There are 9 ways to get from San Antonio to Arkansas by plane, bus, car or train

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 San Antonio to Fort Smith  •  5 h 6 min

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

$234 - $1,117

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 10 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

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Fly San Antonio to Fayetteville  •  5 h 36 min

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

$268 - $1,234

Fly San Antonio to Little Rock  •  6 h 12 min

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

$257 - $1,307

Fly San Antonio to Memphis, bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Memphis (MEM) SAT - MEM
  2. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Jonesboro, Ar

$165 - $669

Bus to Austin, fly to Little Rock  •  6 h 28 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

Fly San Antonio to Tulsa, drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Tulsa (TUL) SAT - TUL
  2. Drive from Tulsa to Bentonville

$107 - $488

Train  •  16 h 31 min

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

$95 - $270

Drive  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Drive from San Antonio to Little Rock 612.7 miles

$60 - $90

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

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The quickest way to get from San Antonio to Arkansas is to fly which costs $230 - $1,200 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Antonio to Arkansas. However, there are services departing from San Antonio, Tx and arriving at Arkansas State Capitol via Dallas, Tx, Washington & Main and River Cities Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 10 min.

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

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The distance between San Antonio and Arkansas is 536 miles. The road distance is 612.7 miles.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to Arkansas without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 10 min and costs $70 - $170.

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from San Antonio to Arkansas, including transfers.

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San Antonio to Arkansas bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Antonio, Tx station.

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San Antonio to Arkansas train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from San Antonio Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to Arkansas is to fly which takes 5 h 6 min and costs $230 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $170 and takes 12 h 10 min, you could also train, which costs $95 - $270 and takes 16 h 31 min.

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There is no direct flight from San Antonio Airport to Fort Smith Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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San Antonio to Arkansas bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Little Rock, Ar station.

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Map of how to get from San Antonio to Arkansas.
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  • Distance: 535.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

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 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Antonio to Fort Smith via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Fayetteville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from San Antonio to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from San Antonio to Fayetteville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from San Antonio to Little Rock via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from San Antonio to Little Rock via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from San Antonio to Memphis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Little Rock via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from San Antonio to Tulsa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Antonio to Little Rock via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from San Antonio to Memphis via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to Memphis via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Little Rock via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Tulsa via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from San Antonio to Tulsa via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Antonio to Fayetteville via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from San Antonio to Fayetteville via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from San Antonio to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from San Antonio to Little Rock via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from San Antonio to Memphis via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Tulsa via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Antonio to Fort Smith via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from San Antonio to Fayetteville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from San Antonio to Little Rock via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Antonio to Memphis
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from San Antonio to Tulsa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from San Antonio to Fayetteville via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 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

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 San Antonio Amtrak to Little Rock Union Station
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

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
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
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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