Located in the Northwest corner of Arkansas, Fayetteville is situated on Interstate 49, with proximity to Highway 412 and the Northwest Arkansas Regional (XNA) Airport.
DRIVING DISTANCES FROM MAJOR CITIES TO FAYETTEVILLE
Springfield – 113 miles
Tulsa – 118 miles
Hot Springs – 190 miles
Little Rock – 203 miles
Oklahoma City – 225 miles
Kansas City – 268 miles
Wichita – 314 miles
Shreveport – 317 miles
St. Louis – 329 miles
Memphis – 336 miles
Dallas – 398 miles
Jackson – 546 miles
Louisville – 598 miles
Chicago – 632 miles
New Orleans – 732 miles
BY PLANE – NORTHWEST ARKANSAS REGIONAL AIRPORT (XNA)
Many visitors to Fayetteville come here via the Northwest Arkansas National Airport (XNA), which is less than 20 miles from Fayetteville. XNA provides provides convenient, economical air transportation for those traveling to and from Northwest Arkansas. Six major carriers fly to XNA, providing direct flights from Dallas, Chicago, New York, Atlanta, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington, D.C, Las Vegas and other metropolitan areas in the United States. With the continual population growth in Northwest Arkansas, XNA strives to grow and meet the demands of the region. For more information, visit www.flyxna.com or call (479) 205-1000.
The drive to Fayetteville allows guests to Northwest Arkansas an excellent opportunity to see the beauty of the Ozark Mountains. Whether taking the fastest route to I-49 and heading south on the interstate, or taking the “backroads” through Elm Springs that give a glimpse into the rural side of Benton and Washington counties, the drive to Fayetteville is short and will have you experiencing all that Fayetteville has to offer in no time!
Along with the attractions in Fayetteville, many guests enjoy stopping in nearby Northwest Arkansas cities on their way to Fayetteville — or on the way back to the airport. Other nearby attractions include the Walmart Museum and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, the Daisy Airgun Museum and Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion (AMP) in Rogers, and the Tontitown Winery and Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale.
DIRECTIONS FROM XNA TO FAYETTEVILLE; TOTAL: 24 MILES
Follow the signs to exit the airport, then turn left (east) on to Hwy. 264 and go 3.5 miles to Cave Springs. At Cave Springs, turn right on to Hwy. 112/264, then go 0.4 miles. Turn left on to Hwy. 264 and travel east 6 miles to I-49. Take I-49 South for 10 miles and then take any of these exits for Fayetteville:
Exit 67 — Fayetteville Business District (NWA Mall, Washington Regional Medical Center, College Ave./Hwy. 71)
Exit 66 — Hwy. 112 (the 112 Drive-in Theatre and Sam’s Club)
Exit 64 — Lake Wedington
Exit 62 — Centennial Park, University of Arkansas campus, Historic Downtown Square, Dickson Street, Fayetteville Visitors Center
Exit 60 — Mount Kessler
AIRPORT SHUTTLE SERVICES:
Ambassador Transportation Services
Jim’s Express Shuttle & Taxi
Pinnacle Car Services