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 February
Estimated hotel price
$193
1 night at 3-star hotel
Marion in February
Estimated hotel price
$193
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Marion

Plane

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

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Marion. The train journey from Marion to New Orleans takes 8h 35m and costs around $135 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Chicago, expect to pay about $162 for a 10h 22m trip.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Marion, including Tornado Bus, Greyhound and Bus. From Little Rock, the bus ride to Marion takes 193 km and will cost you around $253. From Nashville, the ticket costs about $163 for a journey of 343 km.

Plane

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

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Marion. The train journey from Marion to New Orleans takes 8h 35m and costs around $135 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Chicago, expect to pay about $162 for a 10h 22m trip.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Marion, including Tornado Bus, Greyhound and Bus. From Little Rock, the bus ride to Marion takes 193 km and will cost you around $253. From Nashville, the ticket costs about $163 for a journey of 343 km.

Airports near Marion

Airlines serving Marion

Lufthansa
Good (4,711 reviews)
KLM
Good (832 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,684 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,547 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (481 reviews)
Air France
Good (985 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,109 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,976 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,403 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,076 reviews)
Finnair
Good (842 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,822 reviews)
Spirit Airlines
Good (4,575 reviews)
Frontier
Okay (1,366 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (776 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (495 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (956 reviews)
China Southern
Excellent (35 reviews)
Aeromexico
Good (792 reviews)
Copa Airlines
Good (776 reviews)
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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 $1.62 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 $19.39 and $25.86. The most frequently booked car type in Marion is Full-size (GMC Yukon or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Ford Focus or similar) is, on average, 60% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay $1.62 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 $19.39 and $25.86. The most frequently booked car type in Marion is Full-size (GMC Yukon or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Ford Focus or similar) is, on average, 60% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.