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There are 8 ways to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Great Smoky Mountains National Park by train, plane or bus

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

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Knoxville, travel  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Knoxville (TYS) DCA - TYS
  3. Travel from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

7 alternative options

Fly Washington Dulles to Knoxville, travel  •  6h 12m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Knoxville (TYS) IAD - TYS
  2. Travel from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Fly Washington Dulles to Asheville, travel  •  7h 3m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Asheville (AVL) IAD - AVL
  2. Travel from Asheville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Knoxville, travel  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Knoxville (TYS) PHL - TYS
  3. Travel from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, travel  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) DCA - GSP
  3. Travel from Greenville/Spartanburg to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Fly Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg, travel  •  7h 55m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) IAD - GSP
  2. Travel from Greenville/Spartanburg to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Train Amtrak, bus, travel  •  14h 41m

  1. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  4. Travel from Asheville, Nc to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Train, bus, travel via Durham, Nc  •  16h 6m

  1. Take the train from BWI RAIL STATION MARC sb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
  2. Take the bus from Washington to Durham, NC
  3. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  4. Travel from Asheville, Nc to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Questions & Answers

The distance between Baltimore Airport (BWI) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 452 miles.

The best way to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Great Smoky Mountains National Park without a car is to train and bus and travel which takes 14h 41m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 8m to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Knoxville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 39m.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Knoxville Airport.

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There are 1737+ hotels available in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Prices start at $128 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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  • Distance: 452 miles
  • Duration: 5h 8m

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

There is no direct connection from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. However, you can take the bus to BWI Amtrak/MARC Station, take the walk to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station, take the train to Washington Union Station, take the walk to UNION STATION station, take the subway to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station, take the subway to NATIONAL AIRPORT station, take the walk to Reagan Washington airport, fly to Knoxville, then take the travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Alternatively, you can take the bus to BWI Amtrak/MARC Station, take the walk to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station, take the train to New Carrollton Amtrak Station, take the walk to NEW CARROLLTON station, take the subway to ROSSLYN station, take the walk to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C, take the bus to Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door, take the walk to Washington Dulles airport, fly to Knoxville, then take the travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Asheville
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $330
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from BWI RAIL STATION MARC sb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
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 Greensboro, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Durham, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65

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