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There are 8 ways to get from San Jose to Arkansas by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly San Jose to Texarkana  •  8h 3m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Texarkana (TXK) SJC - TXK

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Fly San Jose to Little Rock  •  8h 3m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Little Rock (LIT) SJC - LIT

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Fly San Jose to Fayetteville  •  6h 52m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Fayetteville (XNA) SJC - XNA

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Fayetteville  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Fayetteville (XNA) SFO - XNA

Fly San Jose to Fort Smith  •  7h

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Fort Smith (FSM) SJC - FSM

BART to Oakland, fly to Fayetteville  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the BART from Berryessa / North San Jose to Coliseum
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Fayetteville (XNA) OAK - XNA

Bus, train  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from San José, CA - King Rd to Chinatown Station San Fran
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles to Little Rock Union Station Texas Eagle

Drive  •  30h 7m

  1. Drive from San Jose to Little Rock 1932.6 miles

San Jose to Arkansas by bus, tram and train

The journey time between San Jose and Arkansas is around 3 days 13h and covers a distance of around 2445 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 32h 14m. The fastest journey normally takes 3 days 13h. Operated by Santa Clara VTA, Hoang Express, Metro Los Angeles and others, the San Jose to Arkansas service departs from Santa Clara & 1st and arrives in Little Rock Union Station. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2 days 5h
Layover time:
32h 14m
Total time:
3 days 13h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3 days 13h
Journey distance:
2445 miles
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
$224
Carbon emissions:
245 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:47
Last service departs at:
07:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

San Jose to Arkansas bus, tram and train schedules

San Jose → Arkansas
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Arkansas is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Arkansas is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Arkansas is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 19 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Arkansas is to drive which costs $180 - $280 and takes 30h 7m.

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The fastest way to get from San Jose to Arkansas is to Caltrain and fly. Taking this option will cost $210 - $450 and takes 6h 29m.

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The distance between San Jose and Arkansas is 1650 miles. The road distance is 1932.6 miles.

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The best way to get from San Jose to Arkansas without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 7h and costs $220 - $330.

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It takes approximately 8h 3m to get from San Jose to Arkansas, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Jose Airport to Texarkana Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 51m and has one stopover.

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Arkansas is 2h ahead of San Jose. It is currently 5:31 AM in San Jose and 7:31 AM in Arkansas.

Yes, the driving distance between San Jose to Arkansas is 1933 miles. It takes approximately 30h 7m to drive from San Jose to Arkansas.

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American Airlines offers flights from San Jose Airport to Texarkana Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Arkansas. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Jose to Arkansas.
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  • Distance: 1649.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 3m

What companies run services between San Jose, CA, USA and Arkansas, USA?

American Airlines and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from San Jose to Texarkana hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Texarkana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Texarkana via Los Angeles, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Texarkana via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Fayetteville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Fayetteville via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Fort Smith via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Fort Smith via Los Angeles, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Fort Smith via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Fayetteville via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Little Rock via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Jose to Fayetteville via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Fayetteville via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Fayetteville via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Little Rock via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Little Rock via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Little Rock via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Little Rock via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Little Rock via Dallas
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Little Rock via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
9h 12m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Little Rock via San Diego, Dallas
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Little Rock via Las Vegas, Dallas
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Fayetteville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Little Rock via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $750
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Oakland to Fayetteville via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Oakland to Fayetteville via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 800-660-4287
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
caltrain.com
One-way Senior / Disabled / Youth / Medicare Cardholder
$3 - $5
One-way Adult
$7 - $10
BART
Phone
+1-510-464-6000
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Berryessa / North San Jose to Coliseum
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
bart.gov
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles to Little Rock Union Station
Ave. Duration
47h 31m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $270
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Premium
$500 - $700
Flexi Coach Seat
$390 - $600
Business Seat
$430 - $650
Bus operators
Hoang Express
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from San José, CA - King Rd to Chinatown Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
gotobus.com

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