How to go to Hot Springs from Charleston

How to go to Hot Springs from Charleston

True to its name, Hot Springs, Arkansas, is renowned for its thermal springs. Hot Springs National Park, and its hiking trails and bathing facilities, is the region’s starring attraction, while the city’s art deco architecture is another big draw for day-trippers from Little Rock. Charleston is a city in Franklin County, Arkansas, United States, and along with Ozark is one of the two county seats of Franklin County. It is part of the Fort Smith, Arkansas-Oklahoma Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Both are in state of Arkansas. So, have you ever thought that how far is it from Charleston to Hot Springs? Or you are going to take a trip or go on business from Charleston to Hot Springs and you want to find out some information about the distance, means of transportation to have the most convenient trip. Let us share with you those useful information at here!

How far is Hot Springs from Charleston?

According to Map, distance from Charleston to Hot Springs is about 112 miles or 181 km. Charleston to Hot Springs drive hours is approximately 2 hours 45 minutes. Drive time may take longer, depend on any stops you make along the way or rush hour. In addition, just 112 miles, maybe it consumes a half tank of gas, you only need to fill up gas tank before you start.

Charleston to Hot Springs road trip

When you travel or discover on the road from Charleston to Hot Springs, you may stop on the way and do something such as take a photo, try special food, or just simply that you need to take a short rest. Your trip can be lasted more than usual.

Road trip: 1 days of driving

With the full itinerary planned out, we can estimate your total travel time for this trip.

Travel time: 2 hours 45 minutes on the road


Start at Charleston.

Drive for about 2.7 hours and arrive in Hot Springs

You also can stay longer at stop depend on your mood, by the way time you on the road just about 2 hours 45 minutes.

Charleston to Hot Springs airports and flights

Sometime you wonder that what is flight distance from Charleston to Hot Springs? And how long is the flight from Charleston to Hot Springs? Let’s estimate, because flight route is straight line, so you go less distance on travel. Charleston to Hot Springs flight time is about . Your plane flies much faster than a car, so the flight time is about 1/18th of the time it would take to drive. But this way is quite expensive. However, if you fly on commercial flight, your travel time will include in time to get airport near you, waiting, landing and others.

But if you dont't have private plane, we still have information about airport near Charleston, Arkansas or airport in Charleston, Arkansas for you.

Departure airport: Fort Smith Regional Airport (FSM)

Arrival airport: Memorial Field Airport (HOT)

We can estimate the travel time to and from the airport, based on how far the airport is from downtown.

Time to getting to the airport: 32 minutes

Time to getting to your destination:

Time on flight: 11 minutes

So now we can finally get an idea of the total travel time from Charleston to Hot Springs including time spent getting to/from the airports, an estimated wait time of 2 hours at the airport for TSA security lines and waiting at the gate, and the actual flight itself.

Total travel time: 2 hours 49 minutes

Flying from Charleston to Hot Springs can not save time on travel and is not economical. Therefore, it is not a good way for your trip in reality.