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There are 5 ways to get from Atlanta to Great Smoky Mountains National Park by bus or plane

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Bus, travel  •  12h 20m

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

4 alternative options

Fly to Knoxville, travel  •  3h 5m

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

Fly to Asheville, travel  •  3h 57m

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

Fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, travel  •  4h 57m

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

Fly to Tri-Cities Regional, travel  •  5h 8m

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

Questions & Answers

The distance between Atlanta and Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 138 miles.

The best way to get from Atlanta to Great Smoky Mountains National Park without a car is to bus and travel which takes 12h 20m and costs .

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It takes approximately 12h 20m to get from Atlanta 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 49m.

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Delta offers flights from Atlanta Airport to Knoxville Airport.

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There are 1723+ hotels available in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Prices start at $119 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Atlanta Airport is to subway which takes 17m and costs $3.

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Map of how to get from Atlanta to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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  • Distance: 138.1 miles
  • Duration: 12h 20m

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

There is no direct connection from Atlanta to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. However, you can take the bus to Winston Salem, Nc, take the bus to Asheville, Nc, then take the travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Alternatively, you can take the subway to Airport Station, take the walk to Atlanta airport, fly to Knoxville, then take the travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Atlanta to Asheville
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Atlanta to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Atlanta to Tri-Cities Regional
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
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
6h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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