There are 2 ways to get from Asheville to Knoxville by bus or car

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Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Asheville, Nc to Knoxville, Tn 4845

$17 - $40

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Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Asheville to Knoxville 116.9 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Asheville to Knoxville is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Asheville to Knoxville is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The distance between Asheville and Knoxville is 81 miles. The road distance is 116.9 miles.

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The bus from Asheville, Nc to Knoxville, Tn takes 2 h 20 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Asheville, Nc and arriving at Knoxville, Tn. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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The nearest airport to Knoxville is Knoxville (TYS) Airport which is 11.4 miles away. Other nearby airports include Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) (121.8 miles), Nashville (BNA) (154.9 miles), Atlanta (ATL) (164 miles) and Charlotte (CLT) (175.9 miles).

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Map of how to get from Asheville to Knoxville.
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  • Distance: 81 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 20 min

What companies run services between Asheville, NC, USA and Knoxville, TN, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Asheville to Knoxville every 2 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

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Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Bus from Asheville, Nc to Knoxville, Tn
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
$17 - $26
$30 - $40

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