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There are 6 ways to get from Raleigh to Little Rock by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Raleigh/Durham  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Little Rock (LIT) RDU - LIT

$216 - $1,107

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Bus  •  22 h

  1. Take the bus from Durham, NC to Atlanta GA
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station to Memphis, TN
  3. Take the bus from Memphis to Little Rock

$87 - $139

4 alternative options

Train to Charlotte, fly  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Little Rock (LIT) CLT - LIT

$244 - $647

Train, bus  •  23 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  2. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Birmingham Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Memphis, Tn
  4. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Little Rock, Ar

$150 - $392

Train  •  38 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak 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

$243 - $695

Drive  •  14 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Little Rock 888.8 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Little Rock is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 14 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Little Rock is to fly which costs $210 - $1,200 and takes 6 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Raleigh station to Little Rock. However, there are services departing from GoRaleigh Station and arriving at Little Rock via Durham, NC, Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station and Memphis. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Raleigh to Little Rock station. However, there are services departing from Raleigh Amtrak and arriving at Little Rock Union Station via Washington Union Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 50 min.

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The distance between Raleigh and Little Rock is 777 miles. The road distance is 888.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Little Rock without a car is to bus which takes 22 h and costs $85 - $140.

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It takes approximately 6 h 43 min to get from Raleigh to Little Rock, including transfers.

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Raleigh to Little Rock bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Durham, NC station.

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Raleigh to Little Rock train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Raleigh Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Little Rock is to fly which takes 6 h 43 min and costs $210 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $140 and takes 22 h, you could also train, which costs $240 - $700 and takes 38 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to Little Rock.
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  • Distance: 777.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 43 min

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Little Rock, AR, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Raleigh to Little Rock hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Raleigh to Little Rock via GoDurham Station, Durham, NC, Atlanta GA, Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station, Memphis, TN, and Memphis in around 22 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Little Rock via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Little Rock via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Little Rock via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Little Rock via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Little Rock via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Little Rock
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Charlotte to Little Rock via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Charlotte to Little Rock via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Little Rock via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Little Rock via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Little Rock via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Little Rock via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Charlotte to Little Rock via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,100
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 Raleigh Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
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
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Durham, NC to Atlanta GA
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station to Memphis, TN
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Memphis to Little Rock
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Book at
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.

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 Birmingham, Al to Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Memphis, Tn to Little Rock, Ar
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45

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There is no direct flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Little Rock Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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Raleigh to Little Rock bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Little Rock station.

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Little Rock is 1 h behind Raleigh. It is currently 11:18 PM in Raleigh and 10:18 PM in Little Rock.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Raleigh to Little Rock is 889 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 57 min to drive from Raleigh to Little Rock.

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United Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Little Rock Airport.

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There are 102+ hotels available in Little Rock. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Raleigh/Durham Airport is to line 100 bus which takes 25 min and costs $2 - $3.

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