There are 6 ways to get from Charlotte 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.

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Bus, drive  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  3. Drive from Asheville, Nc to Great Smoky Mountains

$41 - $93

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Great Smoky Mountains 193.6 miles

$19 - $28

Fly to Knoxville, drive  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Knoxville (TYS) CLT - TYS
  2. Drive from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains

$187 - $1,012

Fly to Asheville, drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Asheville (AVL) CLT - AVL
  2. Drive from Asheville to Great Smoky Mountains

$179 - $1,014

Fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, drive  •  5 h 20 min

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

$164 - $872

Fly to Tri-Cities Regional, drive  •  4 h 57 min

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

$183 - $970

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charlotte to Great Smoky Mountains is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charlotte to Great Smoky Mountains is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between Charlotte and Great Smoky Mountains is 153 miles. The road distance is 193.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 28 min to get from Charlotte to Great Smoky Mountains, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Charlotte Airport to Knoxville Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Charlotte to Great Smoky Mountains.
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  • Distance: 153 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 28 min

What companies run services between Charlotte, NC, USA and Great Smoky Mountains, TN, USA?

There is no direct connection from Charlotte to Great Smoky Mountains. However, you can take the bus to Winston Salem, Nc, take the bus to Asheville, Nc, then take the drive to Great Smoky Mountains. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Great Smoky Mountains.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Asheville
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Charlotte to Tri-Cities Regional
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
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 Charlotte, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
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

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