There are 7 ways to get from San Antonio to Arkansas by plane, bus, train 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 San Antonio to Fort Smith  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Fort Smith (FSM) SAT - FSM

$234 - $1,117

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Dallas, Tx 9386 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Little Rock, Ar 1510

$70 - $168

5 alternative options

Fly San Antonio to Fayetteville  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Fayetteville (XNA) SAT - XNA

$268 - $1,234

Fly San Antonio to Little Rock  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Little Rock (LIT) SAT - LIT

$257 - $1,307

Bus to Austin, fly to Little Rock  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
  2. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Little Rock (LIT) AUS - LIT

$283 - $406

Train  •  16 h 31 min

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

$95 - $270

Drive  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Drive from San Antonio to Little Rock 612.7 miles

$60 - $90

What companies run services between San Antonio, TX, USA and Arkansas, USA?

American Airlines and Delta fly from San Antonio to Fort Smith every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Antonio to Little Rock via Dallas, Tx, Little Rock, Ar, Washington & Main, and River Cities Center in around 12 h 36 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Antonio to Fort Smith via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Fayetteville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from San Antonio to Fayetteville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from San Antonio to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from San Antonio to Little Rock via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from San Antonio to Little Rock via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Austin to Little Rock via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Antonio to Fayetteville via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from San Antonio to Fayetteville via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from San Antonio to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from San Antonio to Little Rock via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Antonio to Fort Smith via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from San Antonio to Fayetteville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from San Antonio to Little Rock via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Antonio to Little Rock via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from San Antonio to Little Rock via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Austin to Little Rock via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from San Antonio to Fayetteville via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
ViaAir
Website
flyviaair.com
Flights from Austin to Little Rock
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $360
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Antonio Amtrak to Little Rock Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Room
$390 - $550
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Little Rock, Ar
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Antonio and Arkansas is 857 km. The road distance is 980 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Antonio to Arkansas is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 9 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from San Antonio to Arkansas is to fly which takes 5 h 10 min and costs $230 - $1,200.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Antonio Amtrak and arriving at Little Rock Union Station Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 h 31 min.

No, there is no direct bus from San Antonio to Arkansas. However, there are services departing from San Antonio, Tx and arriving at W 7th & Battery via Dallas, Tx, Washington & Main and River Cities Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 36 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from San Antonio to Arkansas, including transfers.