There are 9 ways to get from Washington 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 Reagan Washington to Fayetteville  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Fayetteville (XNA) DCA - XNA

$200 - $736

Cheapest option

Bus  •  28 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Charlottesville, Va 3925
  2. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Little Rock, Ar 1511 / ...

$107 - $266

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Fly Reagan Washington to Little Rock  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Little Rock (LIT) DCA - LIT

$179 - $559

Fly Reagan Washington to Fort Smith  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Fort Smith (FSM) DCA - FSM

$226 - $1,019

Fly Reagan Washington to Memphis, bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Memphis (MEM) DCA - MEM
  2. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Jonesboro, Ar

$177 - $621

Train to Baltimore, fly to Memphis, bus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Memphis (MEM) BWI - MEM
  3. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Jonesboro, Ar

$240 - $668

Train  •  31 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Little Rock Union Station Texas Eagle

$199 - $555

Bus via Cleveland, Oh  •  33 h

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Cleveland, Oh 1607
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Little Rock, Ar 1537

$133 - $330

Drive  •  16 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Little Rock 1015.4 miles

$95 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Arkansas is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 16 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Arkansas is to fly which costs $200 - $750 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Arkansas. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Arkansas State Capitol via Charlottesville, Va, Washington & Main and River Cities Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Arkansas station. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Little Rock Union Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 57 min.

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The distance between Washington and Arkansas is 891 miles. The road distance is 1015.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Arkansas without a car is to bus which takes 28 h 36 min and costs $100 - $270.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Washington to Arkansas, including transfers.

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Washington to Arkansas bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Arkansas.
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  • Distance: 891.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Arkansas, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Washington to Bentonville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Little Rock via Charlottesville, Va, Little Rock, Ar, Washington & Main, and River Cities Center in around 28 h 36 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fayetteville
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fayetteville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Little Rock
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Little Rock via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Little Rock via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fort Smith via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fort Smith via Knoxville, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fort Smith via Nashville, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fort Smith via Dayton, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fort Smith via Pittsburgh, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fort Smith via Little Rock, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fort Smith via Fayetteville, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fort Smith via Louisville, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fort Smith via Huntsville, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Memphis
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Memphis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Memphis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Memphis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Memphis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Memphis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Memphis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fayetteville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Little Rock via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fort Smith via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fort Smith via Raleigh/Durham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Memphis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Memphis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Memphis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Little Rock via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Memphis
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Memphis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Little Rock via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to Little Rock Union Station
Ave. Duration
13 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $250
Room
$370 - $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 Washington, Dc to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Little Rock, Ar
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $220
Bus from Washington, Dc to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Little Rock, Ar
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $220

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