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Travel time from Fort Worth to Hot Springs


Fort Worth to Hot Springs airports and flights

How long does it really take to fly from Fort Worth to Hot Springs? Here's a sample itinerary for a commercial flight plan. If you want to know the total travel time to reach Hot Springs, you need to include time at the airports. Eventually, you'll be able to customize this itinerary to select other nearby airports and choose your preferred airline.


Thursday, 8:38 am:  start in Fort Worth
drive for about 1 hour
most airlines recommend you get to the airport at least 90 minutes before your flight, so arrive by 10:34 am at the latest

9:39 am:  Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW)
if you need to check luggage, make sure you do it at least 30-60 minutes before departure, or in this case, by 11:04 am

10:09 am:  get your boarding pass and go through TSA security
allow enough time for long security lines during busy travel seasons or holidays, and prepare for the wait time

11:09 am:  arrive at the gate
once you're ready to board, you can get something to eat in the airport or just relax near the gate

11:39 am:  prepare for boarding
check your boarding pass for your group number or listen to the gate agent as they announce boarding, some airlines require you to be in the boarding area 10-15 minutes before departure or risk losing your seat

11:54 am:  board Envoy Air flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

12:04 pm:  this is your scheduled departure time
but this flight is usually delayed by an average of 2 minutes

12:06 pm:  so this is your actual departure time
it takes the plane an average of 17 minutes to taxi to the runway

12:23 pm:  wheels up! take-off from DFW
fly for about 48 minutes in the air

1:11 pm (local time):  Bill and Hillary Clinton Nat Adams Field (LIT)
Hot Springs is the same time as Fort Worth
taxi on the runway for an average of 7 minutes to the gate

1:18 pm (local time):  arrive at the gate at LIT
deboard the plane, and claim any baggage
if you're renting a car, check if you need to take a shuttle to car rental agency, otherwise you can ride in a cab, limo, or Uber for about 2.5 hours to your destination

3:48 pm (local time):  arrive in Hot Springs

Total travel time: 7 hours

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Flying non-stop from Fort Worth to Hot Springs

How far is Hot Springs from Fort Worth? Here's the quick answer if you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line.

Flight distance: 275 miles or 442 km

Flight time: 43 minutes

Compare this to a whole day of commercial travel with the airports and waiting in line for security, which ends up taking a total of 7 hours, 9 minutes.

Flying private is roughly 7.1x faster, and saves you about 6 hours in your total travel time.

Because of the curvature of the Earth, the shortest distance is actually the "great circle" distance, or "as the crow flies" which is calculated using an iterative Vincenty formula.

This is a relatively short flight in a private plane, but you might be planning to book a commercial flight. In that case, your travel time would really need to include how many minutes to get to your local airport, wait for security, board and taxi on the runway, land at the other airport, and get to your destination. The flight itinerary at the top of the page takes into account all these factors to get a more accurate estimate of your actual flight time.


Hot Springs Airports
  1. Memorial Field Airport
  2. Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport/Adams Field


Best day of the week to fly to Hot Springs

Looking at flights on Envoy Air from DFW to LIT, here's a breakdown of the number of flights available each day:

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Based on these statistical results, we chose Thursday for the flight itinerary above.



Alternate flights from Fort Worth to Hot Springs

The most common route is DFW to LIT, so that's what we used in the sample itinerary. However, you may want to explore travel alternatives, you could try one of these routes:

  1. DAL to LIT
    Dallas Love Field to Bill and Hillary Clinton Nat Adams Field
  2. DFW to LIT
    Dallas/Fort Worth International to Bill and Hillary Clinton Nat Adams Field


Airlines that fly to Hot Springs

We picked Envoy Air for your main flight, but there are other airlines that you should check if you're looking for the cheapest flight, or you need a different schedule. Check the websites of these airlines:

  1. Envoy Air (MQ)
  2. ExpressJet Airlines Inc. (EV)


Plan a trip to Hot Springs

Trippy has a ton of information that can help you plan your trip to Hot Springs, Arkansas. Start by reading the Trippy page on where to stay in Hot Springs. Trippy members can suggest things to do in Hot Springs like Hot Springs National Park. Check out some of the questions people have asked about Hot Springs like Fun, family friendly, foodie things to do. Click the button below to explore Hot Springs in detail.





What about the return flight?

The distance is the same either way if you're flying a straight line. But for a real trip, there can be plenty of differences so go ahead and check the reverse flight itinerary to fly from Hot Springs to Fort Worth, or go to the main page to calculate other flight times.

You can also compare the travel time if you were to drive instead. Get the full itinerary for a Fort Worth to Hot Springs road trip. Or if you're more interested in the distance, How far is it from Fort Worth to Hot Springs?

If you happen to know Fort Worth, don't forget to help other travelers and answer some questions about Fort Worth!






At a Glance
without making any stops
flight distance is 275 miles
flight time of 43 minutes
37 Fort Worth travel answers
21 Hot Springs travel answers










   
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