There are 10 ways to get from Baltimore to Great Smoky Mountains National Park by train, plane, car 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.

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Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Knoxville, drive  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Knoxville (TYS) DCA - TYS
  3. Drive from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$219 - $771

Cheapest option

Train, bus, drive via Durham, Nc  •  15 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from PENN 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. Drive from Asheville, Nc to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$65 - $124

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Fly Baltimore to Asheville, drive  •  4 h 43 min

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

$94 - $474

Train to Washington Dulles, fly to Knoxville, drive  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Knoxville (TYS) IAD - TYS
  3. Drive from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$285 - $778

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Knoxville, drive  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Knoxville (TYS) PHL - TYS
  3. Drive from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$261 - $823

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, drive  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) DCA - GSP
  3. Drive from Greenville/Spartanburg to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$197 - $483

Train to Washington Dulles, fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, drive  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) IAD - GSP
  3. Drive from Greenville/Spartanburg to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$203 - $640

Train, bus, drive  •  13 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  3. Drive from Asheville, Nc to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$85 - $209

Train, bus, drive via Washington Union Station  •  14 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  3. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
  4. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  5. Drive from Asheville, Nc to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$146 - $366

Drive  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Baltimore to Great Smoky Mountains National Park 549.9 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The distance between Baltimore and Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 459 miles. The road distance is 549.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Baltimore 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 1 h 44 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Baltimore to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 550 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 50 min to drive from Baltimore to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Reagan Washington 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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The best way to get from Baltimore to Baltimore Airport is to tram which takes 31 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Baltimore to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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  • Distance: 458.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 29 min

What companies run services between Baltimore, MD, USA and Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN, USA?

There is no direct connection from Baltimore to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. However, you can 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 drive to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Alternatively, you can take the tram to BWI AIRPORT LT RAIL sb, take the walk to Baltimore airport, fly to Asheville, then take the drive to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Baltimore to Asheville
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Train from Washington Union Station to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
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 PENN STATION MARC sb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $20
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
Bus from Durham, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Sunway Charters
Phone
+1 704-348-1200
Email
info@sunwaycharters.com
Website
sunwaycharters.com
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Winston-Salem
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
sunwaycharters.com

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