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. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. We recommend you stay at least 5 days in order to fully appreciate everything Marion has to offer.

When to visit Marion

Marion in August
Estimated hotel price
C$ 82
1 night at 3-star hotel
Marion in August
Estimated hotel price
C$ 82
1 night at 3-star hotel
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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. The shortest flight to Marion from Canada departs from Vancouver and takes around 30h 24m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Marion. The train journey from Marion to New Orleans takes 8h 35m and costs around C$ 70 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Chicago, expect to pay about C$ 122 for a 10h 22m trip.


Another option to get to Marion is to pick up a car rental from Memphis, which is about 15 km from Marion. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Dollar, among others, in Memphis.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Marion, including Greyhound, Megabus and Tornado Bus. From Jonesboro, the bus ride to Marion takes 145 km and will cost you around C$ 18. From Tupelo, the ticket costs about C$ 40 for a journey of 177 km.

Airports near Marion

Airlines serving Marion

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British Airways
Good (1,742 reviews)
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Air France
Good (495 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (306 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,197 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,443 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (2,035 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (491 reviews)
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Alaska Airlines
Excellent (3,061 reviews)
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Spirit Airlines
Good (2,862 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (181 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (484 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (360 reviews)
Excellent (229 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (578 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

Most booked hotels in Marion

Hampton Inn Marion
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
C$ 199+
Radisson Hotel West Memphis
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 178+
Comfort Inn Marion
Good (6.7, Good reviews)
C$ 147+
Americas Best Value Inn Marion, AR
Good (6.5, Good reviews)
C$ 88+
Ramada by Wyndham West Memphis
Good (6.5, Good reviews)
C$ 77+
Super 8 by Wyndham West Memphis
Okay (5.4, Okay reviews)
C$ 75+

Renting a car in Marion

Expect to pay C$ 1.37 per litre in Marion (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 16.44 and C$ 21.91. Full-size (Nissan Pathfinder or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Marion, while also 64% cheaper than other types, on average.