There are 4 ways to get from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Great Smoky Mountains National Park by plane, car or bus

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Fly to Knoxville, drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Knoxville (TYS) ATL - TYS
  2. Drive from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$154 - $373

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Bus, drive  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Winston Salem, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  3. Drive from Asheville, Nc to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$70 - $162

2 alternative options

Fly to Asheville, drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Asheville (AVL) ATL - AVL
  2. Drive from Asheville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$131 - $335

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Great Smoky Mountains National Park 195.2 miles

$19 - $28

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The distance between Atlanta Airport (ATL) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 146 miles. The road distance is 195.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Knoxville Airport is the direct flight which takes 48 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 195 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to drive from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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Delta offers flights from Atlanta Airport to Knoxville Airport.

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There are 1719+ hotels available in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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  • Distance: 146.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 25 min

What companies run services between Atlanta Airport (ATL), USA and Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN, USA?

There is no direct connection from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. However, you can fly to Knoxville then take the drive to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Alternatively, you can fly to Asheville then take the drive to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Atlanta to Asheville
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Bus operators
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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