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Oklahoma City to Little Rock drive in 1 day

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  Oklahoma City
 Shawnee (Oklahoma)
 Fort Smith
 Russellville (Arkansas)
 Arkansas River Trail
   Little Rock 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV


Oklahoma City to Little Rock road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Oklahoma City to Little Rock. If you're planning a road trip to Little Rock, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Oklahoma City and Little Rock. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Oklahoma City and Little Rock. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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9:00 am  start in Oklahoma City
drive for about 44 minutes

9:44 am  Shawnee (Oklahoma)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 10:44 am
drive for about 1 hour

11:45 am  Henryetta
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:45 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

2:18 pm  Fort Smith
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:18 pm
drive for about 49 minutes

4:07 pm  Ozark
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:07 pm
drive for about 1 hour

6:07 pm  Russellville (Arkansas)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 7:07 pm
drive for about 1 hour

8:12 pm  Arkansas River Trail
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 9:12 pm
drive for about 24 minutes

9:37 pm  arrive in Little Rock

driving ≈ 6.5 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Shawnee (Oklahoma)


Fort Smith  (2 answers)

Ozark  (3 answers)

Russellville (Arkansas)

Arkansas River Trail

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Little Rock, Arkansas.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

Where's the best place to eat in Little Rock?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Doe's Eat Place, which was mentioned 2 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Loca Luna  (2 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Little Rock? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Little Rock?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Museum of Discovery  (2 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Little Rock. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Little Rock?  (4 answers)

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Best sights in Little Rock  (2 answers)

profile  Michelle from asked:
Good Eating Gems  (1 answer)

profile  Rachel from St. Louis asked:
Can't miss restaurants in Little Rock?  (1 answer)

profile  Stanley from Butte asked:
Best hotels in Little Rock?  (1 answer)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Little Rock.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Little Rock to Oklahoma City drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Oklahoma City? Try searching for places within 5 hours of Oklahoma City.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Oklahoma City to Little Rock. Or get a full Oklahoma City to Little Rock flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Oklahoma City well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Oklahoma City!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 340 miles
driving time of 4 hours, 56 minutes
25 Oklahoma City travel answers
2 Fort Smith travel answers
3 Ozark travel answers
34 Little Rock travel answers


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