While the automobile is the most popular mode of transportation in Arkansas, there are other ways to get here and enjoy your visit to The Natural State. Options include Arkansas airports, car rentals, trains, motor coaches, highways and byways.
Airports in Arkansas
Looking for Arkansas airports? There are several , but the Little Rock airport, now known as Bill and Hillary Cilnton National Airport is the largest, served by seven major airlines to many national and international destinations and utilized by almost three million air travelers each year. Other busy airports include the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport near Bentonville, Fort Smith Regional Airport and Texarkana Regional Airport. Airports offering charter or commuter flights include Hot Springs, Drake Field at Fayetteville, Harrison, Pine Bluff and Jonesboro.
Arkansas Car Rentals
Rental car services are available at all major airports and any larger town or city across the state.
Amtrak's Texas Eagle provides twice daily rail passenger service through Arkansas with stations at Walnut Ridge, Little Rock, Malvern, Arkadelphia, Hope and Texarkana. The route crosses the state from northeast to southwest.
Arkansas Motor Coaches
Motor coaches serve group tours and charter specials throughout much of the state and Greyhound Bus Lines provide service to more than 50 Arkansas towns. Useful travel information is available at this site and at Arkansas's Welcome Centers.
Arkansas Highways & Byways
Arkansas has 16,000 miles of state highways, which places it 12th nationally in total mileage. More than 360 miles of the state's 655-mile Interstate system has undergone a $950-million rehabilitation program. New sections are now on tap to be upgraded in the next few years. Arkansas now has one of the top highway systems in the nation. Arkansas also boasts a number of scenic drives, including two national byways that are perfect for a road trip with your favorite people.
Useful Links & Info
Whether you’re flying into the Little Rock airport or traveling by train or taking bus, here are some helpful links for mass transportation in Arkansas.
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