Marion travel guide

Marion Tourism | Marion Guide

You're Going to Love Marion

With a population of 12,345, Marion is a must-see destination in Arkansas, United States.

When to visit Marion

Marion in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Marion in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Marion


Although Marion doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Memphis Airport (MEM), which is located 27 km from Marion.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Marion. The train journey from Marion to New Orleans takes 8h 35m and costs around $84 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Chicago, expect to pay about $146 for a 10h 22m trip.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Marion, including Tornado Bus, Greyhound and FlixBus. From Nashville, the bus ride to Marion takes 290 km and will cost you around $449. From Dallas, the ticket costs about $227 for a journey of 652 km.

Airports near Marion

Airlines serving Marion

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British Airways
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Alaska Airlines
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Spirit Airlines
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ITA Airways
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Aer Lingus
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Korean Air
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Where to stay in Marion

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Comfort Inn Marion and Hampton Inn Marion.

Where to stay in popular areas of Marion

Hiring a car in Marion

Expect to pay $1.67 per litre in Marion (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $19.95 and $26.60. The most frequently booked car type in Marion is Standard (Kia Soul or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Full-size car hire (Nissan Pathfinder or similar) is, on average, 68% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.