There are 4 ways to get from St. Louis to Little Rock by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Little Rock (LIT) STL - LIT

$216 - $1,006

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Bus  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Memphis, Tn 1138
  2. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Little Rock, Ar 1511 / ...

$52 - $124

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Train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Little Rock Union Station Texas Eagle

$55 - $150

Drive  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to Little Rock 404.6 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Little Rock is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from St. Louis to Little Rock is to fly which costs $210 - $1,100 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St. Louis to Little Rock. However, there are services departing from St Louis, Mo and arriving at Little Rock, Ar via Memphis, Tn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from St. Louis Gateway Station station and arriving at Little Rock Union Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 7 min.

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The distance between St. Louis and Little Rock is 294 miles. The road distance is 404.6 miles.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to Little Rock without a car is to train which takes 7 h 7 min and costs $55 - $150.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from St. Louis to Little Rock, including transfers.

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St. Louis to Little Rock bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from St Louis, Mo station.

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St. Louis to Little Rock train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at St. Louis Gateway Station.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to Little Rock is to fly which takes 3 h 44 min and costs $210 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $150 and takes 7 h 7 min, you could also bus, which costs $50 - $130 and takes 8 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from St. Louis to Little Rock.
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  • Distance: 293.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

What companies run services between St. Louis, MO, USA and Little Rock, AR, USA?

Southwest Airlines flies from St. Louis to Little Rock twice daily. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from St. Louis to Little Rock once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 7 h 7 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Little Rock
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Little Rock Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$260 - $360
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
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 Little Rock, Ar
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45

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The quickest flight from St. Louis Airport to Little Rock Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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St. Louis to Little Rock bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Little Rock, Ar station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between St. Louis to Little Rock is 405 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to drive from St. Louis to Little Rock.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from St. Louis Airport to Little Rock Airport.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Little Rock. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to St. Louis Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs $3.

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