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

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Fly Reagan Washington to Fayetteville  •  4h 43m

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

$200 - $736

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  35h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Cleveland, Oh 4407 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Little Rock, Ar 1537

$137 - $340

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Fly Reagan Washington to Fort Smith  •  6h 22m

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

$226 - $1,019

Fly Reagan Washington to Little Rock  •  5h 58m

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

$179 - $559

Fly Reagan Washington to Memphis, bus  •  6h 40m

  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  •  6h 51m

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

$240 - $668

Train  •  31h 57m

  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 Wanda Coach  •  33h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 28 Allen St. Washington DC-NYC
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Little Rock Nyc

$174

Drive  •  16h 43m

  1. Drive from Washington to Little Rock 1015.4 miles

$95 - $150

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

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Arkansas is to fly which costs $200 - $750 and takes 4h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Arkansas. However, there are services departing from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. and arriving at 4th & Woodlane via New York, NY and 3923 University. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 39m.

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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 31h 57m.

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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 train which takes 31h 57m and costs $190 - $600.

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It takes approximately 4h 43m to get from Washington to Arkansas, including transfers.

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Washington to Arkansas bus services, operated by Eastern Bus, depart from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. station.

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Washington to Arkansas train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Arkansas is to fly which takes 4h 43m and costs $200 - $750. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $190 - $600 and takes 31h 57m, you could also bus, which costs $174 and takes 33h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Arkansas.
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  • Distance: 891.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 43m

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 train from Washington to Little Rock via Chicago Union Station in around 31h 57m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fayetteville
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fayetteville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fayetteville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fort Smith via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
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
7h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fort Smith via Pittsburgh, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fort Smith via Nashville, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fort Smith via Fayetteville, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
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
7h 31m
When
Monday, 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
7h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fort Smith via Memphis, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 48m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fort Smith via St. Louis, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 36m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Little Rock
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Little Rock via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Little Rock via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Memphis
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Memphis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Memphis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Memphis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Memphis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fayetteville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fort Smith via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fort Smith via Raleigh/Durham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Little Rock via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Memphis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Memphis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Memphis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Little Rock via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Memphis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Memphis
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Little Rock via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
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
13h 17m
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
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Washington, Dc to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Little Rock, Ar
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $220
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 28 Allen St.
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Little Rock
Ave. Duration
26h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$150
Schedules at
wandacoach.com

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Fayetteville Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 5m.

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Washington to Arkansas bus services, operated by Wanda Coach, arrive at Little Rock station.

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Arkansas is 1h behind Washington. It is currently 5:57 AM in Washington and 4:57 AM in Arkansas.

Washington to Arkansas train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Little Rock Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Arkansas is 1015 miles. It takes approximately 16h 43m to drive from Washington to Arkansas.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Fayetteville Airport.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Arkansas. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15m and costs $2 - $4.

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