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There are 12 ways to get from Philadelphia to Arkansas 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.

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Fly Philadelphia to Fayetteville  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Fayetteville (XNA) PHL - XNA

$314 - $1,340

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  34 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Richmond, Va 3005 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Little Rock, Ar 1511 / ...

$128 - $312

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Fly Philadelphia to Little Rock  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Little Rock (LIT) PHL - LIT

$203 - $563

Train to Newark, fly to Fayetteville  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Fayetteville (XNA) EWR - XNA

$243 - $896

Fly Philadelphia to Memphis, bus  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Memphis (MEM) PHL - MEM
  2. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Jonesboro, Ar

$211 - $515

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Fayetteville  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Fayetteville (XNA) LGA - XNA

$300 - $998

Fly Philadelphia to Jonesboro  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Jonesboro (JBR) PHL - JBR

$207 - $920

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Memphis, bus  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Memphis (MEM) DCA - MEM
  3. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Jonesboro, Ar

$272 - $871

Bus Wanda Coach  •  31 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to New York Philadelphia
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Little Rock Nyc

$164

Train via Washington Union Station  •  34 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Little Rock Union Station

$284 - $806

Train  •  41 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Chicago Union Station Cardinal
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Little Rock Union Station Texas Eagle

$230 - $650

Drive  •  19 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Little Rock 1146.1 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Arkansas is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 19 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Arkansas is to train and fly which costs $240 - $900 and takes 6 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Arkansas. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, PA and arriving at 4th & Woodlane via New York, NY and 3923 University. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to Arkansas station. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station and arriving at Little Rock Union Station via Washington Union Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 40 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Arkansas is 1006 miles. The road distance is 1146.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Arkansas without a car is to bus which takes 31 h 9 min and costs $164.

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It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to get from Philadelphia to Arkansas, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Arkansas bus services, operated by Wanda Coach, depart from Philadelphia, PA station.

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Philadelphia to Arkansas train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Arkansas is to fly which takes 7 h 9 min and costs $310 - $1,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $164 and takes 31 h 9 min, you could also train, which costs $280 - $850 and takes 34 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Arkansas.
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  • Distance: 1005.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 9 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Arkansas, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Philadelphia to Bentonville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Little Rock via New York, New York, NY, Little Rock, and 3923 University in around 31 h 9 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Fayetteville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Fayetteville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Little Rock via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Little Rock via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Little Rock via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Newark to Fayetteville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Newark to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to Memphis
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Memphis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Memphis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Fayetteville
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Fayetteville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Fayetteville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Memphis
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Memphis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Fayetteville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Fayetteville via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Little Rock via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Little Rock via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from Newark to Fayetteville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to Memphis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Fayetteville
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Fayetteville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Memphis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Fayetteville via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to Little Rock via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Little Rock via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from Newark to Fayetteville
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Newark to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Jonesboro via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Jonesboro via Washington Dulles, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Jonesboro via Chicago Midway, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Jonesboro via Detroit, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Jonesboro via Nashville, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Jonesboro via Chicago O'Hare, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Little Rock via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Little Rock via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Memphis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Memphis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to Little Rock Union Station
Ave. Duration
13 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $250
Room
$370 - $550
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
26 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$290 - $400
Room
$550 - $750
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.

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 Memphis, Tn to Jonesboro, Ar
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Richmond, Va to Little Rock, Ar
Ave. Duration
25 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Little Rock
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$150
Schedules at
wandacoach.com

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There is no direct flight from Philadelphia Airport to Fayetteville Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 19 min and has one stopover.

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Philadelphia to Arkansas bus services, operated by Wanda Coach, arrive at Little Rock station.

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Arkansas is 1 h behind Philadelphia. It is currently 9:09 AM in Philadelphia and 8:09 AM in Arkansas.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Arkansas is 1146 miles. It takes approximately 19 h 11 min to drive from Philadelphia to Arkansas.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Fayetteville Airport.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Arkansas. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $7.

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