There are 7 ways to get from Atlanta to Great Smoky Mountains by bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Megabus, drive  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Atlanta GA to Knoxville
  2. Drive from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains

$28 - $43

6 alternative options

Megabus, drive via Mountain Grove SB before Majestic Grove  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Atlanta GA to Knoxville
  2. Drive from Mountain Grove SB before Majestic Grove to Great Smoky Mountains

$29 - $43

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Great Smoky Mountains 189.3 miles

$18 - $27

Fly to Knoxville, drive  •  4 h 6 min

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

$148 - $382

Fly to Asheville, drive  •  4 h 22 min

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

$130 - $344

Fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, drive  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) ATL - GSP
  2. Drive from Greenville/Spartanburg to Great Smoky Mountains

$86 - $242

Fly to Tri-Cities Regional, drive  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Tri-Cities Regional (TRI) ATL - TRI
  2. Drive from Tri-Cities Regional to Great Smoky Mountains

$124 - $400

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Atlanta to Great Smoky Mountains is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Atlanta to Great Smoky Mountains is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The distance between Atlanta and Great Smoky Mountains is 137 miles. The road distance is 189.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to get from Atlanta to Great Smoky Mountains, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Atlanta, GA, USA and Great Smoky Mountains, TN, USA?

There is no direct connection from Atlanta to Great Smoky Mountains. However, you can take the Megabus to Knoxville then take the drive to Great Smoky Mountains. Alternatively, you can take the Megabus to Knoxville, take the walk to Knoxville Station, take the line 41 bus to Mountain Grove SB before Majestic Grove, then take the drive to Great Smoky Mountains.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Atlanta to Asheville
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Atlanta to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Atlanta to Tri-Cities Regional
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Tri-Cities Regional via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Bus operators

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