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There are 3 ways to get from Athens to Knoxville by bus, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus  •  31h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Athens GA to Atlanta GA
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta ,GA to New York, NY
  3. Take the bus from New York, NY to Knoxville, TN

$189 - $321

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 35m

  1. Drive from Athens to Knoxville 260.5 miles

$25 - $40

Shuttle, fly  •  4h 7m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from UGA Georgia Center to Atlanta Airport
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Knoxville (TYS) ATL - TYS

$227 - $483

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Knoxville is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Knoxville is to shuttle and fly which costs $220 - $490 and takes 4h 7m.

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The distance between Athens and Knoxville is 142 miles. The road distance is 260.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Athens to Knoxville without a car is to bus which takes 31h 50m and costs $180 - $330.

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It takes approximately 31h 50m to get from Athens to Knoxville, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Knoxville Airport is the direct flight which takes 49m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Knoxville is 261 miles. It takes approximately 4h 35m to drive from Athens to Knoxville.

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Delta offers flights from Atlanta Airport to Knoxville Airport.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Knoxville. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Atlanta Airport is to shuttle which takes 2h and costs $30 - $45.

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  • Distance: 142.4 miles
  • Duration: 31h 50m

What companies run services between Athens, GA, USA and Knoxville, TN, USA?

You can take a bus from Athens to Knoxville via Atlanta GA, Civic Center Station, Five Points Station, Alabama St @ Forsyth St, University Ave Sw@Pryor Rd Sw, Atlanta ,GA, New York, NY, Knoxville, TN, and Kingston Pike EB Mid-block just past Walker Springs in around 31h 50m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Bus operators
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from Atlanta ,GA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
search.gotobus.com
NYTN Bus
Website
nytnbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Knoxville, TN
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $200
Schedules at
nytnbus.com
Groome Transportation
Phone
(800) 280-9270
Website
groometransportation.com
Shuttle from UGA Georgia Center to Atlanta Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
groometransportation.com

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