There are 6 ways to get from Austin to Great Smoky Mountains National Park by plane, car, bus, taxi or train

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

Fly from Austin, drive  •  7 h 16 min

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

$246 - $1,112

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus, drive  •  26 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Houston, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the Megabus from Atlanta GA to Knoxville
  4. Drive from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$128 - $297

4 alternative options

Bus to San Antonio, fly, drive  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  2. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Knoxville (TYS) SAT - TYS
  3. Drive from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$272 - $1,243

Bus, Megabus, taxi  •  29 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Dallas, Tx 894
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the Megabus from Atlanta GA to Knoxville
  4. Take a taxi from Mountain Grove SB before Majestic Grove to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$340 - $558

Train, Megabus, taxi  •  32 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Austin Amtrak to Dallas Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the Megabus from Downtown Dallas to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  3. Take the Megabus from Atlanta GA to Knoxville
  4. Take a taxi from Mountain Grove SB before Majestic Grove to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$358 - $507

Drive  •  16 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Austin to Great Smoky Mountains National Park 1106 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Austin to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 16 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Austin to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is to fly and drive which costs $240 - $1,200 and takes 7 h 16 min.

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The distance between Austin and Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 908 miles. The road distance is 1106 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 16 min to get from Austin to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Austin, TX, USA and Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN, USA?

There is no direct connection from Austin to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. However, you can take the line 20 bus to ABIA Lower Level, take the walk to Austin airport, fly to Knoxville, then take the drive to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Alternatively, you can take the bus to San Antonio, Tx, take the walk to Navarro & Houston, take the line 5 bus to S.A. International Airport W Gate, take the walk to San Antonio airport, fly to Knoxville, then take the drive to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Austin to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from San Antonio to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from San Antonio to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from San Antonio to Knoxville via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Knoxville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Antonio to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Antonio to Knoxville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from San Antonio to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Knoxville via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from San Antonio to Knoxville via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from San Antonio to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from San Antonio to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Austin to Knoxville via Orlando Sanford
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Austin Amtrak to Dallas Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Austin, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from Austin, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta GA to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Downtown Dallas to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Mountain Grove SB before Majestic Grove to Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Knoxville Taxi Service
Phone
+1 865 691 1900
Website
knoxvilletaxicab.com

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