There are 7 ways to get from St. Louis to Fort Smith by plane, train, night bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Fort Smith (FSM) STL - FSM

$245 - $1,118

Cheapest option

Bus via Memphis, Tn  •  12 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Memphis, Tn 1138
  2. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Ft Smith, Ar 1359

$77 - $177

5 alternative options

Train, night bus  •  12 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak Missouri River Runner
  2. Take the night bus from Kansas City, MO to Fort Smith, AR 113

$124 - $229

Train, bus  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak Missouri River Runner
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Fort Smith, AR 117

$124 - $229

Bus Megabus  •  13 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Louis, MO to Little Rock, AR
  2. Take the bus from Little Rock, Ar to Ft Smith, Ar 1359

$85 - $133

Bus, night bus  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo 1683 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Kansas City, MO to Fort Smith, AR 113

$98 - $166

Drive  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to Fort Smith 417.6 miles

$40 - $60

What companies run services between St. Louis, MO, USA and Fort Smith, AR, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines fly from St. Louis to Fort Smith hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St. Louis to Fort Smith via Memphis, Tn and Ft Smith, Ar in around 12 h 29 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to Fort Smith via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from St. Louis to Fort Smith via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to Fort Smith via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from St. Louis to Fort Smith via Covington, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Night bus from Kansas City, MO to Fort Smith, AR
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Memphis, Tn to Ft Smith, Ar
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Little Rock, Ar to Ft Smith, Ar
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from St. Louis to Fort Smith?

The distance between St. Louis and Fort Smith is 519 km. The road distance is 668 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Fort Smith?

The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Fort Smith is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 6 h 54 min.

What is the fastest way to get from St. Louis to Fort Smith?

The quickest way to get from St. Louis to Fort Smith is to fly which takes 5 h 40 min and costs $240 - $1,200.

How long does it take to get from St. Louis to Fort Smith?

It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from St. Louis to Fort Smith, including transfers.